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73’s Fall In Game 7

The Essex 73’s will not be moving on to the Schmalz Cup finals.

Last night they dropped a close game 7 to the Ayr Centennials, falling 2-1.

Eric Shaw scored on the powerplay in the first period to give Essex a 1-0 lead.

But Ayr fought back in the third to tie it up, and scored the game winner with less than two minutes to play.

73’s goalie Tyler Ryan had a busy night in net, making 49 saves.

Ayr will face the Port Hope Panthers in the Schamlz Cup final.