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This is Danburys first goal of the season, and his second of the year.
The Danbury team went on to win the league championship with a 5-2 victory over Ottawa.
Danbury’s first goal was scored by a Danbury player (Danbury goalie, Matt Macleod) and was scored during a 2-on-2 situation.
The goal was assisted by two Danbury players, Alex Cuthbert and Ben Reiter.
The goal was a hat trick for Danbury.
The team has only won two games in the season series against Ottawa and Ottawa lost two games to Danbury during the regular season.
The Danbury Goal of the Year, for Danburies first hat trick of the postseason, was scored in Game 1 of the first round against Ottawa.
Danbury won Game 1 4-2 and Game 2 4-3.
Danburys hat trick on May 1st was a goal from Danbury defenseman Joe Cocker.
The next goal, a hat-trick for Danbrough in Game 4, was assisted, but Cocker’s shot was blocked by Ottawa goalie Ryan White.
Danbury went on a 5 game win streak from May 18th to May 25th, including a 6-1 win over Ottawa in Game 5.
Cocker was named the Danbury Hockey League Goal of The Week for Game 5 of the series.
Cottesworth, New Hampshire has only played twice in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The first round series was a 4-0 win for New Hampshire over New Jersey in the first game of the second round on June 17th, the Danburians first Stanley Cup Playoff win since 1985.
The win also earned the Dan Buries first win in the playoffs in 19 years.
The second round series went 3-2-1 for the Danbys, but New Hampshire won the first two games of the playoffs.
The series was tied 4-4 at the end of the 2nd period when Danbury scored his 2nd goal of postseason, but the tying goal was saved by the Senators goalie, Scott Darling.
In Game 4 of the Series, the Senators won 5-4, with Cocker scoring the overtime winner for the win.
The third round series also went 3 and a half games, with New Hampshire taking a 4 and a 1-0 series lead into the third period.
Danbyes goalie, Ben Reiner, stopped 21 shots and stopped 24 shots for a 3-1 Danbury victory.
Cater’s goal in Game 3 of the fourth round was a second goal of his postseason career.
The last goal scored by Danbury in the postseason was by Cocker in Game 6 of the Stanley Series in the 2017 Stanley Cup Finals.
The playoffs ended in Game 7, but Danbury had a 2nd overtime victory to advance to the Stanley Finals.