Generals edge North Star to earn spot in Allan Cup semifinals

Battling back from a one goal deficit in the third period, the Bentley Generals earned a semifinal berth with a 4-3 win over the Ile-des-Chenes North Stars in Allan Cup round robin play. Matt Stefanishion again led the Generals with two goals, giving him five through the first two games of the tournament. He scored the game winning goal with less than two minutes to play in regulation.

STEINBACH, Man. — Battling back from a one goal deficit in the third period, the Bentley Generals earned a semifinal berth with a 4-3 win over the Ile-des-Chenes North Stars in Allan Cup round robin play.

Matt Stefanishion again led the Generals with two goals, giving him five through the first two games of the tournament. He scored the game winning goal with less than two minutes to play in regulation.

Ian Schultz had a goal and an assist while Alex MacLeod scored the other Generals goal.

The Generals led 2-1 after the first period, but fell behind 3-2 as the North Stars responded with two goals of their own in the second period.

Generals goalie made 30 saves in the win, while the Generals got 37 shots on North Stars goalie Ryan Person.

The win puts the Generals in first place in their division and vaults them straight into the semifinal of the tournament. They will next play on Friday at 7 p.m.