Baltimore Blast vs. Ontario Fury
Friday, December 1 @ SECU Arena 7:35 p.m. EST
Baltimore Blast vs. St. Louis Ambush
Saturday, December 2 @ SECU Arena 6:05p.m. EST
Setting the Tone:
Baltimore Blast: 2-1
Tied for second place in the Eastern Division
Previous Game: Lost to Florida 5-4
Ontario Fury: 2-2
Tied for second place in the Pacific Division
Previous Game: Lost to San Diego 8-0
St. Louis Ambush: 0-4
Fourth place in the Central Division
Previous Game: Lost to Cedar Rapids 9-7
*St. Louis plays in Harrisburg Friday, December 1st and their record and stats will be changed*
Baltimore Players to Watch:
Vini Dantas, the 2017 Championship MVP, leads the Blast with 5 goals and 8 points. Tony Donatelli is second on the team in points, and leads the Blast with 4 assists on the year. The Blast have a very balanced offensive attack, with 10 players recording at least one goal this season. The Blast are led on defense by 2-time Defender of the Year, Pat Healey, and Adriano Dos Santos. The Blast are anchored by 2-time Goalkeeper of the Year, William Vanzela.
The Competition- Ontario Fury
The Fury are led on offense by Leonardo De Oliveira, whose 11 points are tied for 3rd in the MASL. His seven assists are also third in the league. The Fury also get scoring contributions from their defenseman, with Thiago Goncalves, Douglas Lima, and Maicon De Abreu all tied for the team lead with 4 goals along with De Oliveira. Goncalves and fellow defenseman Corey Maret are tied for the team lead with four blocks. Jose Miranda is in goal for the Fury, with his .687 save percentage ranking fifth in the MASL.
The Competition- St. Louis Ambush
The Ambush are led by midfielder Victor France with 9 points on the year, including 6 goals which ranks tied for fifth in the MASL. Player/coach Hewerton Moreira leads the team with five assists, which is tied for sixth in the league. Defenseman Robert Acosta leads the team with 7 blocks and is tied for fourth in the league in this category. Paulo Nascimento is in goal for the Ambush.
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December 15th 7:35 p.m. EST Baltimore Blast @ Florida Tropics
December 16th 7:05 p.m. EST Baltimore Blast @ Harrisburg Heat