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The Manchester Flames Mite Minor 1 team win Silver Medal

By Manchester Flames, 03/02/14, 1:00PM EST

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The Manchester Flames Mite Minor 1 team took the Silver Medal in this past weekends March Showdown Tournament held at various arenas in and around Portland, ME.

The team went 3-1 in the preliminary rounds earning them a spot in the Gold Medal game against the home team Portland Jr. Pirates.  In the final game, the Flames took a 3-0 lead into the 2nd period, before the Jr. Pirates score 3 goals to tie it up.  The teams matched each other with goals in the first 15 minutes of the third period before the Jr. Pirates took the lead for good with less than 5 minutes to play in the game.

The Flames played their hearts out and learned some great lessons about what it takes to play in the "Big" game.  More importantly, they had a great time at their first tournament away from home!  Great job Flames!