The Denver Outlaws remained undefeated Saturday night as they defeated the winless Boston Cannons 14-10 at Harvard Stadium.
Denver got off to a quick start thanks to eventual player of the game Drew Snider, who scored his first of five goals 13 seconds after the opening face-off. A goal by Terry Kimenr and another tally from Snider brought the score to 3-0 before the Cannons answered back with 2 of their own from Paul Rabil and Mike Stone. Zach Greer, in his first game with the Outlaws, scored on a power player and Justin Pennington followed up to bring the score to 5-2 after the first quarter.
The second quarter opened similarly to the first, with Snider and Terry Kimener scoring the first two goals. Former Outlaw Colin Briggs scored the next goal, off an assist from Boston captain Ryan Boyle, which earned him 400 career points, breaking the Major League Lacrosse Record previously held by Casey Powell. The Outlaws and Cannons traded several goals to close out the first half, including another goal by Greer and a goal after a face-off by Anthony Kelly. The Outlaws went into halftime leading 9-6.
The Cannons came out firing in the second half and eventually tied the score at 9-9. Greer quickly answered back with a goal for at hat trick. Greer got the next point of the game as well, with a slick behind the back goal to put the Outlaws up by 2. The Cannons ended the third quarter with a goal of their own to bring the score to 11-10.
Snider started the fourth quarter with his fourth goal of the game to bring the score to 12-10. The score would remain this way for most of the fourth, with the Cannons and Outlaws trading penalty kills. The Outlaws finally scored with a power play goal by Snider with 2:36 left to go. Veteran Brendan Mundorf scored his only goal of the game to bring the final tally to 14-10 Outlaws.
Goalie Jesse Schwartzman had 17 saves on the night. Kelly went 16-27 on face-offs. Click here for the complete game statistics.
The Outlaws will come home next week and take on the 1-2 Rochester Rattlers. For game and ticket information, click here.