Malott Hat Trick Lifts Blades Over Essex
Malott scored a first period pair of goals, while Dede Cato also scored in the first period.
Blenheim up 3-0, fought off Essex who pulled within a goal heading into the third 3-2.
Malott however, put the game on ice in the third, completing his hat trick.
Cameron Symons assisted on two goals in the game.
The Blades also officially welcomed back veteran Carter Wright, who had only appeared in a handful of games with the team this season.