Canes edged by Kitchener’s shorthanded tally
GUELPH – A shorthanded goal in the third period gave the Kitchener Dutchmen a 2-1 victory over the Guelph Hurricanes in Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League play Saturday night at the Sleeman Centre.
Kitchener had opened the scoring with the only goal of the first period while the Canes responded with the lone goal of the second.
Mason Sinkeldam scored for the Canes with assists going to Alex Jerome and Anthony Mota.
Kole Scott and Liam Hurley each had a goal for Kitchener, Hurley scoring the shorthanded winner with 13:14 to go in regulation time. Blair Derynck and Carter Lennon set up that goal.
The Dutchmen outshot the Canes 29-21 and were scoreless on two power plays while the Canes were scoreless on six.
Riley Daniels made 20 saves in the Kitchener net for the win while Trenton McGrail made 27 saves in a losing cause for the Canes.
Guelph is tied for sixth in the Midwestern Conference with the Brampton Bombers. The Canes are at 7-13-1-3 and the Bombers are at 9-12-0-0. Kitchener is fifth at 9-12-0-2.
Next up for the Canes is a game against Brampton Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Sleeman Centre.
Dutchmen 2 Hurricanes 1
1. Kitchener, Kole Scott (unassisted), 19:33
Penalties: Pys Kit (hooking), 2:34; Cooper Kit (high sticking), 17:05.
2. Guelph, Mason Sinkeldam (Alex Jerome, Anthony Mota), 18:26
Penalties: Harrison Gue (slashing), 5:29; Taylor Kit (roughing), 6:57; N.George Gue (slashing), 19:00.
3. Kitchener, Liam Hurley (Blair Derynck, Carter Lennon) 6:46 sh
Penalties: Morris Kit (hooking), 2:50; Marinier Kit (tripping), 4:58; Derynck Kit (roughing), Aiken Gue (holding), 11:33; Lennon Kit (interference), 13:30.
Shots on Goal
Goalies: Daniels (W, 21 shots-20 saves), Kitchener; McGrail (29 shots-27 saves), Guelph.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Kitchener 0-2; Guelph 0-6.
- Guelph Sports Journal