Gryphon hockey men’s win streak halted by Brock
ST. CATHARINES – The Guelph Gryphons saw their five-game winning streak in OUA men’s hockey league play come to an end Friday night when they were edged 3-1 by the Brock Badgers at the Seymour-Hannah Centre.
The Badgers scored the lone goal of the first period before a scoreless second. The teams hit for a goal apiece in the first four minutes of the third before Brock completed the scoring just shy of the final period’s eight-minute mark.
Cody Thompson fired home the goal for Guelph while Max McCutcheon and Mathieu Henderson assisted on the goal.
Ryan Purvis, Chris Maniccia and Cosimo Fontana each had a goal for Brock while assists went to Patrick Volpe, Brandon O’Quinn, Sammy Banga, Ayden MacDonald, Dexter Weber and Maniccia.
The Gryphs outshot Brock 33-28, but were scoreless on three power plays while the Badgers went 1-for-7.
Andrew Masters was charged with the loss in net for Guelph while Clint Windsor picked up the win for Brock.
Guelph leads the West Division at 16-5-1 while Brock is fifth at 11-6-4.
Next game for the Gryphs is Friday when they’re to tangle with the Toronto Varsity Blues (7-13-1) at Toronto’s Varsity Arena. Game time is 7 p.m.
Badgers 3 Gryphons 1
1. Brock, Purvis (Volpe, O’Quinn), 2:41
Penalties: J.McFadden Gue (slashing), MacDonald Bro (cross checking), 3:08; Z.McFadden Gue (hooking), 4:57; Volpe Bro (interference), 12:03; MacDonald Bro (high sticking), 17:29; Winder Gue (goaltender interference), 19:28.
Penalties: Migliaccio Gue (tripping), 4:18; J.McFadden Gue (slashing), 7:03; Lemmon Bro (high sticking), 17:51.
2. Brock, Maniccia (Banga, MacDonald), 0:35 pp
3. Guelph, Thompson (McCutcheon, Henderson), 3:01
4. Brock, Fontana (Weber, Maniccia), 7:52
Penalties: Winder Gue (elbowing), 0:10; J.McFadden Gue (boarding), 0:32; Z.McFadden Gue (cross checking), Banga Bro (slashing), 8:09; Ma.Stevens Gue (hooking), 8:49; Boyer Gue (roughing), Timpano Bro (slashing), 13:46.
Shots on Goal
Goalies: Masters (L, 28 shots-25 saves), Guelph; Windsor (W, 33 shots-32 saves), Brock.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Guelph 0-3; Brock 1-7.
- Guelph Sports Journal