Mount Forest Patriots blank Wingham

WINGHAM – David Lobsinger stopped 20 shots to pick up the shutout as the Mount Forest Patriots blanked the Wingham Ironmen 4-0 in Provincial Junior C Hockey League play Friday night at the Wescast Complex Rink.

The Patriots scored once in the first period and three times in the second for the win in the chippy affair. A total of 151 minutes in penalties were issued during the game, 85 to Mount Forest.

Despite the penalties, there were no power-play goals. Mount Forest had eight power plays and Wingham had six.

The Patriots outshot the Ironmen 29-20. Kyle Morning was charged with the loss for Wingham.

Klayton Hoelscher scored twice while single goals were added by Luke Hoelscher and Michael Stefanelli. Blair Butchart had two assists while Brendon Aitken, Jack Francis, Shawn Lantz and Luke Hoelscher had one each.

The Patriots lead the Pollock Division at 7-1-0-0 while Wingham is in a three-way tie for second at 6-3-0-1 with the Mitchell Hawks (6-1-1-0) and Walkerton Hawks (6-2-1-0).

The Patriots are to play the Goderich Flyers (2-6-0-0) Saturday at Goderich. Game time is 7:35 p.m.


Patriots 4 Ironmen 0
First Period
1. Mount Forest, L.Hoelscher (Aitken, Francis) 15:18
Penalties: Hunter MtF (boarding, boarding misconduct), 16:47
Second Period
2. Mount Forest, K.Hoelscher (Butchart, Lantz) 2:28
3. Mount Forest, Stefanelli (Butchart) 8:30
4. Mount Forest, K.Hoelscher (L.Hoelscher) 11:05
Penalties: Long Wing (slashing), 0:13; Stovel Wing (cross checking), 9:02; Butchart MtF (roughing, inciting an opponent misconduct, unsportsmanlike conduct), K.Hoelscher MtF (inciting an opponent misconduct), Langlois Wing (inciting an opponent misconduct, abuse of officials misconduct, second misconduct game misconduct), Collinson Wing (cross checking, roughing), Huber Wing (roughing), 12:25; Richardson MtF (roughing), Becker MtF (inciting an opponent misconduct), Logan Wing (slashing, roughing, unsportsmanlike conduct, inciting an opponent misconduct), Long Wing (removal of opponents or own helmet gross misconduct), 16:48.
Third Period
No scoring
Penalties: Vollmer Wing (cross checking), 1:42; K.Hoelscher MtF (slashing), 4:15; Francis MtF (slashing), 5:31; Philips MtF (slashing), 6:07; Acheson MtF (fighting major, fighting game misconduct), Tolton Wing (high sticking, fighting game misconduct), 7:13; Stefanelli MtF (cross checking), Gibbings Wing (roughing), 10:44; Buchanan Wing (kneeing), 13:03; Vollmer Wing (tripping), 13:36; Cribbin MtF (throwing the stick), 13:51; Francis MtF (slashing, inciting an opponent misconduct), 16:50; Richardson MtF (abuse of officials game misconduct, second misconduct game misconduct), McCutcheon Wing (abuse of officials misconduct), 20:00.
Shots on Goal
Mount Forest      11-12-6–29
Wingham                9-3-8–20
Goalies: Lobsinger (W, 20 shots-20 saves), Mount Forest; Morning (L, 29 shots-25 saves), Wingham.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Mount Forest 0-8; Wingham 0-6.
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