Shorthanded goals help Patriots dump Wingham
WINGHAM – The Mount Forest Patriots scored a pair of shorthanded goals as they thumped the Wingham Ironmen 7-1 in the second game of their Provincial Junior Hockey League Pollock Division semifinal Sunday at the Wescast Complex rink.
The Patriots lead the best-of-seven series 2-0.
Mount Forest scored four times in the first period and stretched its lead to 6-1 by the end of the second.
Blair Butchart hit for a pair of goals while Michael Stefanelli, Klayton Hoelscher, Brendon Aitken, Ryan Maksymyk and Ryley Cribbin also scored. Butchart and Cribbin each had two assists while Derick Acheson, Shawn Lantz, Klayton Hoelscher and Hayden Coulter had one each.
Kyle Langlois scored for Wingham with help from Carter Collinson and Tanner Hertel.
Wingham outshot the Patriots 27-25.
David Lobsinger had 26 saves to pick up the win for the Patriots. Jamie Bock took the loss for Wingham. He had 18 saves.
The Patriots went 2-for-10 on their power play and the Ironmen went 1-for-9 on their power play.
Third game of the series is set for Tuesday at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex. Game time is 8 p.m.
Patriots 7 Ironmen 1
1. Mount Forest, Stefanelli (Acheson, Butchart) 4:22
2. Mount Forest, K.Hoelscher (Butchart, Cribbin) 6:54
3. Mount Forest, Butchart (unassisted) 11:16
4. Mount Forest, Aitken (Lantz) 18:48 pp
Penalties: Weber MtF (high sticking), 1:55; Huber Wing (slashing), 5:59; Heibein Wing (tripping), 10:04; Cribbin MtF (interference), 10:25; Birkett MtF (hooking), 14:25; Buchanan Wing (slashing), 18:13; Acheson MtF (roughing), Gibbings Wing (roughing), Gibson Wing (inciting an opponent misconduct), 19:20; Haffner MtF (cross checking), 19:32.
5. Mount Forest, Maksymyk (Cribbin) 0:32 sh
6. Wingham, Langlois (Collinson, Hertel) 7:57 pp
7. Mount Forest, Butchart (K.Hoelscher, Coulter) 14:31 pp
Penalties: Coulter MtF (slashing), 5:40; Philips MtF (roughing after whistle), 6:44; Lantz MtF (inciting an opponent misconduct), Higgins Wing (inciting an opponent misconduct), 7:57; R.Vollmer Wing (slashing), 12:41; Becker MtF (slashing), 15:12; Coulter MtF (cross checking), Collinson Wing (cross checking), 17:20; Stewart Wing (slashing), 19:41.
8. Mount Forest, Cribbin (unassisted) 2:15 sh
Penalties: Haffner MtF (hooking), 0:29; Higgins Wing (checking from behind, checking from behind game misconduct), 3:00; Gibbings Wing (slashing), 5:15; Philips MtF (inciting an opponent misconduct), Long Wing (inciting an opponent misconduct), 7:35; Langlois Wing (slashing), 12:51; Haffner MtF (interference), 13:12; S.Vollmer Wing (head contact, head contact misconduct), 13:24; D.Bolger MtF (hooking), 19:47.
Shots on Goal
Mount Forest 10-9-6–25
Goalies: Lobsinger (W, 27 shots-26 saves), Mount Forest; Brock (L, 25 shots-18 saves), Wingham.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Mount Forest 2-10; Wingham 1-9.
- Guelph Sports Journal