Another shutout for Lobsinger and Patriots
GODERICH – David Lobsinger stopped all 29 shots he faced as the Mount Forest Patriots clobbered the Goderich Flyers 9-0 in Provincial Junior Hockey League play Friday night at the Goderich Maitland Recreation Centre.
The Patriots scored four times in the first period and three times in the second.
For Lobsinger, it was his second consecutive shutout and third of the season and it stretched his current shutout streak to 132 and a half minutes.
Lucas Fraulin struck for a pair of goals in his first game with the Patriots while Parker Miller, Thomas Coulter, Michael Stefanelli, Bradley Powell, Dawson Bolger, Jack Francis and Jacob Miller each had single goals. Ryley Cribbin assisted on three of the goals while Derek Williams had two assists and Jacob Miller, Francis, Dawson Bolger, Troy Weber, Dylan Brown, Thomas Haffner and Fraulin had one apiece.
The Patriots had 39 shots on net and both teams were scoreless on four power plays.
Kevin Linker took the loss for Goderich as he yielded four goals in the first 11:36 of the game. Jarron Thompson went the rest of the way and had 24 saves.
Mount Forest is second in the Pollock Division at 28-9-1-0 and will finish either first or second while Goderich is locked into a seventh-place finish. The Flyers are 8-26-2-2.
The Patriots have four games left on their regular-season schedule with the next three at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex. They’re to host the Walkerton Hawks (12-20-3-4) Saturday at 8 p.m., first-place Wingham Ironmen (30-6-2-1) Jan. 25 at 8:30 p.m. and Mitchell Hawks (12-23-2-3) Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. before completing the regular season at Wingham Jan. 27 at 3:30 p.m.
Patriots 9 Flyers 0
Mount Forest 4-3-2–9
1. Mount Forest, Fraulin (Cribbin), 1:17
2. Mount Forest, P.Miller (J.Miller, Francis), 5:03
3. Mount Forest, Coulter (Williams, D.Bolger), 5:43
4. Mount Forest, Fraulin (Williams, Cribbin), 11:23
Penalty: Francis MtF (tripping), 12:50.
5. Mount Forest, Stefanelli (Weber, Cribbin), 0:40
6. Mount Forest, Powell (Brown), 6:03
7. Mount Forest, D.Bolger (unassisted), 18:45
Penalties: Francis MtF (slashing), 1:48; Nurse God (slashing), 7:57; Schram God (unsportsmanlike conduct), 11:46; Michie God (head contact, head contact misconduct), 18:45.
8. Mount Forest, Francis (unassisted), 5:56
9. Mount Forest, J.Miller (Haffner, Fraulin), 9:46
Penalties: Nurse God (high sticking), 5:56; Cribbin MtF (slashing), 10:35; Rahn MtF (holding), 11:51; Rahn MtF (cross checking), Langlois God (slashing), 18:12.
Shots on Goal
Mount Forest 13-14-12–39
Goalies: Lobsinger (W, 29 shots-29 saves), Mount Forest; Linker (L, 11:36, 10 shots-6 saves), Thompson (48:24, 29 shots-24 saves), Goderich.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Mount Forest 0-4; Goderich 0-4.
- Guelph Sports Journal