Gryphon hockey men rally to slip by Carleton
OTTAWA – Todd Winder’s third-period goal lifted the Guelph Gryphons to a 3-2 victory over the Carleton Ravens in OUA men’s hockey league play Friday night at the Carleton Ice House.
The goal completed Guelph’s comeback from a two-goal deficit as Carleton had scored two power-play goals in the first six minutes of the game.
The comeback by the Gryphons started with a pair of goals about four and a half minutes apart midway through the second.
Connor Bramwell and Gio Finoro scored the second-period goals for Guelph while Ryan Da Silva assisted on both of them and Winder and Zach Poirier each had one assist. Ted Nichol and Jesse Saban assisted on Winder’s goal.
Cody Caron and Anthony Barberis tallied for Carleton. Aaron Boyd had two assists while Alexandre Boivin and Dalen Hedges each had one.
Carleton outshot the Gryphs 36-35 and went 2-for-7 on its power play while the Gryphs were scoreless on four power plays. The Gryphs were assessed 42 of the 58 penalty minutes issued in the game.
Andrew Masters had 34 saves for the win in the Guelph net while Justin Nichols had 32 saves for Carleton.
The win lifts the Gryphs to 4-1-1-0 while Carleton drops to 4-1-0-0.
The Gryphs are to play the Ottawa Gee-Gees (4-1-0-0) at Ottawa’s Minto Sports Complex Saturday at 7 p.m.
Gryphons 3 Ravens 2
- Guelph Sports Journal