Mount Forest Patriots double Kincardine
KINCARDINE – Troy Weber and Jack Birkett scored two goals apiece as they sparked the Mount Forest Patriots to a 4-2 victory over the Kincardine Bulldogs in Provincial Junior Hockey League play Friday night at Kincardine’s Davidson Centre.
The Patriots scored the lone goal of the first period and led 2-1 after the second.
Klayton Hoelscher, Ryan Goetz, Chet Philips, Weber and Michael Stefanelli each had one assist for the Patriots.
Logan Swanton scored both goals for Kincardine while Jordan Caskenette assisted on both. Getting one assist each were Mike Fiegehen and Jerrid Fossold.
The Patriots outshot Kincardine 34-24 and went 1-for-6 on their power play while the Bulldogs were scoreless on four power plays.
David Lobsinger picked up the win in net for Mount Forest. He had 22 saves while Kincardine netminder Craig Luinstra had 30 saves.
Mount Forest is second in the Pollock Division at 16-6-1-0 while Kincardine is third at 14-9-1-1.
The game came one day after the Patriots sent forward Luke Hoelscher to the Hanover Barons. He had six goals and 10 assists in 22 games this season.
The win was the sixth in a row for the Patriots who are to host the Walkerton Hawks (6-13-2-3) at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex Saturday at 8 p.m.
Patriots 4 Bulldogs 2
Mount Forest 1-1-2–4
1. Mount Forest, Weber (Hoelscher, Goetz ) 4:12
Penalties: Bell-Webley Kin (slashing), 13:08; Donaldson Kin (holding, unsportsmanlike conduct), 16:46.
2. Mount Forest, Birkett (Philips, Weber) 8:37 pp
3. Kincardine, Swanton (Caskenette, Fiegehen) 9:58
Penalties: Haffner MtF (slashing), 4:35; Ribey Kin (interference), 7:32; Fiegehen Kin (unsportsmanlike conduct), 16:35; Hoelscher MtF (interference), 18:17; Becker MtF (slashing), 19:09.
4. Mount Forest, Weber (Stefanelli) 2:17
5. Mount Forest, Birkett (unassisted) 12:00
6. Kincardine, Swanton (Caskenette, Fossold) 15:07
Penalties: N.Bolger MtF (slashing), 5:17; Brown Kin (too many men bench minor), 16:34.
Shots on Goal
Mount Forest 13-13-8–34
Goalies: Lobsinger (W, 24 shots-22 saves), Mount Forest; Luinstra (L, 34 shots-30 saves), Kincardine.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Mount Forest 1-6; Kincardine 0-4.
- Guelph Sports Journal