Patriots doubled by Huntsville, first loss of season

HUNTSVILLE – The Mount Forest Patriots suffered their first loss of the season as they were doubled 4-2 by the Huntsville Otters in Provincial Junior Hockey League play Sunday afternoon at Huntsville’s Canada Summit Centre.

Huntsville led 2-1 at the end of the first period and 3-2 after the second.

Michael Stefanelli and Parker Miller scored the goals for the Patriots while Klayton Hoelscher and Stefanelli each had an assist.

Cole Gilligan netted a pair of goals for Huntsville while single goals were scored by Behn Ware and Brayden Morgan. Nathan Delarosbil picked up two assists while Bo Peltier, Daniel Vandal-Courte, Connor Small, Kyler Campbell and Tyler Gervais-Rolfe had one apiece.

The Patriots outshot the Otters 27-23 and both teams were held scoreless on their power plays, five for Mount Forest and three for Huntsville.

David Lobsinger was tagged with the loss in the Mount Forest net while Ty Miller picked up the win for Huntsville.

The result leaves both teams at 3-1-0-0.

The Patriots are to host the Mitchell Hawks (1-1-1-0) Saturday at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex. Game time is 8 p.m.


Otters 4 Patriots 2
Mount Forest       1-1-0–2
Huntsville            2-1-1–4
First Period
1. Huntsville, Gilligan (Delarosbil, Peltier) 4:54
2. Mount Forest, Stefanelli (K.Hoelscher) 15:24
3. Huntsville, Ware (Vandal-Courte, Small) 16:34
Penalties: Coutts Hunt (roughing), 7:57; Ware Hunt (slashing), Becker MtF (hooking), 12:05; Gagnon Hunt (too many men), 13:02; Becker MtF (head contact, head contact misconduct), 17:53; Nudd Hunt (high sticking), 19:21.
Second Period
4. Huntsville, Gilligan (Campbell, Delarosbil) 2:20
5. Mount Forest, Miller (Stefanelli) 16:44
Penalties: N.Bolger MtF (fighting major, fighting game misconduct, fighting instigator), Peltier Hunt (charging major, charging game misconduct, fighting major, fighting game misconduct, removal of helmet gross misconduct), 3:00; Campbell Hunt (tripping), 11:28; Francis MtF (hooking), 14:20; Weber MtF (slashing), 17:39.
Third Period
6. Huntsville, Morgan (Gervais-Rolfe) 2:07
Penalties: Coutts Hunt (head contact, head contact misconduct), 11:24
Shots on Goal
Mount Forest     6-8-13–27
Huntsville     9-6-8–23
Goalies: Lobsinger (L, 23 shots-19 saves), Mount Forest; Miller (W, 27 shots-25 saves), Huntsville.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Mount Forest 0-5; Huntsville 0-3.
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