Patriots post shutout victory in home opener

MOUNT FOREST – Aidan Quish stopped all 26 shots fired his way as the Mount Forest Patriots blanked the Hanover Barons 4-0 in their Provincial Junior Hockey League home opener Saturday night at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex.

The Patriots scored once in the first period and three times in the second for the win.

Klayton Hoelscher, Liam Burke, Michael Stefanelli and Jack Birkett had a goal apiece for the Patriots while Brady Becker collected two assists and Dawson Bolger, Michael Anselmini, Owen Rahn, Thomas Haffner, Jack Francis and Luke Hoelscher each had one assist.

Mount Forest went 2-for-7 on its power play and held Hanover scoreless on five power plays.

The win was the second in as many league outings for the Patriots while the loss was the second for Hanover.

The Patriots have a pair of road games next weekend as they’re to play the Goderich Flyers Saturday at 7:35 p.m. and the Huntsville Otters Sunday at 2:30 p.m.


Patriots 4 Barons 0
Hanover             0-0-0–0
Mount Forest     1-3-0–4
First Period
1. Mount Forest, K.Hoelscher (D.Bolger, Becker) 8:25 pp
Penalties: N.Bolger MtF (hooking), 4:11; Reaman Han (tripping), 7:05; Rahn MtF (high sticking), 17:19; Borth Han (interference), 19:16.
Second Period
2. Mount Forest, Burke (Anselmini, Rahn) 8:48
3. Mount Forest, Stefanelli (Haffner, Becker) 12:51 pp
4. Mount Forest, Birkett (Francis, L.Hoelscher) 19:52
Penalties: Reaman Han (head contact, misconduct), 3:08; Paylor Han (head contact, misconduct), Phillips Han (tripping, unsportsmanlike conduct), 11:51; Coulter MtF (tripping), 16:05.
Third Period
No scoring
Penalties: Haffner MtF (slashing), 3:20; Camm Han (hooking), 5:04; Becker MtF (roughing), 16:19.
Shots on Goal
Hanover                  9-7-10–26
Mount Forest     12-11-11–34
Goaltenders: Aulthouse (L, 40:00, 23 shots-19 saves), Marit (20:00, 11 shots-11 saves); Quish (W, 26 shots-26 saves), Mount Forest.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Hanover 0-5; Mount Forest 2-7


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