Patriots surrender third-period goals and win to Kincardine
MOUNT FOREST – The Mount Forest Patriots surrendered a pair of goals in the final nine minutes of the game as they were edged 3-2 by the Kincardine Bulldogs in Provincial Junior Hockey League play Saturday night at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex.
Kincardine scored the only goal of the first period while the Patriots pulled even with the lone goal of the second and they shot ahead early in the third.
However, Logan Freiburger’s shorthanded goal for Kincardine with 8:43 to play tied the score and Kincardine won it on Mike Fiegehen’s second goal of the game at 15:12 of the third.
Michael Stefanelli scored both goals for the Patriots while Klayton Hoelscher assisted on both and Derek Williams had one assist.
Hunter Robins-Gibbons collected two assists for Kincardine while Jesse Carnahan and Jake Colley had one apiece.
Kincardine outshot the Patriots 46-39 and neither team managed a power-play goal, although both scored a shorthanded goal. Kincardine had seven power plays and Mount Forest had four.
David Lobsinger made 43 saves, but took the loss in the Mount Forest net. Craig Luinstra won with 37 saves in the Kincardine net.
Kincardine is second in the Pollock Division at 9-3-1-0 while Mount Forest is third at 7-3-1-0. The Wingham Ironmen lead at 10-1-0-0.
The Patriots are to host the Huntsville Otters () Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex.
Bulldogs 3 Patriots 2
Mount Forest 0-1-1–2
1. Kincardine, Fiegehen (Robins-Gibbons) 12:16
Penalties: Brown MtF (tripping), 5:43; Fossold Kin (hooking), 13:19; D.Bolger MtF (holding), 18:07.
2. Mount Forest, Stefanelli (K.Hoelscher) 10:05 sh
Penalties: Robins-Gibbons Kin (tripping), 1:40; D.Bolger MtF (slashing), Stevens Kin (cross checking), 6:35; Rahn MtF (hooking), 8:08; Weber MtF (holding), 12:16; Philips MtF (roughing), Overton Kin (roughing), 17:29; Haffner MtF (roughing), 17:43; Williams MtF (cross checking), 19:06.
3. Mount Forest, Stefanelli (K.Hoelscher, Williams) 3:59
4. Kincardine, Freiburger (Carnahan) 11:17 sh
5. Kincardine, Fiegehen (Colley, Robins-Gibbons) 15:12
Penalties: Freiburger Kin (hooking), 5:25; Burrows Kin (slashing), 9:29; L.Hoelscher MtF (tripping), 17:36; Brown Kin (coach bench minor), 20:00.
Shots on Goal
Mount Forest 16-10-13–39
Goalies: Luinstra (W, 39 shots-37 saves), Kincardine; Lobsinger (W, 46 shots-43 saves), Mount Forest.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Kincardine 0-7; Mount Forest 0-4.
- Guelph Sports Journal