Quick start propels Mount Forest Patriots to victory
MOUNT FOREST – The Mount Forest Patriots rode a pair of first-period goals to a 4-2 victory over the division-leading Wingham Ironmen in Provincial Junior Hockey League play Saturday night at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex.
The win stretched Mount Forest’s unbeaten streak to five games.
The Patriots led 2-0 at the end of the first period and 3-1 after the second.
Michael Anselmini tallied twice for Mount Forest while Troy Weber and Dawson Bolger also scored. Jack Francis assisted on both goals while Bolger, Chet Philips, Parker Miller and Dylan Brown each had one assist.
Carter Collinson scored two power-play goals for Wingham and Jamie Huber assisted on both of them. Shane Vollmer and Kyle Stanbury each had one assist.
The Patriots outshot Wingham 39-35 and went 1-for-3 on their power play while the Ironmen went 2-for-4.
David Lobsinger picked up the win with 33 saves for Mount Forest while Devon Carson had 35 saves for Wingham.
Wingham continues to lead the Pollock Division at 17-4-1-0 while Mount Forest is second at 15-6-1-0.
The Patriots are to play the third-place Kincardine Bulldogs (13-8-1-1) at Kincardine’s Davidson Centre Friday at 8:25 p.m.
Patriots 4 Ironmen 2
Mount Forest 2-1-1–4
1. Mount Forest, Anselmini (Francis, Bolger) 10:35
2. Mount Forest, Weber (Philips, Miller) 13:38 pp
Penalties: Tolton Wing (warm up violation misconduct), 0:00; Hamilton Wing (abuse of officials game misconduct), 10:35; Tolton Wing (holding), 12:33; Adlys Wing (abuse of officials misconduct), 13:38; R.Vollmer Wing (slashing), 14:40; Stefanelli MtF (slashing), 15:51.
3. Mount Forest, Bolger (Francis, Brown) 2:40
4. Wingham, Collinson (S.Vollmer, Huber) 10:33 pp
Penalties: Miller MtF (slashing), 8:53; Weber MtF (hooking), 16:25; K.Hoelscher MtF (cross checking), 19:25.
5. Wingham, Collinson (Stanbury, Huber) 0:34 pp
6. Mount Forest, Anselmini (unassisted) 18:59 en
Penalty: Reid Wing (slashing), 6:57.
Shots on Goal
Mount Forest 18-11-10–39
Goalies: Carson (L, 38 shots-35 saves), Wingham; Lobsinger (W, 35 shots-33 saves), Mount Forest.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Wingham 2-4; Mount Forest 1-3.
- Guelph Sports Journal