Shamrocks shut down by Grimsby Peach Kings

GRIMSBY – The Hespeler Shamrocks surrendered five goals in the first period as they were dropped 8-0 by the Grimsby Peach Kings Friday night in Provincial Junior Hockey League play at the Peach King Arena.

Grimsby added another goal in the second period and two in the third.

The Peach Kings outshot the Shamrocks 37-27 and went 2-for-5 on their power play while Hespeler was scoreless on six power plays. Grimsby also had two shorthanded goals.

Addison DeTullio and Ry Beattie scored twice each for Grimsby while single goals were added by Maxime Pleau, Jacob Balca, Christian Stevens and Brennan Smith. David McKinnon, Andrew Ceolin, Beattie and London Murray each had two assists while Tyler Bush, Jack Bartlett, Matt Schouppe, Adam Kozlowski and Brady Cranwell each had one.

Riley Maskell stopped all 27 shots for the shutout in the Grimsby net while Connor Pickard stopped 29 sots for the Shamrocks.

Grimsby (15-2-1-0) is tied for the lead in the Bloomfield Division with the Glanbrook Rangers (15-1-0-1) while the Shamrocks are seventh at 3-13-0-1.

The Shamrocks are to host the Port Dover Sailors () Saturday at 8:30 p.m. at the Hespeler Memorial Arena.


Peach Kings 8 Shamrocks 0
Hespeler     0-0-0–0
Grimsby       5-1-2–8
First Period
1. Grimsby, Pleau (Bush, McKinnon) 2:04 sh
2. Grimsby, Balca (Ceolin, Bartlett) 4:22 pp
3. Grimsby, DeTullio (Beattie) 12:10 sh
4. Grimsby, Beattie (Ceolin) 15:40
5. Grimsby, DeTullio (McKinnon, Beattie) 16:32 pp
Penalties: Bartlett Grim (tripping), 0:21; Tonner Hesp (slashing), 3:52; Tonner Hesp (roughing after whistle), Duff Grim (goalie interference), 5:56; Balca Grim (holding stick), 11:27; Cranwell Grim (hooking), 13:47; Trudeau Hesp (hooking), 14:52.
Second Period
6. Grimsby, Stevens (Murray, Schouppe) 10:46
Penalties: Frost Hesp (kneeing), 2:21; Frost Hesp (ineligible player), 4:28; Beattie Grim (cross checking), 14:26; Tonner Hesp (slashing), 15:13; Trudeau Hesp (slashing), Maskell Grim (roughing after whistle), 18:24.
Third Period
7. Grimsby, Smith (Kozlowski, Cranwell) 4:29
8. Grimsby, Beattie (Murray) 7:41
Penalties: McKinnon Grim (roughing), 5:13; McKinnon Grim (cross checking), Murray Grim (facemask), Trudeau Hesp (facemask, removal of opp/own helmet gross misconduct), 14:36
Shots on Goal
Hespeler      8-7-12–27
Grimsby     15-15-7–37
Goalies: Pickard (L, 37 shots-29 saves), Hespeler; Maskell (W, 27 shots-27 saves), Grimsby.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Hespeler 0-6; Grimsby 2-5.
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