Junior Hockey Wrap up – October 8, 2016
Jake Nimmo scored two goals and had three assists as the Lakeshore Canadiens defeated the Amherstburg Integrity Admirals 8-4 Saturday night at the Atlas Tube Centre.
Nimmo scored his first goal in the first period to break a 1-1 tie and his second late in the third period as part of a string of four unanswered goals to put the game out of reach.
The Canadiens opened the scoring with a goal from Connor Rosaasen at 8:17 into the game. Amherstburg would tie it up at 14:48 on a Travis Campbell tally. Nimmo’s first goal gave Lakeshore a 2-1 lead with 43 ticks left in the period. Amherstburg would even things out halfway into the second with a goal from Zack Yott, but the Canadiens would score the next two unassisted, from Ameen Fadel and Steven Sartor. Ryan Holzel of the Admirals would pull within one goal to make it 4-3 Lakeshore at the end of the second.
Amherstburg would tie things up again to start the third with a Kasey Basile goal, but after that it was all Lakeshore. Nimmo and Rosaasen each got their second goals of the night, while Brandon Ireland and Aaron Moore contributed putting the puck into the net for the Canadiens.
Lakeshore hosts Blenheim on Friday night while Amherstburg welcomes Mooretown to the Libro Centre Sunday night.
Dallas Maurovic scored the game winner on the power play in the 16th minute of the third period as the Leamington Flyers beat the Strathroy Rockets 3-2 at West Middlesex Memorial Arena.
The first period was quiet scoring-wise but Strathroy got on the board first in the second period with an unassisted power-play goal from Evan Hogg. However, Leamington would score two more in the period from Brayden Klemens and Liam Hogan in goals that were nine seconds apart. In the third period, Strathroy’s Lucas Latina got an equalizer but it was Maurovic who scored the game winner.
The Flyers travel to the Vollmer Complex Wednesday night to face the LaSalle Vipers, before hosting Strathroy Thursday night.
The Dresden Kings and the Mooretown Flags skated to a 3-3 tie Saturday night at Mooretown Rink.
Greg Hay opened the scoring for Mooretown with just 1:07 left in the first period. Will Tetzlaff would tie up the game in the second for Dresden, but Joe DeSana took advantage of an additional man by breaking the tie for the Flags. In the third, Logan Pubrick would equal things up again for Dresden on a power play goal. The two teams would exchange goals throughout the rest of the period, first from the Flags’ Cade Robbins, then from the Kings’ Kevin Ritzer.
Joe Sowinski stopped 46 shots in goal for Dresden while Jake Wilkins turned away 33 shots for Mooretown.
Mooretown will visit Leamington Sunday night while Dresden visits Wheatley on Monday night.