Ottawa, Ontario – It was another busy Friday night in the EOJHL with four games on tap. Arnprior was on the road taking on Perth and Westport hosting Carleton Place in Richardson Division action. In the Martin Division, the matchups were Alexandria vs Embrun and Ottawa vs Winchester.
Arnprior 5, Perth 2
The Arnprior Packers handed Perth their first regulation loss this season. Perth breaks a six game winning streak and go to 7-1-1. Neil Duncan and Andrew Cuglietta leads the way with two goals while Jayden Proulx scored his second goal this season. Saito and McGregor added two assists. Jett Miller collects one assist and made 27 saves in the win while Arnprior went 1-for-5 on the power play.
Perth had Keegan Johnston and Will Mierau score in the loss. Matthew Maas also turned away 29 saves on 33 shots.
Carleton Place 5, Westport 3
The Jr. Canadians were able to bounce back after a Wednesday loss in Brockville and pick up their seventh win this season. Grady Logue continues to stay hot by scoring two goals. He now has 16 points in his first eight games. Dickey, Bouwer and Ireland were also the goal scorers for Carleton Place. Bradley Mitchell made 26 saves in the win.
Tirch, MacMillian and McCoy collected one goal as Westport goes to 2-5-0 this season. The Rideaus losing streak goes to three games. Shots were 39-29 for Carleton Place.
Embrun 7, Alexandria 2
Embrun collects their six win and were able to bounce back after the loss to Winchester last weekend on Sunday. Charlie Belanger and Juno Gregoire leads the way from both collecting a hat trick. Belanger collected five points. Connor MacDonald also had a solid game on defense by tally four assists and RIley MacDonald added two assists. Isaac Leduc extended his goal streak to two games by adding one goal.
Both teams power plays were good as Alexandria went 2-for-6 and Embrun went 2-for-5. The two power play goals that were scored by Alexandria were Regnier and Ouellette. The Glens losing streak goes to two games. Shots were 34-25 for Embrun.
Ottawa 4, Winchester 3
Ottawa started the season 2-5-0 and now are starting to pick it up by collected a one goal victory over Winchester. The Canadians record their second straight victory. Winchester was up 2-1 early in the second until Ottawa scored three unanswered goals from Grabner, MacPherson and Papineau who all tallied their first goals this season. Andrew Carr also tallied his second goal this season in a multi-point effort.
Connor Baillie made 40 saves in the win. Winchester had Shin, Supryka and Schroeder who each scored once. Justin Lee turned away 42 stops in that game. Winchester is 1-1-1 in their last three games.