Ottawa, Ontario – It was a busy final day of January, as six games were happening on Friday night. Perth, Carleton Place, Char-Lan, Casselman, Westport and Ottawa West picked up key wins for an important two points in the standings.
Perth 5, Whitewater 0
Alex Zoutis makes 23 saves for his second shutout of the season. Brayden Jorssen scores twice to have his point streak up to three games. Carson Kazda, Nathan MacKechnie and Matt Berry each contributed with two assists. Justin Salter’s goal in the second period, turns out to be the game winner.
Mack Miller and Brendan Lynch were the other goal scorers. Perth extends their winning streak to three games while Whitewater has loss six straight games. The Blue Wings out-shot Whitewater 41-23 and were 2-for-6 on the power play. Perth picks up their 21st win this season.
Carleton Place 6, Brockville 1
The Canadians finishes the month of January with a 6-1 record and outscoring their opponents 30-to-13 for a goal differential at +17. Bill Gourgon leads the offensive in points with three (1G / 2A). Larkin, Woolsey and Charbonneau also contributed offensively with 1G / 1A.
Carleton Place has now won two consecutive games. Brody Bernard made 17 saves to collect his 15th win, to go along with one assist on the empty net goal from Gourgon. Tanner Flood had Brockville’s only goal in the second period. The Tikis snap their two game winning streak.
Char-Lan 5, Alexandria 1
After Char-Lan suffered a tough loss to Richmond last weekend, the Rebels respond by scoring five goals to get their 16th win of the season. Joseph Samson continues to stay hot by scoring his second career CCHL2 hat trick. Issac Testani also collected two goals and now has 17 goals this year.
The Rebels are 2-2 in their last four games. Tyson Allard had the only goal for Alexandria in their second consecutive loss. Ceili Picard had a tremendous performance by making 43 saves.
Casselman 6, Renfrew 1
Frédérick Gagnier collected two goals and one assist for three-point night. Gagnier has five goals and two assists in his last six games. Mathieu Talbot continues to stay hot with a five game point streak after adding three assists.
Samuel Labre and and Xavier Léveillé also contributed on the score sheet with 1G / 1A. The Casselman Vikings have won six consecutive games dating back to January 14th when they defeat Ottawa 7-2. Casselman also finishes the month by going 7-2. Reid Barber had Renfrew’s only goal in the loss.
Westport 2, Ottawa 0
This game was scoreless until the final three minutes left in regulation. Brock Boisclair scores shorthanded moments after Avery Arnold took a tripping penalty. The goal would turn out to be the game winner. Nathaniel Watson would add the insurance marker by scoring his sixth of the year.
Kaleb Griffin makes 23 saves for his first career CCHL2 shutout and added an assist on Watson’s goal. Westport has won four consecutive games and end the month by going 7-1. The Rideaus outscore their opponents 52-to-23 in the month of January. OJC has loss two consecutive games. Ryan Whitehurst had a good performance by stopping 38 of 40 shots.
Ottawa West 7, Winchester 2
The line of Noah Haymes, Jack Haymes and Sean Kearns combined for 16 points throughout the evening. Noah Haymes collects his third career hat trick of his CCHL2 career in a five-point night and Sean Keanrs scores his first career CCHL2 hat trick for six points.
Jack Haymes added five assists for his first five-point game in his first year of CCHL2. Riley Dubois, Jax Dubois and Trenton Corrigan were called up to this game and played very well. All three of them are with the U18 Nepean Raiders. Sam Edwards also extended his goal streak to two games by netting his second of the season.
The Golden Knights have won five consecutive games and ended January 8-1. Golden Knights outscore their opponents 38-to-18 with a goal differential at +20. The Hawks losing streak continues to four games as Nolan Guertin and Danny Johnson had the only goals for Winchester. Ryan Leonard was called up for this game. He is currently playing with the U18 Rockland Nationals.