By: Mason Detre and Dante De Caria
Ottawa, ON – Three games were on-tap on December 1st. It also included an exhibition game between Berlin Junior Bears vs Alexandria Glens which saw extra time.
Winchester 2, Westport 1
Brent Pledge-Dickson was the hero – making 66 saves on 67 shots in the win. He sets a CCHL2 season-high for most saves in a game. The Hawks snap their three-game losing streak. Graeme Buffone and Cameron Cotnam each tallied one goal.
Blake Kettyle had a goal in the first period for the Rideaus. Westport went 1-for-3 on the power while Winchester went 0-for-3.
Carleton Place 8, Arnprior 1
After leading 3-1, the Canadians scored five unanswered goals. James Lister tallied 2G / 1A and his second two goal game of the season. Mills also collects two goals while Code, Woolsey and Hill each register 1G / 1A.
Joel Driscoll had the only goal for Arnprior in the loss. Carleton Place outshot Arnprior 47-21. Canadians snap their three-game losing streak.
Char-Lan 5, Richmond 3
Mathieu Sabourin and Jacob Cook each had 1G / 2A in three-point performances. Markell and Reifler also tallied 1G / 1A. Both teams capitalized on the power-play. Rebels outshot Richmond 37-30.
Julian Cholette made 27 saves in his first CCHL2 win in his first start. MacDonald had the other goal for Char-Lan. Brandt, Armstrong and Bonfield each net one goal for Richmond. Rebels have won four of their last five games.
F/SO | Berlin 4, Alexandria 3
This was another entertaining game for Berlin in their second of four games in the CCHL2. Alexandria would take a 2-0 lead, but Berlin would score twice to tie it up.
Sandro Grannass would give Berlin their first lead of the game, but Alexandria would force OT. Mikael Gibeault scores his second of the game with 39.8 seconds left in regulation on the power-play with an extra attacker.
Dylan Stacey (2A) and Jakob Brunette (1G / 1A) each tallied two points. Phillip Kuschel scored the shootout winner. He also tallied a goal back in the second period. Nicholas Rousseau had to face 40 plus shots as the Glens were outshot by Berlin.
The Berlin Junior Bears will have Sunday and Monday off before they go to Hawkesbury, Ontario to face off against the best CCHL Tier 1 Prospects on Tuesday night. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:30.
Three Stars of the Night
1st Star – WIN, G Brent Pledge-Dickson (66 SVS sets a season high)
2nd Star – CPB, F James Lister (2G / 1A + his second two-goal game this season)
3rd Star – CHR, F Jacob Cook (1G / 2A + second three-point game this season)