Ottawa, Ontario – Thursday night saw Alexandria on the road, taking on the Casselman Vikings while Ottawa West hosts DIFD Night at the Barbara Ann Scott Arena in hour of Glen Richardson to play against the Winchester Hawks. Friday witness five other EOJHL games on a busy night.
Casselman 4, Alexandria 3 (OT)
The Casselman Vikings were able to win in OT with Frédérick Gagnier scoring the game winner 41 seconds into the extra frame. It gives Casselman their sixth win and are 6-1-1 this season. Xavier Borgia scores twice while Vincent Boyle collects his first goal in a multi-point night. Samuel Barriere also added two assists. Zachari Racine made 27 saves for his fourth win this season in between the pipes.
The Glens had to pull Jett Holden who allowed three goals on 14 shots in the first period. Nicholas Bell, Braden Legue and Ethan Bradley were the goal scorers for Alexandria as they pick up a point by coming back in the third period to force OT. Matthew Catton was terrific ever since coming into the game in the second by making 24 saves on 25 shots. The Glens were 0-2-2 in their last four games. Both teams scored one power play goal.
Ottawa West 4, Winchester 2
The Ottawa West Golden Knights hosted DIFD night in honor of Glen Richardson, who passed away over a month ago and his favourite charity was Do It For Daron. Ottawa West scored three unanswered goals in the third with Sean Kearns scoring twice and Jack Haymes (1G/2A) scored an empty netter shorthanded. Sam Brown added his third goal of the season. Josh McMaster made 21 saves and Ottawa West went 2-for-3 on the power play.
Mathieu Beauchemin scores his second goal this season and Reese Donnelly had a goal on the power play late in the third for Winchester. Justin Lee made 22 saves in an outstanding performance for Winchester as they went to 4-4-1. Ottawa West also extends their winning streak to nine games. The Golden Knights will honor Glen Richardson by using his initials GR instead of GK on the logo for the remainder of the season.
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Arnprior 4, Perth 2
Arnprior defeat the Perth Blue Wings for the second consecutive week. This time, Arnprior was trailing 2-1 and then scored three unanswered goals on the power play. Arnprior is 3-0-3 in their last six games. Jake Duhn and Jayden Proulx each scored once while Nolan McGregor scores the game winner in a two goal performance. They went 2-for-7 on the man advantage.
Ben Langille extends his point streak to two games by scoring twice for Perth. They are 1-2 ever since they snapped their six game winning streak. Perth went 0-for-4 on the power play. Shots were 40-37 for Perth.
Westport 6, Whitewater 0
The Westport Rideaus goes to 4-5 this season as Evan Malloy made 40 saves for his first shutout with Westport. Leading the way offensively was Nick Tirch, who tallied 2G/1A while McCulloch and Barbeau had 1G/1A each. Westport went 3-for-4 on the power play and have won two consecutive games over Whitewater.
The Kings didn’t get on the score sheet as Anthony Santaguida made 31 saves until 15:14 of the third. Issac Wilson made 11 saves on 12 shots when coming into the game for Whitewater. They are on a two game losing streak.
Ottawa West 3, Embrun 2
The Golden Knights have now won nine consecutive games as they win a tight game over Embrun and have won twice against Embrun in the season series. Ottawa West’s depth came into play in this game with Ben Baldwin scoring the game winner. It also Baldwin’s first goal this season ever since joining the team. Nicholas McFarlane scored on the power play and Daniel Goulet has his third goal this season.
Jordan Provost continues to stay hot by making 29 saves for his 7th consecutive win to start the season. Embrun snaps a two game winning streak. Connor MacDonald also is rolling a seven game point streak by collecting his third goal this season. Robert Beaudoin collect a goal in the third for Embrun. Isaac Leduc was the only player on Embrun with two points on the night. Aidan Foley made 34 saves for Embrun. Golden Knights were 1-for-2 on the power play while Embrun was 1-for-4.
Winchester 4, Char-Lan 2
The Winchester Hawks were able to bounce back from Thursday night and win their fifth game of the year. Xavier Dusablon made 49 saves in his return to the lineup and picks up his 4th win this season. Colby Schroeder collects 2G/1A for a three-point night and extends his point streak to two games. Ric Shin (2A) and Kyle Filion (1G/1A) each had multi-point games while Logan Bohm would score the game winner at 14:57 left in the third.
Tyler Branchaud extends his goal streak to five games as he now has 8 points in nine games this season. Nolan MacMillan added 1G/1A and Cuyler Molinaro extends his point streak to three games for Char-Lan. Mat Sauve made 32 saves on 36 shots throughout this game.
Alexandria 4, Ottawa 2
Ottawa had a 2-1 lead after the first period, but then Alexandria was able to explode one goal in the second and two more in the third to get the win. Alexandria is now 1-0-2 in the last three games. Austin Ma would score the game winner early in the third. Saul and Corry each collect 1G/1A and Bell was the other goal scorer for Alexandria. Matthew Catton was once again terrific by making 42 saves.
OJC had goals from Yorke and Papineau in the first period. Ottawa extends its losing streak to two games as they were able to outshoot Alexandria 44-22. Alexandria went 1-for-1 on the power play.