Shore collects 11-2 victory;Capitals still perfect at 10-0
Brandon Baird, coming off a three-goal game Friday night, scored two goals and was in on three others as the Southern Shore C&W Offshore Breakers registered their second win on the weekend, romping past the Trinity Placentia I.J. Smith Home Building Centre Flyers 11-2 in Penney Kia St. John’s Junior Hockey League play Sunday afternoon at the Whitbourne Arena.
Baird was his team’s Jungle Jim’s player of the game. Justin David also enjoyed a two-goal, three-assist game, while Daniel Chafe had a goal and two assists. Peter Kavanagh scored twice for the Shore, with singles coming from Phil Corbett, Adam Walsh, Shane Kavanagh and Colton Ridgely. Jordan Caines, his team’s player of the game, and Josh St. George had the Flyers’ goals.
Alex Campbell got the win in goal for the Breakers. Spencer Holloway and Coady Hann split the goaltending chores for Trinity-Placentia.
Mount Pearl 6, Celtics 2 (Sunday)
At The Glacier, the Marks Dakota Wild scored three third-period goals for the win. Player of the game Kyle Aucoin sparked the Wild with four goals and Ian MacIntyre and Damian Ryan netted singles. Scoring for the BK Services Celtics were Chris Blackwood and Nick Greenham.
Shots on goal were 42-32 in favour of the Celtics. Dylan Burry was busy in goal for Mount Pearl. Ben Elliott was the Celtics’ goalie.
Avalon 7, St. John’s 3 (Saturday)
At Twin Rinks, the Roebothan, McKay, Marshall Capitals improved to 10-0, thanks in part to player of the game Ben Cleary’s two-goal, one-assist night. Mike Cole, John Charles Snow, Bobby Squires, Zack Tucker and Alex Powell also scored for the winners, who outshot the Caps 44-37.
Doug Pippy registered the win in goal over Scott Bray.
Zac Cooper, Riley Edwards and Justin Walsh replied. Jamie Pender was the St. John’s player of the game.
C.B.R. 5, C.B.N. 4 (Saturday)
At the Robert French Memorial Stadium, league scoring leader Jonathan Ralph had three goals for the Assante Wealth Management Renegades. Mitch King and Josh Taylor also scored for the winners. Evan Pittman, Cody Batten, Zach Laing and Andrew Smith replied for the Moorfrost Stars.
Mitchell Puddister posted the win with a 34-save effort. Mitchell Dobbin, with 40 stops, was the losing goalie. Dobbin, by the way, picked up an assist in the game.
Players of the game were Ralph and Smith.
Mount Pearl 6, C.B.N. 5 (Friday)
At the Bay Arena, the Wild received two goals from Kyle Aucoin and singles from Adam Moore, Mike Morris, Damian Ryan and Brandon Bursey. Batten had two goals in a losing cause. Laing, Philip Russell and Patrick Wadden had the singles.
Mount Pearl led 3-1 after the first period, but the game was tied 4-4 after 40 minutes.
Shots on goal were 44-39 for the home team. Goaltenders of record were Jordan Ryan for the Wild and Connor Thompson for the Stars.
Aucoin and Laing got the player of the game nods.
Southern Shore 7, C.B.R. 5 (Friday)
At the Southern Shore Arena, player of the game Baird got the hat trick, and Mitchell Martin had two goals and two assists for the C&W Offshore Breakers. Rounding out scoring were Corbett and Peter Kavanagh.
Taylor had a big night for the Renegades with three goals and player of the game honours. Kyle Bown had two goals.
Josh Carey made 49 saves for the Breakers, and Jon McDonald stopped 46 pucks in the Renegades’ net.
AVALON EAST SENIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
Cadigan leads Eagles past Caps
Daniel Cadigan scored a goal and assisted on three others as the Northeast Eagles trimmed the St. John’s Caps 8-2 in Avalon East senior hockey Sunday at Rogers Bussey Arena.
Danny Connolly scored twice for the winners, and Shane McGrath, Adam Kavanagh, Jordan McEntengart, Mason Reid and Chris Ryan netted singles.
Bryan Clarke and Matthew Roche had three assists apiece.
Jon Caul had both St. John’s goals.
Bronson Dawe was in goal for the Eagles, while Shane Collins was between the pipes for the Caps.
In another game Sunday at the Southern Shore Arena, Bell Island Family Drug Mart Blues downed Southern Shore Puglisevich Breakers 5-1.
Scoring details were unavailable.
Saturday on Bell Island, the Caps downed the Blues 4-1. Paul Cuff paced the Caps with two goals. Mike Druken and Brandon Fewer netted single markers. Steven Richards scored for Bell Island.
On Friday night at the Jack Byrne Arena, Reid scored twice and Cadigan had a goal and two assists as the Eagles beat the Breakers 7-4.
Also scoring for Northeast were McEntengart, McGrath, Connolly and Andrew Temple. Replying were Clayton Payne, Brad Layman, Ryan Chafe and Dylan Shelton.
The Eagles outshot the Breakers 36-28. Goaltenders were Matthew Power for the Eagles and Patrick Brown for the Breakers.
PROVINCIAL MAJOR MIDGET
Leafs and IcePak sweep weekend opponents
The St. John’s Maple Leafs poured 52 shots on St. John’s Privateers goalie A.J. Rooney and came away with seven goals to register a 7-3 victory Sunday in a matchup of the two major midget teams in the capital city.
Saturday night, the Maple Leafs downed the Privateers 6-1.
Elsewhere in the Newfoundland Major Midget Hockey League over the weekend, the Central Ice Pak took a pair of games from the Tri Pen Osprey, winning by scores of 5-4 Saturday night and 6-2 Sunday.
At Rogers Bussey Arena Sunday, the Leafs received goals from Adam Caines, Andrew Paul, Danny Rice, Tyler Hennessey, Coady Barron, Ryan Kenny and Nick Roberts. Blake Dalton, Jesse Sutton and Brett Vokey replied for the Privateers.
Brandon Short made 28 saves on 31 shots for the win.
Saturday, Barron sparked the Leafs’ attack with a three-goal effort, while Andrew Barron, Grant Thompson and Riley Griffin rounded out the scoring. Cameron Dunn scored the lone goal for the Privateers.
Redmond Hunt stopped 32 shots for the win, while Rooney allowed six goals on 38 shots in the Privateers’ net.
All five of the provincial major midget teams are off to Moncton, N.B. for the 33rd annual Monctonian AAA Challenge which opens Thursday.