Colts bounce back with solid effort in Game 2
Kevin Lajoie

Colts bounce back with solid effort in Game 2
The Colts evened up the CCHL Finals at 1-1 with a convincing 3-0 win over Pembroke on Wednesday night.

Cornwall - Apr. 6, 2011 - The Colts got just what they needed on Wednesday night - a bounceback win.

After losing 2-0 to Pembroke on Sunday night, the Colts turned the tables on the Lumber Kings as they skated to a 3-0 win in Game 2 of the CCHL Finals at the Cornwall Civic Complex.

With the win, the Colts have evened up the best-of-seven series at one game apiece, and Game 3 will go Friday night in Pembroke.

The Colts got off to a strong start on Wednesday night as Sean Blunden scored a little over a minute into the first period, on the first shot of the game.

Tyson Spink extended the lead to two goals midway through the first period, and the score would remain that way until halfway through the second frame when Ty Perry got a lucky goal on a strange bounce off of Pembroke goalie Francis Dupuis.

The contest - played before an announced crowd of 1,724 - was a tight-checking affair, with only a handful of shots on net through the first 15 minutes of play.

The Colts fired 26 shots at Dupuis, while Pete Karvouniaris turned aside all 21 shots from the Lumber Kings to record the shutout.

The excited home crowd may have provided some extra incentive for the Colts as they put up a solid effort at both ends of the rink.

They also managed to prevent the vaunted Lumber Kings power play from connecting on five attempts. Cornwall, meanwhile, was 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Game 4 of the series will go Monday night in Cornwall (7:30 p.m.) and Game 5 will be back in Pembroke on Wednesday night. Games 6 and 7, if needed, will be played next Thursday and Saturday in Cornwall and Pembroke respectively.

Follow on... Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow us on RSS Follow Us with E-Mail Updates!
Send Us Your Thoughts

Title - Story Count
8,397 Stories & Growing Daily...

To date has posted a total of 8,397 stories! News, sports, hockey, lifestyle, opinion and more!

Be sure to check out our Contributors and Columnists archives!

Title - More OH Headlines
Click on Photo or Story Title for more info
Detroit Grand Prix Canceled for 2020
Team Canada will not send athletes to Games in summer 2020 due to COVID-19 risks
NBA to suspend season following Wednesday
Lyn St. James to Race in Historic Trans-Am Series at the 2020 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix
2019 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear Fast Facts News Database Last Updated:
Dec. 31, 2021 @ 8:03 AM EST

Free Sitemap Generator