© Guardian photo by Brian McInnis
Julien Belliveau of the Moncton Wildcats is taken out by Josh Shatford, left, and another Charlottetown Islander during a QMJHL exhibition game in Pownal, P.E.I Saturday. The Islanders won 5-2.
The Charlottetown Islanders evened its pre-season record after a 5-2 win over the Moncton Wildcats on Saturday in Pownal.
Charlottetown is 1-1 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season and plays again Saturday, August 24, in Cape Breton against the Screaming Eagles.
Summerside native Thomas Stavert scored twice while Bradley Kennedy, Alex Boily and Charlottetown's Craig MacLauchlan each had single scores.
Anthony Cortese and Duncan McKie each chipped in two assists.
Josh Pugsley and Wade Kropp scored for Moncton.
Isles goalie Eric Brassard stopped 30-of-32 shots in the win while Kinkora native Grant Grady and Alex Kelly shared time in the Moncton net.
Charlottetown outshot Moncton 38-32, but went 0-for-5 on the power play. Moncton scored both its goals with the extra man.
On Friday, the Islanders acquired defenseman Julien Leduc, 19, from the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada for a seventh round pick in 2014 and a third round pick in 2015, and d-man Guillaume Rioux-Legault and an eighth round pick in 2014 from the Val- d’Or Foreurs for a fifth round pick in 2014.
Isles training camp continues Monday in Pownal.
The pre-season trade window ends Monday at 11 a.m. AT.