UPEI scores early in 4-2 victory over Acadia
Chris DeSousa and Alex Wall each had a goal and an assist as the UPEI Panthers doubled the Acadia Axemen 4-2 Sunday in Atlantic University Sport men’s hockey.
The Panthers improved to 2-0 while the Axemen fall to 1-1.
Colin Beck and Reggie Traccitto also scored for the Panthers in Wolfville, N.S. Ryan Taylor, Harrison McIver, Dana Fraser, Matthew Brenton and Nathan McQuaid had assists.
Chris Owens scored both of the Axemen’s goals on the power play.
The Panthers led 3-0 after the first period and 4-1 heading to the third.
Mavric Parks stopped 50 shots for the win and was named the first star of the game. Brandon Glover stopped seven of 11 shots before being replaced by Evan Mosher in the Acadia crease.
The Panthers home opener is Friday when they host the Dalhousie Tigers at 7:30 p.m.