Goaltending, big second period key win in Kensington
KENSINGTON – The second period and Sam Walsh’s goaltending proved to be the difference for the Charlottetown Mark’s Work Wearhouse Islanders on Saturday night.
The Islanders scored three unanswered goals to open up a 4-1 lead after two periods en route to a 4-2 victory over the Kensington Monaghan Farms Wild in New Brunswick/P.E.I. Major Midget Hockey League action.
Walsh turned aside 43 shots as the Wild outshot the Islanders 45-35, including 18-15 and 16-11 advantages in the final two periods. Cameron Visser was between the pipes for Kensington.
Four different players – Jonathan Arsenault (1-1), Bradley Jenkins, Nick Currie and Shawn Corney – dented the twine for the Islanders (2-6-0-1).
Hunter McIntyre, Dylan Wheatley, Johnathon Larter and Cody McPhee set up Charlottetown’s goals.
Kyle Pinksen (1-1) and Cole Hackett countered for the Wild (2-8-0).
Referee Jonny Martin whistled seven minor penalties against each team.
Charlottetown wraps up the weekend with a 1:45 p.m. game with Fredericton (2-7-0-0) at MacLauchlan Arena.