Spencer Montgomery’s three-goal effort sparked the Kensington Moase Plumbing and Heating Vipers to an 8-5 road victory over their arch-rivals, the Arsenault’s Fish Mart Western Red Wings.
The Island Junior Hockey League contest was played on Saturday night.
The Vipers are back in action on Sunday, hosting the Sherwood A&S Scrap Metal Falcons in a 7 p.m. start at Community Gardens.
In another league game on Saturday night, the Falcons doubled the Holland College Hurricanes 6-3.
At the Evangeline Recreation Centre, Tanner MacGuigan (2-1), Spencer McAllister (1-2), Matt Stead and Jeremy Jollimore also scored for the Vipers. Ryan Kelly (2), Ryan Murray (2), Logan Garnhum, Alex Montgomery, Brandon Gallant, Jordan Mayhew, Josh Bowman, Adam Wight and Brandon Gallant drew other assists.
Fidan Feta (1-2), Brett Adams (1-2), Colton Gallant (1-1), Jeremy Balderston (1-1) and Willie Gaudet (1-1) countered for the Red Wings, who fell to 1-6-1 (won-lost-overtime/shootout losses). Tyson Phillips, Cleve McNeill, Logan Arsenault and Ryan McNeill were credited with helpers.
The Vipers held period advantages of 3-1 and 7-3.
The Vipers held a 54-37 shots-on-goal advantage, including 18-8 and 22-14 margins in the first two periods. Jordan Zember picked up the goaltending win.