Dieppe Commandos down Summerside Western Capitals in OT

Jason Simmonds
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Alex Clark scored 1:46 into overtime to give the Dieppe Commandos a 5-4 win over the Summerside Western Capitals on Saturday.

The Maritime Junior Hockey League game was played before an announced crowd of 533 fans at Eastlink Arena.

Justin McDonald, Thierry Comtois, Justin Rasmussen and Joel Blanchard scored in regulation time for the Commandos, who improved to 20-6-2-0.

Maxim Pitre, Brad Power, David Sweet and Alex Bradley replied for the Caps, who held 3-2 and 4-3 leads in the third period after falling behind 2-0.

The Commandos led 1-0 after the first period, and the teams went into the second intermission tied 2-2.

The shots-on-goal clock read 59-39 in favour of the Capitals. Connor Wilkinson earned the goaltending win over Simon-Pier Chamberland.

The Caps will take a 10-16-2-1 record into Sunday’s home game against the Truro Bearcats. Game time at Eastlink Arena is 4 p.m.

Organizations: Capitals, Maritime Junior Hockey League

Geographic location: Summerside Western, OT

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