CRAPAUD – Ivan MacPhail could not have picked a better time to score his first goal of the 2013-14 Razzy’s P.E.I. Junior C Hockey League regular season.
MacPhail’s unassisted tally with 3:26 left in overtime lifted the Lynx to a 5-4 victory over the visiting Souris Hawks at the South Shore Actiplex in Crapaud on Saturday night.
Four different players – Cody Dawson (1-1), Colton Dawson, Taylor Buote and Alex MacLeod – scored regulation-time goals for the league-leading Lynx, who now sports a record of 19-2-3. Rob Miller (3), Tim Paynter and Andy Murphy collected helpers.
Mitch Power (1-1), TJ Donahue, JD Farrell and Darcy Nicholson replied for the Hawks (9-9-4). Mark McKenna and Drew MacInnis assisted.
There was no scoring in the first period, and the teams were tied 2-2 at the end of two.
Dylan Garnhum recorded the goaltending win over Seth Nicholson.
Summerside 2, Belfast 1
BELFAST – The power play proved to be the difference for the Summerside Source for Sports Capitals on Saturday night.
The Capitals struck for two goals with the man advantage in the second period en route to a 2-1 win over the host Belfast Sabres.
Travis Thibideau (1-1) and Cameron Arsenault scored for Summerside, which improved its record to 13-10-1. Cody Arsenault added an assist.
Carter MacLellan, assisted by Jack Panting and Cody McGuirk, netted the lone goal for the Sabres (15-7-1).
The first period was scoreless, and the Caps took a 2-0 cushion into the second intermission.
Catlin Sonier was the winning goaltender, and Jason Whiteway tended goal for Belfast. The final shots-on-goal totals were 30-28 in favour of Summerside.
Tignish 6, North River 5
Riley Shea was the overtime hero for the Tignish Perry’s Construction Aces on Saturday night.
Shea scored with 58 seconds remaining in overtime to give Tignish a 6-5 road victory over the North River Flames at the APM Centre. Tyson Carragher, who finished the game with two goals and three assists, drew the lone helper on the game-winning goal.
The goal capped a four-point night for Shea, who had two goals and two assists. Charlie Bernard (1-1) and Kirk Ramsay also scored for Tignish, which improved to 15-8-1. Dylan Rayner added an assist.
Cody White (2-1), Bradley Vukicevic, Craig Campbell and Brad Power countered for the Flames (8-12-3). Single helpers were credited to Curtis Gant, Logan LeClair, Brady McQuaid and Spencer Hay.
The Flames led 4-3 after the first period, and the Aces took a 5-4 lead into the dressing room after 40 minutes.
Chase Dyment picked up the goaltending win, and Taylor Doyle was the goaltender of record for North River, which outshot Tignish 39-34.
Lynx 6, Sabres 3
BELFAST – Andy Murphy scored four goals to lead the Southside Lynx to a 6-3 victory over the Belfast Sabres here Friday night.
Spencer Dougay accounted for the other two Lynx goals, and added an assist for a three-point night. Sawyer Mayne, Brandon Green, Marshall Mayne, Cody Dawson, Kevin Noonan and Tim Paynter collected single assists.
For the Sabres, Lee Shepherd (1-1), Colin McGuirk and Carter MacLellan found the back of the net.
The Lynx held period leads of 2-0 and 4-1.
Winning goaltender was John Miller, and Ben Ladner took the loss.
Souris 4, Tignish 3
TIGNISH – The Souris Hawks pulled out a 4-3 victory over the Tignish Perry’s Construction Aces on Friday night.
T.J. Donahue (2), Jordan Roche and Ryan Compton scored for the Hawks, who received helpers from Matthew Birt, Mark McKenna, Gabriel Leger and Luke McDonald.
Dylan Ellis (2) and Riley Shea countered for the Aces. Karter Hackett, Kirk Ramsay, Tyson Carragher and Charlie Bernard chipped in with single assists.
The teams were tied 2-2 after the first period, and Souris took a 4-3 advantage into the second intermission.
Kelton Ellis picked up the goaltending win over Jake Hackett. Overall, Tignish outshot Souris 38-27.
Ellis was selected as the Regal Cresting player of the game for the Aces.