CHARLOTTETOWN â€“ The Mid-Isle Matrix made it 10 wins in a row in the P.E.I. Midget AAA Hockey League on Saturday afternoon.
The Matrix broke open a scoreless game with four second-period goals, and Alex Smith provided shutout goaltending, en route to a 5-0 road victory over the Charlottetown Abbies at Simmons Sport Centre.
Brady VanderVelden (1-1), James Murphy, Spencer Francis, Ben Keefe and Drew Grady scored for the second-place Matrix, who upped their record to 15-6-1. Jacob Stewart (2), Cody Miller (2) and Matt Craig added other assists.
Alex Dunne was between the pipes for Charlottetown (8-11-6).
Regals 8, Summerside 4
ALBERTON â€“ The Western Regals scored four times in the second period to take control of Saturday nightâ€™s P.E.I. Midget AAA Hockey League contest against the Summerside Hemphill GM Capitals.
The Regals went on to post an 8-4 victory on home ice at the Jacques Cartier Arena.
Brandon Williams (2-1), Jason Gallant (2), TJ Shea (1-2), Brendan Shea (1-1), Brett Aylward (1-1) and Jake Getson provided goals for the league-leading Regals, who are now 19-3-3. Brendan Smith, Calvin McRae, Drake Smallman, Jeff Gaudet, Nathan Handrahan and William Stewart earned assists.
Spencer Groom and Joel Arsenault each scored twice for the Capitals (6-13-3). Chasse Gallant (2), Jorgen Strom and Cameron Gillis picked up helpers.
The teams were tied 2-2 after 20 minutes, and the Regals led 6-4 following two periods.
Winning goaltender was Kristen Clements.
Brandon Williams was named Westernâ€™s Regal Cresting player of the game.
The Regalsâ€™ next home game is against the Mid-Isle Matrix on Feb. 8.