Deschenes makes 25 saves for shutout
Kiana Strand’s power-play goal midway through the first was the winner as the UPEI Panthers got a much needed win Saturday in Atlantic University Sport women’s hockey action.
The Panthers defeated the Dalhousie Tigers 1-0 as Marie-Soleil Deschenes made 25 saves for the shutout. Mati Barrett made 17 saves in the loss.
The Tigers outshot the Panthers 13-1 in the third period.
It was the Panthers first win since Oct. 18.
UPEI improved to 3-9-3 while Dalhousie falls to 6-9-1.
The Panthers play the Saint Mary’s Huskies Sunday at 2 p.m. in Halifax.