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Red Wings thump Vipers in IJHL action

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WELLINGTON, P.E.I. – Isaac Knox scored three times Sunday to pace the host Arsenault’s Fish Mart Western Red Wings to an 8-1 thumping of the Kensington Moase Plumbing and Heating Vipers.

All of the scoring was done in the first period of the Island Junior Hockey League game at the Evangeline Rec Centre.

Knox scored four minutes into the game and Silas Handrahan made it 2-0 on the power play at 9:28. Johnathan Arsenault unassisted cut the deficit in half 1:17 later, but that’s as close as the Vipers would get.

Chasse Gallant had a goal and two assists in the victory while Chandler Wood and Carter Cahill each had a goal and an assist and Curklan Fraser rounded out the scoring. Isaac Callaghan had two helpers while singles went to Diego LeClair, Calvin MacRae and Alex Morrissey.

Luke Oliver made 29 saves for the win while Cameron Visser allowed five goals on 24 shots in 30 minutes of action for the Vipers and Caleb Coyle allowed three goals on 17 shots.

Western improved to 6-3-0 while Kensington fell to 5-2-0.

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