P.E.I.’s two entries in the New Brunswick/P.E.I. Major Midget Hockey League were in action on the road Friday night.
The Kensington Monaghan Farms Wild rallied with four unanswered third-period goals, including three in the final seven minutes, to defeat the Saint John Vitos 6-4 in Quispamsis, N.B.
The Charlottetown Bulk Carriers Knights fell behind 4-1 after 40 minutes and fell 4-3 to the league-leading Moncton Flyers in the Hub City.
Wild 6 Vitos 4
At the Q-Plex, Alex Graham (2-1) and Noah Griffin (1-2) each had three points to lead the Wild. Austin Arsenault, Landon Clow and Seth MacLeod also scored for Kensington, which improved to 8-4-2 (won-lost-overtime losses).
Jake Kyle (1-2), Carter McCluskey (1-1), Jack Dickie and Riley Rooney replied for Saint John (4-10-0).
The Wild led 2-1 after the opening period and the Vitos took a 4-2 advantage into the second intermission.
The shots-on-goal totals were even at 35. Jonah Arbing earned the goaltending win.
The Wild travels to Bathurst, N.B., on Saturday to face the Northern Moose (6-5-1) at 7:30 p.m.
Flyers 4 Knights 3
At the Superior Propane Centre, the Knights led 1-0 after the first period and the Flyers responded with four unanswered goals in the middle frame to open up a 4-1 advantage after 40 minutes. Two goals in the first 13 minutes of the third period by the Knights set the stage for an exciting finish.
Braeden MacPhee (1-1), Alexis Daniel, Tristan Sanchez and Dominic LeBlanc found the back of the net for the Flyers (14-1-0).
Simon Hughes (1-1), Cam Squires and Marshall Gallant countered for the Knights (5-8-2).
Overall, the Flyers outshot the Knights 36-17. Nicholas Sheehan was the winning goaltender and Aiden Williams was between the pipes for Charlottetown.
The Knights visit the Moose on Sunday at 2 p.m.