Goals, goals and more goals
Red Wings, Vipers wear out opposing goalies in IJHL wins
Scoring wasn’t an issue Sunday in the Island Junior Hockey League as the Arsenault’s Fish Mart Red Wings thumped the Kent Coyotes 6-1 and Kensington Moase Plumbing and Heating Vipers out-gunned the A&S Scrap Metal Metros 8-3.
The Red Wings-Koyotes matchup was an interlocking game with the N.B. Junior Hockey League.
Red Wings 6, Koyotes 1
In Abram-Village, Nathan Ellis (2), Chasse Gallant and Jason Gallant scored in the second period and gave the Red Wings a 5-1 lead it wouldn’t relinquish.
Gallant scored earlier in the first frame and Abel Arsenault chipped in a third-period goal for the Wings, which outshot Kent 40-29.
Jeremie Albert netted the lone Kent marker in the first.
The game was tied 1-1 after the first. The Wings led 5-1 at the second intermission.
Chris Gallant earned the goaltending win over Samuel Query.
Vipers 8, Metros 3
The Vipers tallied six goals over the first two periods and cruised to the victory in Kensington.
Brian Kelly (1-1), Spencer McAllister, Spencer Sherren, Campbell Gallant (2) and Tanner MacGuigan (1-1) did the honours over that span while Spencer Francis (1-1) and Jonathan Richards (1-3) netted scores in the third.
Drew Grady and Ryan Murray each chipped in two assists.
Kensington led 3-1 after the first and 6-2 at the second intermission. Neither team score on the power play in a combined seven chances.
The Vipers outshot the Metros 48-37.
Lucas Holmes, Taylor Runighan and Tanner McLean had the Metros scores.
Cameron Visser tallied the win over Daniel Nicholson.