Hawkesbury Hawks enjoy two more victories
Les Hawks de Hawkesbury ont entamé un début de saison prometteur en novembre dans la Ligue centrale canadienne de hockey. Les Hawks ont battu les Sénateurs junior d’Ottawa et les Raiders de Nepean au cours de la fin de semaine du 5 novembre. The Hawkesbury Hawks have a promising start to their November schedule of games in the Central Canadian Hockey League. The Hawks beat both the Ottawa Junior Senators and the Nepean Raiders over the November 5 weekend.
The Hawks hammered the Senators 7-3
Nov. 3 in a Friday afternoon home game at the Vankleek Hill Arena. Sunday evening in Nepean the Hawkes beat the Raiders 5-3.
Both teams were almost even for their shots on goal during the Hawks-Senators game. Alec Beaudin-Tougas opened the scoring during the first minute of play in first period and got the Hawks scoring started with assists from Michael Marleau and Mike Nantais. Darcy Walsh put Ottawa on the board in the latter half of the period with help from Cameron White.
Second period belonged to Hawkesbury with David Jankowski breaking the tie in the first three minutes with assists from Beaudin-Tougas and John Kuhl. Tanner Tarbell pushed the score a little further at the midpoint with assists from Jankowski and Nicolas Guillementte. Fletcher Anderson finished off the period scoring run with help from Tyler Boivin and Anders Johnson.
Beaudin-Tougas kept pushing the Hawks lead early in third period with his second goal with assists from Kuhl and Matt Gasuik. Three minutes later Nantais added another point with help from Jankowski and Matthew Petisian.
The final goals for Ottawa came from Pierre-Luc Veillette, with assists from Chiwetin Blacksmith and Owen Guy, and towards the end of the period from Joshua Filoso off a pass from Danyk Drouin. Kieran Craig fired in an unassisted goal to bring the final Hawks score to 7-3 over the Senators.
The Hawks again controlled the play against Nepean though the Raiders did manage to score at least one goal each period of the game.
Raiders Olivier Gauthier began the scoring with an unassisted goal in the last minute of first period. Twenty seconds later Chris Smith answered for the Hawks with help on a power play from Tanner Tarbell and Mike Nantais.
The second half of the period saw Hawkesbury’s Joel Frazee tie the score up again with help from David Jankowski and Tyler Boivin. Kieran Craig, with assists from Boivin and Fletcher Anderson, broke the tie and put Hawkesbury in the lead three minutes before the end of the period.
. Chris Smith fired in both of Hawkesbury’s winning goals in the last half of the period with Jankowski assisting on both goals and Frazee helping on Smith’s first goal and Boivin on the second.
The Hawks are in Smith Falls Nov. 7, then host the Kanata Lazers Nov. 10 afternoon at the Vankleek Hill Arena. The Hawks are in Navan Sunday afternoon over the Nov. 11 weekend.