Bandits handle Aigles for third consecutive win
The Cumberland Bandits racked up a third victory in a row this weekend, beating the struggling Saint-Isidore Aigles 6-5 in overtime, January 24. The Aigles have lost their last seven games.
Both teams exchanged two goals in the first period. The Aigles took the lead in the second period by scoring three goals while still allowing Cumberland to score two goals. The scoreboard read 5-4 after 40 minutes.
In the last period, the Bandits were still trailing behind by one goal when they tied the game 5-5. An extra period was then required. Vincent Harris took charge for Cumberland, scoring the game’s winning goal in overtime. The other goals for Cumberland were scored by Jacob Kwiatkowski, two goals, Matt Hamelin, Nicholas Bedard and Remi Leclerc, one goal each.
The Cumberland Bandits will face the La Pêche Prédateurs, this Saturday, at the Richcraft Sensplex, at 9 pm.
Lowly Nats loose 10-3
The Nationals (Nats) suffered their 8th consecutive loss last Sunday. They gave a 10-3 victory to the Vankleek Hill Cougars.
The Cougars started strong taking a 5-1 advantage in the first period. Vankleek Hill then continued with three more goals in the second period for a total score 8-1. The last 20 minutes saw the two teams score two goals each.
Max Tedesco scored two powerplay goals in the game. Patrick MacIntyre also scored for Rockland. With only three games to go in their regular season, the Nationals won’t be participating in the National Capital junior hockey league’s playoff since they will finish last in the standings.
The Nats face off against the Gatineau Jr Olympics this Sunday, at 2:30 pm at the CIHA Arena.
Nats goalie, Sean Villeneuve
had his hands full last Sunday against the Aigles