Flyers lose to Lakers
The previously winless Wallaceburg Lakers beat the Petrolia Flyers 4-2 on Thursday in the Provincial Junior Hockey League's Stobbs Division. Zach VanEyk and Wil O'Leary Dilosa scored for the eighth-place Flyers (7-22-0-3) in front of 250 fans at the Greenwood Recreation Centre in Petrolia.
The Flyers would have clinched a playoff berth with a regulation win. Flyers goalie Josh Loranger made 20 saves. Patrick Timpany of the Lakers made 26.
Myles Fraser of the Lakers broke a 2-2 tie at 15:07 of the second period. Cody Nicolaisen added an emptynetter in the third.
Jeff Williams and Cam Wheeler also scored for the Lakers (1-29-0-2), who are 13 points behind the Flyers.