Lockport comes back to tame Panthers
The Lockport Regals came back from a two-goal deficit and edged the Pelham Panthers 4-3 in Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League action Wednesday night in western New York.
Lockport improved to 2-14-1-0 and extended its point streak to a season-high two games on goals from Alex Stinis, Anthony Trigilio, Hunter Litman and Tim Lopez.
Lyall Shaw, Curtis Emery and Matt Ruigrok each scored a goal for Pelham, which was outshot 35-30 and fell to
Neither team converted any of their powerplay opportunities. The Panthers went
0-for-4 with a man advantage; the Regals, 0-for-6.
Pelham was seeking its fourth win in a row. Lockport was coming off a 3-3 tie in double overtime with the Thorold Blackhawks.
Goals were scored in streaks. After the Panthers jumped out to a 2-0 lead, the Regals replied with three goals of their own to take a lead heading into the third period.
Pelham and Lockport traded goals in the final frame with the Regals netting the eventual gamewinner with 8:14 remaining in regulation.
Pelham hosts Fort Erie 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Lockport is home 7 p.m. Wednesday to the Welland Jr. Canadians.
Thursday night’s Golden Horseshoe Conference schedule had Thorold 5-9-1-0; hosting Welland, 5-11; in a battle for fifth place in the eight-team conference. The sea-
son series is tied at one win apiece.
Results were unavailable at press time, but a summary is at stcatharinesstandard.ca, niagarafallsreview.ca and wellandtribune.ca.
Thorold is back on the ice at 7 tonight visiting the conferenceleading Niagara Falls Canucks, 14-2-0-1; at Gale Centre. Niagara Falls, coming off a 5-4 loss in double overtime to Fort Erie, is hoping to end a two-game losing slide.