Sunday, Sunday, Sunday!


Ottawa ON –

As stormy skies cleared in the National Capital region three match ups populated the CCHL schedule Sunday. Both Hawkesbury and Pembroke looked to add to their impressive starts.

Hawkesbury Hawks 3  Rockland Nationals 1

Coach Rick Dorval keeps his Hawks in full flight as they escape Rockland with a road win. Patrick Callahan’s 3rd of the season was only marker in the 1st 14:38 into the game. Within the first five minutes of period 2 the Nats evened things up as Cameron Scrivens got himself involved on the score sheet – his 1st. Hawkesbury converted on the powerplay midway through the 3rd courtesy of Nicolas Elia (2nd). Former 73 Alec Taillon added some insurance for his side as the Hawks improve to 6-1-0-0. Strong performance in goal from Matthew Petizian making 36 saves.

Three Stars

1- Alec Taillon (HAW) 1G, 2A

2- Matthew Petizian (HAW) 36 Saves

3- Cameron Scrivens (ROC) 1G

Kanata Lasers 7  Navan Grads 1

Seven goals from seven different goal scorers and Kanata secured their 2nd consecutive win Sunday with a memorable offensive performance. Luca Nocita’s 4th was the only goal of the 1st – even strength. Following Spencer Van Tiem’s 3rd, Navan’s Curtis Fabbro was able to cut the lead to 2-1. Two late period goals from Bryson Michel and Connor Sleeth gave the Lasers a commanding 4-1 advantage heading into the final frame. Kanata added three more in the 3rd (Ludwig, Matthews, Touringy) two coming via the powerplay. Kanata went 3/7 with the man advantage and Gabriel Carriere made 21 saves in the win.

Three Stars

1- Luca Nocita (KAN) 1G

2- Spencer Van Tiem (KAN) 1G, 1A

3- Curtis Fabbro (NAV) 1G

Nepean Raiders 4  Pembroke Lumber Kings 3

Nepean entered Sunday’s road game needing a win and got the job done in the always raucous Pembroke Memorial Center. The Raiders got their side into the lead 5:45 into the 1st as Owen Dunne netted his 1st. Pembroke would bury two powerplay goals (White, Warnholtz) and lead 2-1 heading into the break. Nepean vaulted themselves back in front as Thomas Winn and Josh Shimizu both got their 1st goals of 2018 and the Raiders were up 3-2 after two. It took only 47 seconds for Jared Weber to tie things up at three. 11:59 into the 3rd Jackson Clark was credited with the game winner on the powerplay. Nepean’s Logan Bateman was lights out making 39 saves to give his team a vital victory.

Three Stars

1- Logan Bateman (NEP) 39 Saves

2- Connor Warnholtz (PEM) 1G, 1A

3- Alexander Bourhas (NEP) 3A