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Pembroke takes care of Gloucester early, wins 9-3
Story by Narrative Science.
The Gloucester Rangers fell behind early, and the Pembroke Lumber Kings kept piling on the points on the way to a 9-3 victory.
Pembroke got the win on the strength of a great game by Adam Beveridge, who had two goals and one assist. Beveridge scored the first of his two goals at 6:18 into the first period to make the score 4-0 Pembroke. Anthony Nellis assisted on the tally. Beveridge's next tally made the score 9-3 Pembroke with 1:59 left in the third period. Felix Chamberland picked up the assist.
Referees had their hands full with a major incident at 47 seconds into the third period. Four fighting penalties were dished out along with two game misconducts.
The Lumber Kings forced Rangers' goaltenders to work hard to keep the puck out of the net, racking up 54 shots and forcing 45 saves. David Richer made eight stops and Doug Johnston made 37. Pembroke surpassed its usual scoring output this season. This season, the Lumber Kings average 4.3 goals per contest. Pembroke was hit hard by penalties in the contest, and totaled six minors and two majors for 22 minutes in penalty time.
Pembroke also got points from Chamberland, who also had two goals and one assist and Adam Dauda, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Pembroke also had goals scored by Owen McDade, who had two and Brett du Puy and Brendan Valko, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Pembroke were Hudson Michaelis, who had three, Jesse Blais and Brett Horn, who each chipped in one, and Colton Keuhl, Fraser Turner, and Ryan Casselman, who contributed two each.
Gloucester racked up the penalties in the contest, and ended with seven minors and two majors for 24 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 19.0 minutes per game the Rangers had been spending in the box.
Jordan Piccolino made 17 saves for the Lumber Kings on 20 shots. Pembroke registered one goal on seven power play opportunities. Team's Chris Minns and Dauda were slapped with misconducts and ejected from the game. Gloucester registered three goals on seven power play opportunities. For the Rangers, Alex Bilodeau and Vincent Guimond were ejected from the contest.