Game 8: St. John’s 2 @ Cornwall 4

Play resumed this morning at the LBR. So far in the first period action HPEI’s Cornwall Thunder have taken an early lead with a 2-0 score. Cornwall’s Darcy Ashley started off the games scoring at 5:01. The second goal came at 14:27 by Jordan Costello taking advantage of a power play resulting from a roughing call. The other notable aspect of this period is that Cornwall received 3 penalties all for interference.

After a second period of intense action the moral of this game is staying out of the penalty box as the periods seven penalties have led to two of the periods three goal. With 5 on 3 action Cornwall sunk the periods first goal at 3:10 by Matt Myers. Then at 6:07 St. John’s started a comeback with a goal by Ryan Walsh. Then to finish off the period at 17:55 Fog Devils forward Andrew Ryan completed a power play goal. Finishing off the third period was one more final goal from PEI’s Brandon Carter early in the period at 4:15. Then at 7:04 Fog Devils key player Jacob Pitcher was removed with a game misconduct for hitting from behind.The final score was 4-2 for Cornwall eliminating the Fog Devil’s from the finals tomorrow. Shots on goal were even at 22 a piece.

Home Team: St. John’s Fog Devils (HNL)

Away Team: Cornwall Thunder (HPEI)

Start Time: 9am

Arena: Lord Beaverbrook Rink

Referee: TBD

Linesmen: TBD

Goals

1 2 3 OT SO Total
HNL
0
2
0
0
0
2
HPEI 2 1 1
0
0
4

Shots on Goal

1 2 3 OT SO Total
HNL 7 8 7
0
0
22
HPEI 5 10 7
0
0
22

Goals

First Period

5:01 HPEI- Darcy Ashley #7 Assist- Brody McDonald #18 and Matt Myers #22

14:27 HPEI- Jordan Costello #11 Assist- Brent Andrews #9 PPG

Second Period

3:10 HPEI- Matt Myers #22 Assist- Brody MacDonald #18 PPG

6:07 HNL- Ryan Walsh #4 Assist- Brandon Bussey #27 and Andrew Sullivan #24

17:55 HNL- Andrew Ryan #19 Assist- Michael Cole #16 and Zach O’Brien #9 PPG

Third Period

4:15 HPEI- Brandon Carter #16 Assist- Jordan Costello #11 and Darcy Ashley #7

Penalties

First Period

8:58 HPEI- Zach Evans-Renaud #3 – Interference (2:00)

13:57 HNL- Dylan Brake #3 – Roughing (2:00)

16:56 HPEI- Brody McDonald #18 – Interference (2:00)

Second Period

2:49 HNL- Dylan Brake #3 – Roughing (2:00)

3:02 HNL- Jacob Pitcher #11 Roughing (2:00)

6:35 HNL- Brandon Bussey #27 – Holding (2:00)

9:59 HPEI- Matt Kelly #2 – Slashing (2:00)

15:13 HNL- Michael Cole #16 – Goaltender Interference (2:00)

17:32 HPEI- Brody McDonald #18 – Interference (2:00)

19:41 HNL- Rodney Mahoney #18 Unsportsmanlike Conduct (2:00)

Third Period

7:04 HNL- Jacob Pitcher #11 – Goaltender Interference (2:00) / Hitting from Behind (Game Misconduct)

10:35 HPEI- Matt Kelly #2 – Hooking (2:00)

18:31 HPEI – Darcy Ashley #7 – Cross Checking (2:00)

Team MVP Awards

Home: Andrew Ryan #19

Away: Devon Cudmore #29