by the sportsguy
Kanata Lazers handed a heavy loss 4-1 to Kemptvile 73’s Sunday afternoon to slow down the climb up the ladder in the standings. Kanata struck first when Liam Markhauser, with helpers from Ulanov and Broucher at 16:07, to beat Nick Bond in the initial round. Assisted by Larsen and Stockdale to Chad Merrell at 18:30 to put Lazers ahead 2-zip.
Thousand give and go to Ashton Fry to hammer it through the pipes to spoil Logan Bateman’s SO attempt and pull Kemptville within one at 17:10. At 19:57, with Kanata man advantage, Sleeth found Luca Nocita to slam it into the mesh for PPG and go ahead.
Final twenty, when Kemptville pulled their stopper at 19:43 and Kiryll Ulnov slipped the rubber into open space for ENG to give Kanata 4-1 victory. Kemptville needs to work on their special team with 5 PP attempts without any results as Kanata had 2 attempts with 1 PPG. Lasers SOG 29 to 73’s 26 and Kanata 12 PIM to Kemptville 6 PIM.
Friday night’s road battle with the Brockville Braves awarded Kemptville 73’s two more points in the standings, as the FTM line contributed for all the points in a 3-2 victory. Kemptville struck first at 1:38, with the combination of Ashton Fry, with helpers from Meyer and Thousand, to beat Nick Wiencek into the back of the net. FTM freight train connected with Garrett Meyer from team mates Thousand and Fry at 19:52 to close out initial with 2 to zip lead.
Second twenty remained scoreless with PIM markers only on score sheet. Last twenty, with Kemptville handing Brockville three PP opportunities and they took advantage of two to put them within one. Mike McArthur drove it by Nick Bond to break his SO attempt for PPG, assisted by Jefferson at 2:18. 73’s answered back on a pass and go from Fry with Thousand to Hunter Fraser on the point through the posts at 4:33. Braves with another PP and pulling their stopper for extra man 19:09, when at 19:28 Mike McArthur another PPG assisted by Gilmour and Jefferson. Kemptville 73’s (heart attack kids) held on to win the game with 3-2 after being outshot 41 to 24 and giving their opponents 5 PP chances.
Next home game is Friday, February 2, at 7:30 pm, when the Nepean Raiders invade the Municipal Centre….Hockey with EDGE.