by the sportsguy
Our boys motored over the Valley to meet 5-1-0-0 Pembroke Lumber Kings for Sunday evening showdown which turned into an undisciplined third where the 73’s handed a 7-5 victory to the Lumber Kings.
Kemptville opened with Cole Dennison from Pawlikowski, and York at 7:37 blew it by Jake Smith.Pembroke countered at 14:37, as Malcolm Arseneau, with assist from Browne and Douglas, past Nick Bond to tie it at one. Jared Patterson performed his magic to slam it into the mesh at 14:48 to put Kemptville in the lead. Lumber Kings with man advantage when Egan and Arseneau found Connor Warnholtz for PPG and tie. Derraugh with Dempsey to Jacob McIntyre for Pembroke go ahead goal at 19:55 to end first. Pembroke peppered 19 SOG to Kemptville 10.
Patterson onto Charlie Kiefer tape to even it up for Kemptville at 4:39. Douglas to Dylan Pudrycki for Pembroke tie breaker at 6:59. Kemptville returned the favour at 12:34, when Pawlikowski set up Cameron McLean to pull the trigger and move ahead. 73’s had a man advantage, with Ashton Fry directing the PP recorded a PPG, with helpers from McLean and Thousand at 17:29 to close out second. 73’s had 15 SOG to Lumber Kings 13.
Final twenty found Kemptville in undisciplined situation, making PIM on the score sheet and Pembroke capitalizing. Malcolm Arseneau for his second goal at 10:39 to tie at 5-5. Go ahead at 16:58 from Dempsey and Douglas to Connor Warnholtz for his second marker of the battle. Insurance came after Nick Bond was pulled and Collins sprung Brendan Browne for EN at 18:27 to award 7-5 win. Pembroke out shot Kemptville 15 to 9.
Kanata Lasers blew into the 73’s barn for Friday night challenge to hand Kemptville 4-1 loss.
Kemptville opened the first when Joseph Samson blew by the opposition to the net, then Patterson controlled rebound back to Dennison on point and Samson picked up his reward at 15:27. Kanata 8 SOG to 7 SOG.
Second session was owned by the Lasers, as they capitalized for three markers on 73’s back end errors. Trevor Poeze rifled by Nick Bond assisted by Park and Nocita to even it up at 10:32. At 11:13 a weak shot from Theodore Austin, with helpers from Denomme and Gagnon, to put Kanata into the lead. Graham Denomme threw one at the mesh after Gagnon knocked down a clearing pass at 14:51 for the insurance. Lasers outshot 73’s by 14 to 9.
Final twenty, Kanata capped the win, with Graham Denomme getting his second goal, assisted by St. Jean and Gagnon at 13:09 to give the Lasers a 4-1 victory. Kemptville finally recorded more SOG 13 to 10.
73’s could use more on-ice communication, with quicker transition from defence to offensive break out, and more aggressive PP.
Next home game is Friday, September 28, for a 7:30 meeting with 1-5-0-0 Nepean Raiders.
Watch for the Kemptville 73’s season ticket launch.
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See you at the game.