The Dresden Kings won their third straight game and the Wallaceburg Thunderhawks ended their 15-game losing streak on the weekend in the PJHL Stobbs Division.
The Dresden Kings won their third straight game and the Wallaceburg Thunderhawks ended their 15-game losing streak on the weekend in the Provincial Junior Hockey League’s Stobbs Division.
Matt Gaudrault, Tyler Fish and Tanner Cole each scored twice in the Kings’ 6-5 win over the Amherstburg Admirals on Sunday.
The Blenheim Blades lost 3-2 to the Essex 73’s in Sunday’s other game.
On Saturday, Josh Remsik scored twice and Nolan Hakr made 54 saves in the Thunderhawks’ 5-3 win over the Wheatley Omstead Sharks.
Kings 6, Admirals 5
At Amherstburg, Kings goalie Aiden Lucyk made 36 saves.
Cole had two assists for a four-point game. Ben Brooks and Andre Brett also had two assists.
The Kings (7-11-0-1) trailed 4-2 before they scored two goals late in the second period and two more early in the third for a 6-4 lead.
Christian McBride, Broden Meloche, Max Clifford, Cody Schneider and Jacob Fields scored for the Admirals (10-5-1-1). Evan Smith combined with losing goalie Nick Bolton for 20 saves.
73’s 3, Blades 2
At Blenheim, Connor Wright and Tyler Davis scored for the Blades (6-10-1-1), who led 1-0 and 2-1.
Jack Sanko of the 73’s scored a pair of tying goals before 333 fans at Blenheim Memorial Arena.
Riley Meyerink potted the winner on a power play with 2:35 left in regulation.
Blades goalie Caleb Pinsonneault made 29 saves. Connor Meyerink made 24 for the 73’s (11-5-0-1).
Thunderhawks 5, Sharks 3
At Wallaceburg, Hakr improved his save percentage to .941 in two games since being acquired from the Lakeshore Canadiens.
Remsik scored the winning goal at 10:37 of the second period for a 4-3 lead and added an insurance goal late in the third before a crowd of 110 fans at Wallaceburg Memorial Arena.
Jeremy Oriet, Jake Vancoillie and Myles Fraser also scored for the Thunderhawks (2-15-0-1).
Alex Anastaskos, Alixe Saliba and Drew Denomey scored for the Sharks (8-8-0-0).
Losing goalie Jackson Ford gave up four goals on 21 shots in two periods. Kyle Metson stopped 16 of 17 in the third.
Head coaches Ken Shine of the Thunderhawks and Josh Carnevale of the Sharks were suspended two and four games, respectively, after each received a game misconduct for leaving the bench after the final buzzer. Carnevale also received a gross misconduct for making a travesty of the game.