Navan Ontario — The Cumberland Grads’ Maxime St.Pierre had a big offensive game, scoring one goal and contributing two assists in his team’s 7-2 win over the Cornwall Colts.
St.Pierre scored 15:58 into the first period to make the score 3-2 Cumberland. Thomas Mansbridge assisted on the tally. St.Pierre dished an assist on Tyler Pancel’s goal that made the score 1-0 Cumberland at 39 seconds into the first period. He added another helper on Pancel’s goal that made the score 5-2 Cumberland at 19:02 into the first period.
Cornwall fell victim to a deadly Cumberland power play, which ripped the Colts for four goals.
The Grads forced Cornwall’s netminders to work in net, getting 35 shots and forcing 28 saves. Denny Dubblestyne made nine stops and Brett Nichol made 19. Cumberland managed to stay out of the box better than usual, registering one minor for two minutes in penalty time. The Grads finished below its season average of 15.0 penalty minutes per game. Cumberland’s goal total was higher than its season average. The Grads have scored at the pace of 2.4 goals per game during the current campaign.
Cumberland also got points from Pancel, who also tallied two goals and two assists to lead the team in points and Joey Sollazzo, who also registered one goal and one assist. Cumberland also got a goal from Brandon Zullo as well. In addition, Cumberland received assists from Zackhary Salloum, who had two, Martin Frechette, who had three, and Nicolas Mattinen and Brett Faber, who contributed one each.
The Colts’ offense rang up 39 shots on Cumberland’s net. Kevin Gollmer made 37 saves for the Grads on those 39 shots.
Cornwall was helped by Nick Lalonde, who racked up one goal. Lalonde scored 9:37 into the first period to make the score 2-2. Jeremy McFarlane provided the assist. Grant Cooper also scored for Cornwall. Other players who recorded assists for Cornwall were Keegan Mulhearn, Marly Quince, and Kevin Hope, who each chipped in one.
The Colts incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.