Friday's sports briefs:
Ellis scores winning
goal for Hamilton
HAMILTON, Ont. – Defenceman Morgan Ellis of East Bideford scored what proved to be the winning goal for the Hamilton Bulldogs on Friday night.
Ellis broke a 3-3 tie at 1:39 of the third period, sending the Bulldogs to a 6-3 win over the St. John’s Ice Caps in American Hockey League action.
It was Ellis’ third goal of the season.
Ashley nets 11th
tally of season
SYDNEY, N.S. – Darcy Ashley of Brooklyn, P.E.I., scored his 11th goal of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League regular season on Friday night.
Ashley helped the Halifax Mooseheads to a 4-1 road win over the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles.
in third period
NORTH RUSTICO – The Mid-Isle Matrix scored three unanswered third-period goals defeat the Pownal Red Devils 3-1 in a P.E.I. Midget AAA Hockey League game here at the North Star Arena on Friday night.
Spencer McAllister, Jacob Stewart and Matt Dickieson were the goal-scorers for the Matrix. Jordan Hambly replied for the Red Devils.
The first period was scoreless, and the Red Devils took a 1-0 lead into the second intermission.
Winning goaltender was Alex Smith.
UPEI hosts Moncton
in Tignish on Saturday.
TIGNISH – The UPEI Panthers and Moncton Blue Eagles will clash in an Atlantic University Sport men’s hockey exhibition game at the Tignish Credit Union Arena on Saturday.
Game time is 7:30 p.m.
Both teams will be using the game to prepare for the resumption of regular-season play next weekend.