Alberton-based team undefeated in last five games
KENSINGTON – Kelton Ellis’ shutout goaltending helped the Western Regals climb back to the .500 mark in the P.E.I. Midget AAA Hockey League on Tuesday night.
P.E.I. Midget AAA Hockey League
The Alberton-based Regals made it back-to-back road wins by handing the hometown Mid-Isle Matrix a 4-0 setback.
The Regals, who also trimmed the host Summerside Capitals 7-3 on Sunday night, have won four straight games and are 4-0-1 (won-lost-tied) in their last five games to improve to 9-9-4.
The Regals head back out on the road on Friday to play the Kings County Kings, and are back home at the Jacques Cartier Arena on Saturday night to host the Pownal Red Devils.
Regals 4 Matrix 0
At Community Gardens, Curklan Fraser’s first-period goal opened the game’s scoring and was all the offence Ellis required as the Regals built period leads of 1-0 and 2-0.
Jason Gallant (1-1), Brett Aylward (1-1) and Robbie Fraser netted the other goals for the Regals. Drake Smallman, Evan Millman, William Stewart, Brett Doyle and Carson Adams chipped in with assists.
Alex Smith was in goal for the Matrix (14-5-4).
Regals 7 Capitals 3
At the Evangeline Recreation Centre, Chase McCue (2), Fraser (1-2), Aylward (1-1), Jeff Gaudet (1-1), Gallant and Jake Getson accounted for the Regals’ scoring in the come-from-behind win.
The Capitals jumped out to a 2-0 lead after the first 20 minutes, but the Regals answered back to take a 3-2 cushion into the second intermission.
Ian Arsenault-Gallant (2) and Owen Arsenault (1-2) answered for the Capitals (3-17-2).
Rowgan Barbour was the winning goaltender.