MIRAMICHI-The Miramichi Timberwolves (6-3-0-0) dumped the Summerside Western Capitals (2-6-0-0) 5-1 Saturday night in Miramichi.
Bryce Milson led the Timberwolves with 2 goals while Billy Gaston added 1 goal and 1 assist.
Tyler Brown opened the scoring at 4:10 to give the Timberwolves a 1-0 lead. Cole MacDonald (game winner) scored at 12:41 to extend the lead to 2-0. Milson scored at 19:07 to increase the lead to 3-0 after the first period. There was no second period scoring. JP Harvey (powerplay) scored at 4:13 to get the Western Capitals on the scoreboard at 3-1. Milson (second goal of game) scored at 7:24 to widen the lead to 4-1. Gaston rounded out the scoring at 14:18.
Miramichi went 0 for 2 on the powerplay while Summerside went 1 for 3.
Alex Collette stopped 22 of 23 shots for the win while Alex Kelly (20:00) stopped 16 of 19 shots in the loss before being replaced by Simon-Pier Chamberland. Chamberland (40:00) stopped 23 of 25 shots the rest of the game.
Three stars for the game were: 1st Star: - Miramichi #21 Bryce Milson, 2nd Star: - Miramichi #63 Jordan Kennedy 3rd Star: - Miramichi #11 Billy Gaston
Referee: - Scott McKay, Linesmen: - Jeff Silliker, Tyler McKay.
Attendance: - 922