In junior C exhibition game
CHARLOTTETOWN – Special teams played a big role in Monday night’s exhibition game between the Summerside Source for Sports Capitals and Sherwood Falcons of the Razzy’s P.E.I. Junior C Hockey League.
The Falcons struck for three power-play goals during a Summerside major penalty in the final five minutes of regulation time to post a 6-3 victory at the Cody Banks Arena.
Bradley Milligan (1-1), Alex Hughes (1-1), Brady Sinnott (1-1), David Redmond, Jordan Arsenault and Joe Ready scored for the Falcons. Other assists went to Colby Doucette, Colby Livingston, Jake MacLean, Zach Morell, Brody Maddix, Jacob Kays and Mike MacLean.
For Summerside, Greg Arsenault (1-1), Aaron Reilly and Johnny Johnson found the back of the net. Brandon McCardle, Travis Thibodeau, Tyler Peters and Zack MacDonald chipped in with assists.
Summerside outshot Sherwood 43-38.
Aaron Arsenault, who turned aside 22 of 24 shots, shared the goaltending win with Jordan Jay, who gave up one goal on 14 shots.
Jacob Perry stopped 16 of 17 shots while Catlin Richard was beaten five times on 26 shots in the Summerside goal.
Referee Rich Johnson whistled the Capitals for 11 minors, one five-minute major, two 10-minute misconducts and four game misconducts. The Falcons were whistled for nine minors and one 10-minute misconduct.
The Capitals’ next action is their regular-season opener in Sherwood on Monday, Oct. 21.