HALIFAX – The UPEI Panthers got off to a winning start in the 2013-14 Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Men’s Hockey Conference on Friday night.
The Panthers topped the Dalhousie Tigers 5-1 before 145 fans at the Halifax Forum.
Jordan Mayer (2), Tyler Brown, Cody McNaughton and Matthew Brenton scored for the Panthers. Matt English replied for Dalhousie.
The teams were tied 1-1 after the first period, and the Panthers took a 2-1 advantage into the second intermission.
Wayne Savage earned the goaltending win.
The Panthers visit the Acadia Axemen on Sunday at 2 p.m.