SUMMERSIDE – The Charlottetown Abbies remained undefeated in the P.E.I. Irving Oil Bantam AAA Hockey League on Thursday night.
The Abbies defeated the Summerside Capitals 5-3 in a clash of undefeated teams at Eastlink Arena. The win improved the Abbies’ record to 4-0-1 (won-lost-tied) while the Caps dropped to 4-1-0.
Andrew Campbell led the way for the Abbies with two goals, followed by Thomas Casey (1-1), Gavin Hickey (1-1) and Robbie Howatt (1-1). Kelly Barnett and Dallen Bulger provided single helpers.
For the Capitals, Evan Gallant (2) and Tyson Arsenault (1-2) scored while Brodie MacArthur, Noah Dobson and Taylor Read earned assists.
Ava Boutilier turned away 17 of 20 shots to earn the victory while Evan Richard stopped 20 of 25 in the losing effort.
The Capitals travel to Murray River on Sunday to take on the Kings County Kings at 2 p.m.