ALBERTON – The Western Regals scored four times in the second period to take control of Saturday night’s P.E.I. Midget AAA Hockey League contest against the Summerside Hemphill GM Capitals.
P.E.I. Midget AAA Hockey League
The Regals went on to post an 8-4 victory on home ice at the Jacques Cartier Arena.
Brandon Williams (2-1), Jason Gallant (2), TJ Shea (1-2), Brendan Shea (1-1), Brett Aylward (1-1) and Jake Getson provided goals for the league-leading Regals, who are now 19-3-3 (won-lost-tied). Brendan Smith, Calvin McRae, Drake Smallman, Jeff Gaudet, Nathan Handrahan and William Stewart earned assists.
Spencer Groom and Joel Arsenault each scored twice for the Capitals (6-13-3). Chasse Gallant (2), Jorgen Strom and Cameron Gillis picked up helpers.
The teams were tied 2-2 after 20 minutes, and the Regals led 6-4 following two periods.
Winning goaltender was Kristen Clements.
Summerside was called for seven minors and one double minor for head contract. The Regals picked up nine minors, one double minor for head contact, one 10-minute misconduct and one checking-from-behind game misconduct.
Brandon Williams was named Western’s Regal Cresting player of the game.
The Regals’ next home game is against the Mid-Isle Matrix on Feb. 8.