BELFAST – The power play proved to be the difference for the Summerside Source for Sports Capitals on Saturday night.
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The Capitals struck for two goals with the man advantage in the second period en route to a 2-1 win over the host Belfast Sabres.
Travis Thibideau (1-1) and Cameron Arsenault scored for Summerside, which improved its record to 13-10-1 (won-lost-overtime/shootout losses). Cody Arsenault added an assist.
Carter MacLellan, assisted by Jack Panting and Cody McGuirk, netted the lone goal for the Sabres (15-7-1).
The first period was scoreless, and the Caps took a 2-0 cushion into the second intermission.
Catlin Sonier was the winning goaltender, and Jason Whiteway tended goal for Belfast. The final shots-on-goal totals were 30-28 in favour of Summerside.
Referee Thane Arsenault called eight minors, two 10-minute misconducts and one game misconduct against the Capitals. Belfast was called seven minors, one major for hitting to the head and one game misconduct.