CHARLOTTETOWN – Colton Gallant scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the Arsenault’s Fish Mart Western Red Wings to a 5-4 shootout win over the Sherwood A&S Scrap Metal Falcons on Wednesday night.
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The Falcons hosted the Island Junior Hockey League game at the Cody Banks Arena.
Jeremy Balderston (1-1), Rob Miller, Lucas Matthews and Blake Ozon scored in regulation-time for the Red Wings, who improved to 10-17-2 (won-lost-overtime/shootout losses). Jarret McRae (3), Tyson Phillips, Robbie Fraser, Nathan Ellis and Matt Kelly added assists.
Lucas Holmes (2), Brandon Birt (1-1) and Harrison Nicholson answered for the Falcons (10-12-6). Craig Dougan added three helpers while singles went to Brady Cook, Kyle Koughan and Tyson Blue.
The Red Wings led 2-0 after the opening period, but the teams went into the second intermission tied 3-3.
Chris Gallant earned the goaltending win over Daniel Nicholson.
Referee Mike Annear called five minors against the Red Wings while the Falcons picked up three minors, one checking-from-behind major and one game misconduct.