ST. STEPHEN, N.B. – Linemates TJ Shea and Brodie MacArthur each recorded four points in leading the Summerside D. Alex MacDonald Ford Western Capitals to a road victory on Saturday night.
MacArthur had two goals and two assists while Shea scored once and drew three helpers in a 6-1 decision over the St. Stephen Aces. Shea, who leads the MHL (Maritime Junior Hockey League) with 73 points – 30 goals and 40 assists – now has a 26-game point scoring streak. MacArthur, who is third in league scoring with 47 points – 17 goals and 30 assists – has recorded at least a point in 18 consecutive games.
The Caps, who improved to 19-12-1-0 (won-lost-overtime losses-shootout losses), are right back in action on Sunday as the Eastlink South Division-leading Yarmouth Mariners (23-8-1-0) visit Eastlink Arena for a 4 p.m. start.
Chaddock earns three points
Before 909 fans at the Garcelon Civic Centre, the Caps’ Chris Chaddock scored twice and assisted on another for a three-point night while Riley Smith added a single goal. Other helpers were credited to Kallum Muirhead, Hunter McTague, Alex Beaulieau and Cameron Roberts as the Caps built period leads of 2-1 and 5-1.
Ryan O’Toole netted the lone goal for the Aces (7-23-0-1).
Winning goaltender Alex Bishop turned aside 28 of 29 save.
The game’s three stars were:
1. TJ Shea (Capitals), 2. Brodie MacArthur (Capitals), 3. Chris Chaddock (Capitals).