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Panthers beat Moncton 3-2 in AUS men’s hockey

The UPEI Panthers play in the Atlantic University Sport.
The UPEI Panthers play in the Atlantic University Sport. - Contributed

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Owen Headrick’s power-play goal was the difference Friday as the UPEI Panthers defeat the Moncton Aigles Bleus 3-2 in Atlantic University Sport men’s hockey.

Filip Rydstrom and Kameron Kielly had assist on the final goal of the night with 2:44 left in the second period.

Brent Andrews, Nick Shumlanski and Troy Lajeunesse each had a goal and an assist in the victory at MacLauchlan Arena.

Marc-Anthony Therrien and Maxime St-Cyr scored for the visitors.

Simon Hofley stopped 16 shots for the win while Etienne Montpetit made 14 saves in the loss.

The game was tied 1-1 after the first period while UPEI went to the third with a 3-2 lead.

UPEI improves to 5-4 while Moncton is 5-6.

The Panthers travel to Fredericton, N.B., Saturday for a 7 p.m. game with the UNB Varsity Reds.

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