The Western Red Wings remained perfect at the 2019 Don Johnson Memorial Cup on Wednesday afternoon.
Rookie Isaac Callaghan scored two goals and added an assist in leading the Abram-Village-based Red Wings to a 4-2 victory over the Moncton Vitos.
The win improved the Red Wings’ record to 2-0 (won-lost) at the Atlantic junior B hockey championship tournament being held at Credit Union Place.
Isaac Knox (1-1) and Chandler Wood also dented the twine for the Red Wings, who have won three straight Island Junior Hockey League playoff championships. Spencer Groom, Evan Millman and winning goaltender Luke Oliver chipped in with assists.
Johnny Chambers and Greg Stoyles replied for Moncton (0-1-0).
There was no scoring in the first period and the Red Wings took a 3-1 advantage into the second intermission.
Overall, the Red Wing outshot the Vitos 41-25.
The Vitos were assessed four of the game’s seven minor penalties.
The Red Wings’ next game is against the CBR Renegades from Newfoundland and Labrador on Thursday at 4 p.m.
Round-robin play in the five-team tournament concludes Friday night. The top four teams at the end of the round robin advance to Saturday’s semifinals at 3 and 7 p.m. The final is Sunday at 2 p.m.
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