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Mooretown Flags Valiant Effort Came up Short
December 8,  2012

The Mooretown Flags hosted the Belle River Canadiens in Great Lakes Jr. C Hockey league action on Saturday and came up short taking a 3 - 1 loss .

The Canadiens scored singles in both the first and second period with Jason Clarke an James Shelton scoring.

In a valiant effort trailing by 2 leading into the final minutes of play the Flags pulled their goalie for the extra man that resulted in a goal by Travis Mulen from McGRegor Haddon at 18:30.  With the extra man still in force in the attempt to tie things up Belle River's Chris DiNatale scored into the empty net at 19:24 to seal the win.

Belle River outshot Mooretown 37 - 30.  Mooretown's penalty kill line was perfecting as Belle River went scoreless on six power play opportunities.  Mooretown also went scoreless on two power play opportunities.

Zakk Olvin earned the win with 29 saves.  Brandon Johnson took the loss with 34 saves.

The Flags have dropped to 7th position with 10 - 11 - 4 - 1 for a total of 25 points.  Both Wheatley and Dresden are just one point ahead with 26.

Mooretown will travel to Wallaceburg on Wednesday Dec 12 and are back at home on Saturday Dec 15 when they host Dresden.  




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