Mooretown Flags Downed by Dresden in Jr C Hockey League
january 11, 2014

By Pat Brethauer

After defeating the Lakers in  Wallaceburg 7 - 4 on Wednesday night the Flags traveled to Dresden and suffered a 6 - 3 loss.

Dresden scored three unanswered goals in the first period added two more in the second to take a 5 - 0 lead after two periods of play.


In the third period the Flags went on a power play surge and scored three back to back goals.  Matt Brandon, Sam McCormack and Brett Thompson each scored for the Flags.  With the score at 5 - 3 heading into the last minute of play Mooretown pulled their goalie in the attempts to tie things up but Dresden found the empty net and secured the win.

Derek Daly scored three goals in the game for Dresden that included the empty netter.  Dillon Liberty scored two and Macks Holmes scored a single.

Mooretown was outshot 34 - 24 by Dresden.  The Flags netminding was shared by Steven Taylor and Brandon Johnson.  Taylor made 12 saves on 17 shots, Johnson made 16 on 16.  Brent Paxton earned the win made 21 saves.

Mooretown went three for seven on power play opportunities.  Dresden went one for four.


The Flags remain in 6th place just two points ahead of Amerherstburg and four points behind Blenheim who they take on tonight (Saturday) in Mooretown.  Game time 7:30.

Mooretown Flags Hockey Club
1st Prize: Two Tickets to All Memorial Cup Games
2nd Prize: Four Tickets to Detroit Tigers (2014)
3rd Prize:  2 Tickets to Detroit Red Wings (2014-15)
$5 each - 3 for $10 - 10 for $30
Tickets available at Mooretown Flags Home Games or Call:
Bob Barnes - 519-867-2136
Joe Lavers - 519-862-1327
Chuck Melton - 519-869-4592




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