Mooretown Flags Losing Streak Continues
january 21, 2014

By Pat Brethauer

The Flags were in Essex Tuesday night and came away with their third loss after losing to the 73's  5 - 4.


The Flags traveled to Essex with a short bench of 15 skaters and 2 goalies.  Missing from the lineup were Caden Fleming (fractured knee cap), Chad Beauchamp (broken hand), Jeff Schroeter (broken ankle), Mitchell Minder (shoulder injury) and
Adam Hayes (suspension)

In the first period Ryan Lyle scored the first goal on a power play with Jordan McBeath and Austin Ainsworth assisting.  Alex Garon answered back for Esses to tie the game 1 - 1 after one. 

Second period it was all power play goals for the two teams. 

David Addley scored the first power play goal at 2:34 assisted by Lyle and Spencer Bronzi.  Essex tied things up at 9:07 with Tyler Raymont scoring.  Sam Jasmin regained the Mooretown lead after scoring his power play goal at 10:56 with Dan Lumley and Sam McCormack assisting and at 15:09 the final power play goal of the period was scored by Jordan Ryan and the period ended with both sides even at 3 - 3.

In the third period Essex took the lead for the first time at 11:07 after Corey Beaulieu scored a shorthanded goal. A minute and thirty seconds later Essex scored on the power play to widen the lead to 5 - 3.  Sam Jasmin narrowed the gap less than a minute later after scoring unassisted and actio continue and Essex held on to take the win.


In all Mooretown and Essex scored three power play goals.  Mooretown had a total seven opportunities, Essex had five.

Essex outshot the Flags 46-20.


The Flags remain in 6th place in the Great Lakes Jr C hockey league with a record of 17-17-1-2.  Next up the Flags travel to Alvinston on Friday night January 24th.  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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