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Mooretown Flags Celebrate Win over Dresden Kings
saturday novemer 16, 2014

The Mooretown Flags continue to battle back from their slow start to the season with their third win in November in Great Lakes Jr. C Hockey League.


Frankie White making his first home game appearance with the Mooretown Flags on Saturday night scored 2 goals in the 3 - 1 win over Dresden.


White from Wyoming played for the Flags in the 2012-13 season and after playing one game in 2013-14 was traded to Wallaceburg.   White was released from the Lakers on November 7 and signed back to the Flags with his first game in Essex on November 11th.

White first goal was at 1:27 in the opening period assisted by Matt Brandon.  Dresden would tie the game at 5:21 with Ross Krieger Scoring.  The final two goals were power play goals the first in the second period. Defenceman David Addley banged one in from the blueline assisted by Sam Jasmin and Ryan Lyle. The final power play goal was scored by White assisted by Ethan Duppont at 13:52 in the third period.


Dresden outshot the Flags 46 - 33.  Riley Collins made many spectacular saves to earn the win in net for the Flags.  Collins turned away 45 shots. Former Flags netminder Braden Palocz took the loss made 30 saves.


Both teams had their share of penalties with Mooretown taking a total of thirty-one minutes on eleven infractions and Dresden was handed thirty-three minutes on twelve infractions.  Included in the penalty time was five minute majors and game misconducts for fighting in the second period to Flags Ryan Lyle and Dresden's Kevin Ritzer. The pair dropped the gloves before a faceoff. 


Dresden was scoreless on seven power play opportunities, Mooretown went two for eight.

The Flags remain at the bottom in the standings race with a record of 5-12-1-0.  They are currently two points behind Wallaceburg (5-10-0-3) and Alvinston (6-12-0-1).


The Flags are back in action tonight (Sunday November 16) when they travel to Amherstburg to take on the third place Admirals. (11-8-0-0).



Mooretown Notes:

  • Justin Melo was released earlier this month and signed by Dresden.  He was included in Saturday line up for the Kings.

  • With the addition of Frankie White, Spencer Bronzie was also signed to the Flags on November 11 but has yet to appear.

  • Head Coach Blake Morrison was absent during this game and Assistant Coaches Brad Riley and Corey Laframboise manned the bench.




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