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Wallaceburg Lakers Jr C Lost Home Opener
Thursday september 11, 2014

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It was describe as a great game but the Wallaceburg Lakers came up short in their home opener as they took a 3 - 1 loss to the Amherstburg Admirals in  Great Lakes Jr C hockey League action.

"We were happy with the way the boys played tonight." Assistant Coach Derek Ellis said

The Admirals took a 1 - 0 lead in the first period scoring the first two goals of the games with Chad Copeland scoring the first and Mark Sobocan scoring the second on the power play.  Brock Daugherty scored the only goal for Wallaceburg late in the first period with Branson Bea and Trevor Waller assisting.

Second period was scoreless and the final goal for Amherstburg was at 17:29 in the third when Brett Banwell scored a short handed goal for the Admirals.

Amherstburg out shot the Lakers 32 - 29.  Joel Sowinski took the loss in net making 29 saves.  Daniel Tonieto earned the win making 29.

Wallaceburg went zero for four on the power play, Amherstburg scored once on three opportunities.


 "It is going to take at least 5 games for the Rookies to get to the Jr C level. Even with the loss it was positive"  Ellis also added  "This is a different Wallaceburg Lakers Hockey Club"

The Lakers are back in action on Saturday September 13th when they travel to Mooretown for the Flags home opener.  Game begins at 7:30 pm at the Moore Sports Complex.




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