Charlottetown Knights defeat Kensington Wild in playoff preview


MONTAGUE, P.E.I. — The Charlottetown Bulk Carriers Knights are going into the playoffs on a successful notice.

The Knights trimmed the Kensington Monaghan Farms Wild 5-1 on the Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre in Montague on March 3. That sport concluded the common season for each groups within the New Brunswick/P.E.I. Main Beneath-18 Hockey League.

The Knights completed in first place on the power of a 25-6-1-3 (won-lost-overtime losses-shootout losses) report. The Wild got here fifth within the six-team league with an 11-20-3-1 resumé.

The 2 groups open the best-of-seven provincial championship collection at MacLauchlan Area in Charlottetown on March 7 at 7 p.m. Sport 2 is at Kensington’s Credit score Union Centre on March 9 at 7:40 p.m.

The winner of the collection will characterize P.E.I. on the Atlantic championship.

Charlottetown Knights – Contributed

4 factors

Ahead and crew captain Brennan Murphy recorded 4 factors – one objective and three assists – to steer the Knights within the regular-season finale. Owen MacPherson (2-1) and Evan Nicholson (1-2) every had three factors whereas Finn Morris added a objective and an help.

Jonah MacDonald, Cam Walsh and Justin Smith collected helpers.

Creegan Tompkins, assisted by Luke Inman and Cam Taylor, replied for the Wild.

The Knights led 1-0 after the opening interval and prolonged that margin to 5-1 after 40 minutes.

General, the Knights outshot the Wild 51-10. Kiefer Thompson stopped 5 of six pictures over 40 minutes of motion for the Knights. Hudson Bradley stopped 4 pictures in a single interval of play. Rylan Aiken completed with 46 saves for the Wild.

Jason Simmonds is a sports activities editor with the SaltWire Community in Prince Edward Island. He might be reached by e mail at [email protected] and adopted on Twitter @JpsportsJason.