P.E.I. Summerside Western Capitals transfer into first-place tie with Edmundston



AMHERST, N.S. — The Summerside D. Alex MacDonald Ford Western Capitals moved right into a first-place tie within the Eastlink North Division of the Maritime Junior Hockey League on Feb. 2.

The Caps recorded a 5-1 highway victory over the Amherst Ramblers to enhance to 24-10-1-0. The Caps and Edmundston Blizzard (24-12-0-1) every have 49 factors, two greater than the third-place Campbellton Tigers (21-12-4-1).

The Caps are again in motion on the Island Petroleum Power Centre in Summerside on Feb. 4 in opposition to the Grand Falls Rapids (16-19-0-0) and go to the Miramichi Timberwolves (17-14-5-1) on Feb. 5 at 3 p.m.

Edmundston visits South Shore (9-27-1-1) on Feb. 3 and Yarmouth (29-7-1-0) on Feb. 4. Campbellton hosts Truro (21-11-0-2) on Feb. 3 and Grand Falls on Feb. 5.

Earlier than 405 followers on the Amherst Stadium, Tate Brenner scored two objectives and JD Shoniker added a purpose and an help to steer the Capitals. Harrison James and Marc Richard rounded out Summerside’s scoring.

DonHeaven Veilleux, Landon Clow, Matthew MacLean, Sid McNeill, Ed McNeill, William Irvine and Trent Crane arrange the Summerside objectives.

Jack Connors, assisted by Coen Strang, responded for the Ramblers (13-21-2-2).

Successful goaltender Chad Arsenault stopped 32 of 33 photographs. Mitchell Dudar made 34 saves on 39 assessments for the Ramblers.

The sport’s three stars have been:

  1. Tate Brenner (Capitals),
  2. JD Shoniker (Capitals),
  3. Matthew MacLean (Capitals).

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