Saturday 14 January 2012

Axemen down Tommies

Justin Collier with one of his 34 saves on the night.  His
performance earned him first star honours.
Courtesy Dylan Buell  
The Acadia Axemen bid farewell to the LBR, earning a 3-1 win over the STU Tommies in their final visit to the old barn.  The Axemen staked a 2-0 first period lead with goals from Spencer Jezegou and Chris Moulson, outshooting the Tommies 11-10 in the opening frame.

Jezegou extended the lead to 3-0 in the second, before Steve Sanza got St. Thomas on the scoresheet, beating Acadia goaltender Peter DiSalvo with a shot from the right wing side to make it 3-1.  Despite being outshot 18-2 in the second, the Tommies managed to stay within 2 goals of the Axemen over 40 minutes.

STU improved with a much more aggressive forecheck in the final stanza,  outshooting Acadia 11-8 in the third, but could find no solution for DiSalvo, seeing their losing streak extend to 7 games, with a matchup against the Squirrels coming up Wednesday night in the annual Lou Chabot Memorial game.

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