Humphrey Scores Career Point 100, IceDogs Fall In Brantford
BRANTFORD, ON – Ryan Humphrey scores career point number 100 in 5-3 loss to the Brantford Bulldogs.
Starting Goaltenders: Owen Flores (Niagara) – Mateo Drobac (Brantford)
The Bulldogs would get off on the right foot scoring the opening goal of the game as Ben Bujold smacked home a rebound to make it 1-0. The Bulldogs would make it second after Montreal Canadiens prospect, Florian Xhekaj would score his fifth of the season. The Bulldogs would take a two goal lead into the second period.
Once again the Bulldogs would find the back of the net twice in a period, making it 4-0. Their pair of goals came from two 2006 born forwards, Marek Vanacker and Luca Testa. Bulldogs goaltender, Mateo Drobac would carry a 17 save shutout into the final frame.
Ryan Humphrey would get the IceDogs on board, scoring his 100th career OHL point. The goal would be erased shortly after as Xhekaj would score his second of the game. Michael Podolioukh and Kevin He would add late markers for the IceDogs. The game would end 5-3 in the Bulldogs favour.
First Period Scoring Summary:
1-0 (Brantford Goal): Ben Bujold (2), Assists: Nick Lardis (3), Patrick Thomas (9)
2-0 (Brantford Goal): Florian Xhekaj (5), Assist: Calvin Crombie (5)
Shots: BFD 12 – NIA 10
Second Period Scoring Summary:
3-0 (Brantford Goal): Marek Vanacker (6), Assists: Jorian Donovan (10), Patrick Thomas (10) PPG
4-0 (Brantford Goal): Luca Testa (7): Assists: Nick Lardis (4), Marek Vanacker (5) PPG
Shots: BFD 25 – NIA 17
Third Period Scoring Summary:
4-1 (Niagara Goal): Ryan Humphrey (2), Assists: Daniil Sobolev (5), Artem Frolov (3)
5-1 (Brantford Goal): Florian Xhekaj (6), Assists: Dylan Tsherna (2), Marek Vanacker (6)
5-2 (Niagara Goal): Michael Podolioukh (4), Assists: Zak Lavoie (2), Brody Crane (3)
5-3 (Niagara Goal): Kevin He (6)
Three Stars of the Game:
- Florian Xhakej (2 goals)
- Marek Vanacker (1 goal, 2 assists)
- Nick Lardis (2 assists)