A team effort in Moose win over Wildcats

Halifax Kept the momentum going that they had coming into this game to come out on top against the division rivals the Moncton Wildcats. The herd had some secondary scoring with each of the five goals was scored be different players. The herd had an early goal called off for it being put in the net with a hand pass but after that Max Fortier drew a power play and scored on the power play to lead the game 1-0. Durandeau added another goal for the herd before the first period was over. In the second Andrew Shewfelt Scored a nice goal from a beauty of a pass from Watt, then before the end of the period Danny Moynihan added a goal on the power play to take a 4-0 lead. In the third Otto Somppi scored his first goal of the season on home ice which came on a 5 on 3 power play for the herd. Eric Brassard lost his shut out bid with 9:52 left in the game when Moncton scored their first of the night and would score one more before the end of the period. It was a very physical game for the rivalry week match up. Eric Brassard made some big saves to keep the herd in the game.

FINAL: Wildcats 2 at Mooseheads 5
Stars: 3. Eric Brassard HAL | 2. Danny Moynihan HAL | 1.Max Fortier HAL
Attendance: 5,056
MC’s Top Herd – Eric Brassard

First period
1:21 HAL Max Fortier (9), PP | A: Moynihan & Somppi
18:05 HAL Arnaud Durandeau (3) | A: Watt & Jones

Second period
12:50 HAL Andrew Shewfelt (3) | A: Bishop & Watt
7:33 HAL Danny Moynihan (8), PP | A: Fitzgerald & Fortier

Third period
5:44 HAL Otto Somppi (3), PP | A: Fortier & Moynihan
10:08 MON Max Glaessl (2) | A: Garland & MacEwen
16:54 MON Wiederer (8) | A: Bower & Murphy

Powerplay: MON – 0-for-4; HAL – 3-for-10
Shots: 36 to 24 in favour of Halifax

Cape Breton 2 at Charlottetown 5
Bathurst 3 at Saint John 8

UP NEXT: Halifax will finish there two game home stand as their Provincial rivals the Cape Breton Screaming Eagle come to town tomorrow. Puck drop is at 7:00pm


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