Penalties Almost Hurt Moose for Second Night

nov 6 face offFifteen. That’s a number that coach Dom Ducharme is going to what his team not to repeat in a set of games again. Your Halifax Mooseheads have been given 15 penalties over the last two games, 8 on Friday night and 7 tonight. About a third of the penalties for Halifax probably should not of been called but the Mooseheads are going to need to be more disciplined and not let bad calls get in their head if they hope to win games. Luckily, two Baie-Comeau powerplay goals did not prohibit the Herd from getting the victory this evening. Third year forward Danny Moynihan seems to have taken over Max Fortier’s firing ways, scoring another two goals tonight including the overtime winner. Fortier did have his first multi-point game since October 22, scoring a goal and picking up two assists against the Drakkar that helped the home team get a 5-4 overtime win. The game started off pretty intense and physical with 3 goals being scored in 39 seconds which would actually be the only scoring in the first period.

FINAL: Drakkar 4 at Moosehead 5 OT
Stars: 3. Fortier HAL | 2. Karabacek BAC | 1. Meier HAL
Attendance: 6,706
MC’s Top Herd: Danny Moynihan

GAME LOG
First period
3:19 HAL Timo Meier (4) | A: Jones & Watt
3:33 HAL Taylor Ford (2) | A: Fortier & Meier
3:58 BAC Vaclav Karabacek (6) | A: Jones & Desauteis

Second period
0:51 HAL Maxime Fortier (11) | A: Meier
13:20 BAC Mathieu Desauteis (3), PP | A: Karabacek & Ricci
15:31 HAL Danny Moynihan (15), PP | A: Fortier & Somppi
18:10 BAC Nicolas Leblond (3), PP | A: Karabacek & Meloche

Third period
5:41 BAC Matt Jones (7) | A: Karabacek & Meloche

Overtime
2:52 HAL Danny Moynihan (16) | A:: Meier

Powerplay: BAC – 2-for-7; HAL – 1-for-3
Shots: 40-29 in favour of Halifax

Notes: Otto Somppi left towards the end of the second after getting hit in the right shoulder and didn’t return.. Halifax had 17 hits, while Baie-Comeau had 11.. The Mooseheads are 3-1 now in overtime games..

Scores
Chicoutimi 4 at Moncton 5 SO
Cape Breton 3 at Rimouski 6
Shawinigan 5 at Victoriaville 4 SO
Drummondville 3 at Gatineau 6
Saint John 7 at Quebec 3
Blaiville-Boisbriand 2 at Rouyn-Noranda 4
Charlottetown 1 at Val-d’Or 8

UP NEXT: Halifax will now travel to New Brunswick for a match against the Acadie-Bathurst Titan on Thursday night. Puck drops at 7pm.

Featured image: Metro Halifax

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