Jr A Northmen win in OT

May 26, 2016   ·   0 Comments

The Orangeille Junior A Northmen squeezed out a win during their weekend (Sun., May 22) game against the Toronto Beaches at Tony Rose arena.

After a strong start that had the Northmen leading 5-1 at the end of the first period the Orangeville squad were shut down in the second going scoreless for the frame and giving up two goals to the Beaches.

First period O-ville goals came from Matt Vangalen, Christopher William, Jeff Henrick, and a pair from Dallas Bridle.

Davis Neal got the first goal in the third period to give the Northmen a 6-3 lead.

The Toronto squad fought back late in the game scoring three to tie it up then getting goal number seven to take a lead with 2 an a-half minutes left on the clock.

Orangeville’s Andy Campbell got the tying goal with 12 seconds left on the clock to end the period tied at seven.

Going into an overtime period to settle the game the Northmen came out on top when Lucas Ducharme notched the winner at 5:49 into the period.

The Northmen are now in first place in the OJALL with a 4-1 record.

The Northmen will be back at Tony Rose arena on Friday, May 27, to host the Burlington Chiefs.

Game time is 8:00 p.m.

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