The Winchester Hawks welcomed the Ottawa Jr. Canadians to the Joel Steele Community Centre on Fri., Jan. 10, in the CCHL2. The Hawks’ forward Kyle Fleming (11) battles the Canadians’ Jacob Victor and Nicolas Seguin (9) for a loose puck in front of the Canadians’ goal. Fleming scored a goal in the middle of the third period to tie the game at two but the Canadians battled back to take the victory 4-2. Moore photo
WINCHESTER—The Winchester Hawks were to have played two games this past weekend. They welcomed the Ottawa Jr. Canadians on Friday night but their game in Renfrew was postponed due to inclement weather and will be rescheduled.
Canadians 4 Hawks 2
The Winchester Hawks welcomed the Ottawa Jr. Canadians to the Joel Steele Community Centre on Fri., Jan. 10, in the CCHL2. The Hawks went into the game in fifth place in the Martin Division, five points behind the Casselman Vikings in fourth and five points ahead of the Char-Lan Rebels in sixth.
The Hawks opened the scoring at 13:25 of the first period as newly acquired forward, Morgan Work, scored his fourth goal of the season from affiliate player Adam Barkley and Nathan Lassemba, taking a 1-0 lead.
The Hawks took the 1-0 lead into the first intermission. The Canadians tied the game late in the second period with just 36 seconds remaining and the teams took a one-all draw into the second intermission.
The Canadians took their first lead of the game at 6:49 of the third period but the Hawks answered with a goal at 13:59 as Kyle Fleming scored his 13th of the season while shorthanded and unassisted. The Canadians retook the lead at 17:45.
The Hawks pulled their goalie in favour of an extra attacker with just over a minute remaining in regulation but that backfired as the Canadians closed out the scoring with just 1:10 remaining taking the game 4-2. The Hawks outshot the Canadians 48-26.
Suffering the loss in the Hawks’ goal was Lucas Devries making 22 saves.
The Winchester Hawks welcome the Carleton Place Canadians to the Joel Steele Community Centre on Fri., Jan. 17 at 8:15 p.m. and travel to the Richmond Arena on Sun., Jan. 19, to take on the Royals at 1:30 p.m.