NLMMHL: Osprey and Leafs each win a pair


The St. John’s Maple Leafs won a pair of games against the St. John’s Privateers in Newfoundland Major Midget Hockey League play at the Glacier in Mount Pearl during the weekend.

The Maple Leafs got three goals from Dylan Guy to beat the Privateers 8-1 Sunday after winning 7-4 Saturday.
Kyle McGrath added a pair of markers for the Leafs in Sunday’s game. Danny Rice, Grant Thompson and Matt Smith each scored once. Max French replied for the Privateers. MacKenzie Janes was in net for the win while Chris Kirkham took the loss
Thompson and Rice each scored twice Saturday for the Leafs. Smith, Guy and Drew Stonehouse each scored once for the winners.Patty Pilon, Matt O’Leary, French and Pierce Halliday scored for the losers.Zach Gauvreau was in net for the Leafs and Joel Abbott was in net for the Privateers.Meanwhile at Bonavista Stadium, Conal McNamara’s penalty shot goal in overtime gave Tri-Pen Osprey a 7-6 win over Central IcePak Sunday and a sweep of the two weekend games.Ryan Dawson scored once and set up three others Sunday. Christian Dawe, Cameron Simms, Ethan Street, Lyndon Thorne, and Nathaniel Duffett had the other markers for the winners.

Ryan Ricketts, Jared Lush, Nick Fitzgerald, Shane Dominie and Kyle Champion replied for Central.

Brent Hatfield picked up the win in this game, while Curtis Barrett suffered the loss.

Tri-Pen won 8-5 Saturday.

Mark Barrett scored twice for the winners with singles coming from Dawson, Street, Simms, McNamara, Duffett and Colin Parsons.

Scott Green tallied twice for Central. Brent Broaders and Champion each scored once.

Riley Akerman gets the W while Noah Weir started for Central. He was pulled after allowing five goals, and Barrett entered the game, only to give up a pair, including the winner, and he would suffer the loss in this one as well.

Action resumes next weekend when the Privateers host the Central IcePak in a critical series for both teams, while the Osprey head to Corner Brook for a big series against the Western Kings.