Houck, Southam, & Harper Tally for Axemen
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – For the second night in a row, the Acadia Axemen (2-4) were unable to stage a late comeback, this time against the UPEI Panthers (3-3), who left Wolfville with a 5-3 win.
Despite leading in shots for the entire game and going 3-for-6 on the power-play, the Axemen did not hold a lead at any point in the game.
UPEI got off to an early start with a goal from forward Gabe Guertler.
Guertler came from behind the Axemen net and jammed the puck in on the right post to give the Panthers a quick 1-0 lead.
The Panthers added to their lead a few minutes later with a power-play marker from forward Sam Aulie.
Aulie took a pass in front of the Axemen net from defenceman Doug Blaisdell and lifted the puck over the right shoulder of the Acadia goalie to make it 2-0.
By the end of the first period, the shots were 10-7 for the Axemen.
The Axemen got on the scoreboard just before the midway point in the second with a power-play marker from forward Jackson Houck. Read more ›