DiGiacinto scores a pair for Acadia
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen snap a five-game losing streak with a 5-0 win over the StFX X-Men on Friday night. Acadia was offensively dominant throughout the game, getting nearly three times more shots on net than the X-Men.
Axemen goaltender Logan Flodell recorded a shutout on the night, turning aside all 21 shots he faced.
Acadia dominated play in the first period and they were rewarded for their effort just after the halfway point of the opening frame.
Axemen forward Maurizio Colella, who corralled the puck on a pass from Owen MacDonald, took a step back and fired a slap shot past the X-Men goalie Chase Marchand, to make it 1-0.
The Axemen doubled up their lead after rookie forward Jordy Stallard who was named the third star of the night, scored the first goal of his USPORTS career after being sprung on a breakaway to make it 2-0.
By the end of the first period, the shots were 20-5 for the Axemen.
The Axemen added to their lead in the second, as forward and Subway First Star of the Night Cristiano DiGiacinto added a pair to make it 4-0. Read more ›