Bulldogs in third place in Pollock Division of the PJHL
November 20, 2023
The Kincardine Bulldogs are in third place in the Pollock Division of the Provincial Junior Hockey League, behind Hanover and Mount Forest, with 11 wins, four losses, one overtime loss and four ties.
On the weekend, Kincardine suffered a 9-1 loss at the hands of Mount Forest, but edged Walkerton, 3-2.
Friday night, at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine, the Mount Forest Patriots opened the scoring midway in the first period and then added another to make it a 2-0 game heading into the second frame.
The Patriots bombarded the ‘Dogs, scoring four more goals before Kincardine’s Nolan MacKinnon slid one past the Mount Forest goalie, assisted by Kyle Dolmage, to make it a 6-1 game.
But the Patriots continued to hammer in the goals, adding two more in the second and one in the third, to slam the Bulldogs, 9-1.
Kincardine goalie Carter Garvie made seven saves on 11 shots, while his colleague, Rowen Cherrett, made 24 saves on 29 shots.
Sunday afternoon, the Walkerton Capitals came to Kincardine and were sent home on the short end of a 3-2 score.
Kincardine opened the scoring early in the first period, on a goal by Carter Servais from Liam Colhoun and Wilson Shipp. Minutes later, Chad Lawrence of the ‘Dogs made it a 2-0 game, scoring from Jordan Beisel and Gavin Downs. Walkerton scored late in the period to make it a 2-1 game.
Shipp scored the lone goal in the second frame, to give Kincardine a 3-1 lead, assisted by Lawrence and MacKinnon.
Walkerton did its best to tie things up, scoring midway in the third on the powerplay, but time ran out and Kincardine took the 3-2 win.
Cherrett made 45 saves on 47 shots.
The Bulldogs are away for the next six games, playing Nov. 25 in Mount Forest at 8 p.m., Dec. 1 in Hanover at 8 p.m., Dec. 3 in Fergus at 3 p.m., Dec. 8 in Wingham at 8 p.m. Dec. 10 in Wingham at 4 p.m., and Dec. 16 in Walkerton at 4 p.m.
Their next home game is Sunday, Dec. 17, at 4 p.m., against Mitchell.
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