Junior Canadians pick up 5 – 1 win over Blackhawks

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The Welland Junior Canadians added a 5 – 1 win to the 2016/2017 win column, beating the visiting Thorold Blackhawks in GOJHL hockey action Sunday.

Matt Martin led off the attack with a goal at 4:06, assisted by Ryan Miotto. Trevor LeDonne connected on the power play at 15:08, assisted by Chad Maurice.

Thorold got their one goal at 7:07 in the second period with a power play goal by Matt Holmes, assisted by Nicolas Elia and Ryan Smith. Matt Martin of Welland added another goal to their total on the power play at 9:50, assisted by Ryan Miotto and Patrick Desjardins.

Welland added two more goals in the third, the first from Matt Martin at 3:16, assisted by Matt Hobbs and Ryan Miotto. The second came at 10:39 from Michael Tilbury, assisted by Ryan Donovan and Matt Martin giving the Junior Canadians the 5 – 1 win.

The three stars of the game are from the Welland Junior Canadians:

  • Star #1: Matt Martin.
  • Star #2: Ryan Miotto.
  • Star #3: goalie Brandon McCorriston

Currently the Welland Junior Canadians hold the fifth place position in the Golden Horseshoe Conference, for current statistics, see the GOJHL website: http://pointstreaksites.com/view/gojhl

The Welland Junior Canadians are in Buffalo Tuesday Jan. 17 to take on the Regals, then they face the Falcons in St. Catharines Friday Jan. 20 before taking on Pelham in Welland on Sunday Jan. 22.



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