Meteors win fifth sortie with Junior Canadians

The Fort Erie Meteors were victorious in their fifth meeting this season with the Welland Junior Canadians winning 3 – 1 Saturday, Feb. 16/2019 at the Leisureplex in Fort Erie.

Welland was first on the scoreboard with Kellan Rosenbaum’s goal at 13:09 in the first period. Marco Lariccia tied it up for the Meteors less than 40 seconds later.

The second period was scoreless

Drew Passero connected at 12:38 in the third period at 12:38 and Marco Lariccia sealed the deal with his second goal of the night at 16:27.

The Junior Canadians have won three times so far this season against the Meteors, the Meteors now have two wins in the season matchups.

Currently the Fort Erie Meteors hold the sixth place position in the Golden Horseshoe Conference, the Welland Junior Canadians are in seventh place. For up-to-date statistics, see the GOJHL website: .

The Meteors won the last encounter 4 – 3 on Dec. 23/2018, the Junior Canadian won 4 – 3 on Dec. 15/2018, 5 – 2 on Nov. 4/2018 and 4 – 3 on Sept. 16/2018.

In action earlier this week, the Fort Erie Meteors lost 3 – 2 to the Niagara Falls Canucks on Friday, Feb. 15/2019, and 4 – 3 after two overtime periods to the Lockport Regals on Wednesday, Feb. 13/2019.

The Meteors are next in action Monday Feb. 18/2019 (Family Day) at 3:30 p.m. at the Leisureplex against the Thorold Blackhawks.

The Welland Junior Canadians lost 4 – 1 last Sunday, Feb. 10/2019, against the Hamilton Kilty Bs in Welland. They are next on ice Sunday Feb. 17/2019 on home ice against the Pelham Panthers at 7 p.m.


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