Ravens widen gap with win over Whalers

Niagara Whalers Steven Farano navigates through the St. George Ravens defence in GMHL hockey action Friday night in Port Colborne. Photo by Joe Cseh

The first place St. George Ravens have increased the gap to six points between them and the third place Niagara Whalers in the GMHL South Division with a 10 – 1 win Friday night in Port Colborne.

After a scoreless first period, St. George had a 5 – 1 lead at the end of the second period. Niagara’s Steven Farano scored their lone goal of the game assisted by Zach Main and Ethan Spaxman.

The other five Ravens goals came in the third period.

In the seven times, including this game, the Niagara Whalers have faced the St. George Ravens this season, they have won in four of the encounters.

  • Oct. 6 Whalers won 8 – 1
  • Oct. 22 Whalers won 10 – 9
  • Oct. 29 – Whalers won 9 – 7
  • Nov. 10 – Whalers won 8 – 7
  • Dec. 3 – Whalers lost 5 – 4
  • Dec. 22 – Whalers lost 11 – 4
  • Jan. 19 – Whalers lost 10 – 1

In the South Division standings, between the Whalers and the St. George Ravens, the Kingsville Kings hold second place with 55 points, one point more than the Whalers. For up-to-date stats see the GMHL website: https://gmhl.net/.

The Whalers are next in action Sunday Jan. 21/2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre against the Windsor Aces.




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