Whalers rack up another win, 7 – 3 over Predators

David Christopher of the Niagara Whalers gets past Aaron Kotzer and Isaac Carreiro of the Toronto Predators in GMHL Sunday night hockey action in Port Colborne.

Add another to the win column as the Niagara Whalers outplayed the Toronto Predators for a 7 – 3 win Sunday Dec. 17/2017 in GMHL hockey action in Port Colborne.

At the end of the first period, the Whalers had a 3 – 1 lead.

Jakob Reeves led off the scoring with Niagara’s first goal at 2:11, assists went to John Swiatek and David Christopher. David Christopher connected at the nine minute mark assisted by Daniel Pugliese and Ethan Spaxman.

Toronto got on the scoreboard at 14:29 with a goal from Kyle Peters assisted by Mohamed El Shaboury and Michael Givens.

Niagara’s third goal came from Nick Pastorious at 15:41 assisted by Jesse Masterson and Alex Remedios.

Toronto scored the only goal in the second period, Kyle Peters netted his second assisted by Jason Raimondi and Joshu Pickett.

Kyle Peters scored his hat trick goal for Toronto at just fifty seconds into the third period, the game now tied 3 – 3.

Niagara pulled ahead soon after with a power play goal from David Christopher, his second of the night, at 2:40, assisted by Nick Pastorious. Nick Patorious increased the lead with his goal at 8:42 assisted by Jakob Reeves. John Swiatek connected on the power play at 12:38 assisted by Elias Berglund and Jesse Masterson. Jesse Masterson put in the Whalers seventh goal on the power play at 13:35 assisted by Jordan Pitts and Frolov Mikhail.

The games three stars came from the Niagara Whalers, Nick Pastorious, David Christopher and Jesse Masterson.

In Friday night GMHL hockey action in Port Colborne, the Whalers shut out the visiting Totenham Steam with a score of 10 – 0.

Whaler goals came from; Jake Lloyd for three, David Christopher for two, Ethan Spaxman for two, Zach Main, Jakob Reeves and Jordan Pitts.

The three stars of the game from the Whalers were: David Christopher, Ethan Spaxman and goalie Will Harvey.

The Niagara Whalers are holding the third place position in the South Division Standings, just four points behind the first place St. George Ravens and three points behind the second place Kingsville Kings. For up-to-date statistics see the GMHL website: http://gmhl.net/ .

The Whalers will finish the year out-of-town facing the Oshawa Riverkings Monday Dec. 18/2017 and the St. George Ravens on Friday Dec. 22/2017.

In the New Year they will be on ice against Totenham on Saturday Jan. 6/2018 before returning for a home game against the North York Renegades on Sunday Jan. 7/2018.




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