posts lopsided win over St. Matt's in senior boys hockey
St. Matthew goalie Zach Bousquet keeps a close
eye on Garneau forward Chris Marquis as he
passes in front of his crease during the second
period on Tuesday. Fred Sherwin/Photo
Garneau Gaulois avenged their only loss of the season
on Tuesday, and in doing so managed to keep pace with
the Ashbury Colts at the top of the A/AA senior boys high
school hockey standings.
Gaulois downed the St. Matthew Tigers 7-0 at the Bob MacQuarrie
Recreation Centre to improve their record to 5-1 while
avenging a 5-3 loss to the Tigers in their season opener.
managed to score four unanswered goals in the first period,
including three goals in less than two minutes, before
cruising to victory over the Tigers who dropped to 2-2
with the loss.
is now two points up on Ashbury, but the Colts have a
game in hand and will play John McCrae on Wednesday.
Marquis (14) led the way for the Gaulois with two goals
and an assist. Marco Regusa (12) had a goal and two assists
and Daniel Lalonde (7), Philippe-Bedard Schami (13), Philippe
Lapensee (4), and Eric Lafleur (19) each scored a goal.
Dumoulin was solid in net in picking up the shutout for
the Gaulois. Although he didn't see a lot of shots he
did make the big saves when he had too. Meanwhile at the
other end of the ice, St. Matt's goalie Zach Bousquet
must have thought he was working in a puck factory as
the rubber was coming at him fast and furious, particularly
in the first period and early stages of the second.
action got a little rough near the end of the second period
when Greg Charbonneau got called for boarding and was
sent to the dressing room with a game misconduct. He was
joined by teammate Jordan Ruby who received a fighting
penalty and a game misconduct for roughing up one of the
Garneau players on the same play.
Taylor was given the Tigers third game misconduct penalty
for checking from behind in the third period.
has four games left on their regular season schedule including
a season finale against Ashbury which could decide who
gets the top seed heading into the playoffs. They current
lead the league in both goals scored (36) and goals against
6:30 p.m., Jan. 16)
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