Friday, September 26, 2014 vs Mooretown in Watford
Clint Rose gave the Alvinston Flyers a 5-4 (OT) victory over the Mooretown Flags when he scored unassisted at 4:25 into the extra period on the Friday Sept 26th game in Watford Arena.
Although Alvinston was up by as many as two goals in the second period, Mooretown kept the game interesting by staging a comeback that ultimately fell short. The Flags got to within 4-3 on a goal by Ryan Lyle at 12:13 in the third period and Kyle Smith scored at 13:23 to tie the game forcing the overtime.
Referees had their hands full with a major incident at 8:42 into the third period. Four fighting penalties were dished out along with two game misconducts.
Alvinston forced its penalty killing units to work especially hard during the game, picking up nine minors and one major for 23 minutes in penalty time. Kirklan Dorman was ejected from the game. Mooretown registered one goal on five power play opportunities and eventually piled up 36 shots on goal with the Flyers’ Cam MacAlpine stopping 32.
The Flags’ penalty box was a popular destination as the team totaled 11 minors and one major for 27 minutes in penalty time. Austin Hewton and Justin Melo were slapped with misconducts and ejected from the game. The Flyers cashed in on power play opportunities, scoring four goals on seven chances and forcing Mooretown goalie Brandon Johnson to work between the pipes, taking 37 shots while making 32 saves.
The Flyers got the win behind a great game by Karsten Berg who had two goals and two assists. Berg scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 6:29 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Alvinston. Rose provided the assist. Berg’s next tally on the power play made the score 4-2 Alvinston with 5:36 left in the second period. Eric Marsh picked up the assist.
Alvinston also got points from Rose, who also tallied one goal and two assists and Joe Archer, who also registered one goal and two assists. Kole Keating also scored for Alvinston.
Mooretown received assists from Colton Osbourne and Matt Brandon, who each chipped in one and Justin Vanbuskirk and Brett Thompson who contributed two each.