Oct 24, 2005
Laurier showed some firepower in its first action of the season, defeating the Toronto Varsity Blues 5-2 Friday and the Ryerson Rams 7-1 Saturday. David Brown had three points for the Golden Hawks, including the game-winning goal, in the victory over the Varsity Blues. Richard Colvill, Matt Maccarone and Matt Grenier each added a goal and an assist, while Just Day turned away 30 of 32 shots for the win. Ryerson couldn’t handle Laurier Saturday as the home team took a 3-1 lead into the first intermission and added three more goals in the third. Colvill added two more goals against the Rams. Ryerson also lost 5-3 to Guelph Thursday, despite out-shooting the Gryphons 31-15.
The Queen’s Golden Gaels and RMC Paladins kicked the week off with RMC winning 2-1. Clinton McCullough tied the game 1-1 for Queen’s with a goal at 15:20 of the third period but RMC’s Luke Pierce scored 4:28 later to give the Paladins the win. Pierce also added an assist. Goalie Blair Robertson made 37 saves for RMC. The Paladins tied Brock 1-1 Friday and then dropped a 2-1 game to the York Lions Saturday. The Lions were perfect on the weekend as they also beat Queen’s 2-1 Friday, rebounding from a 6-3 loss to Brock the previous week. Sean Langdon had a goal and an assist for York, while fifth-year forward Phil Knapp had the winner. The game was a feisty one with 94 minutes in penalties handed out.
The McGill Redmen won their first game of the year, a 2-1 decision over the Concordia Stingers Wednesday. Mathieu Poitras had to make just 12 saves for the shut-out, while Marko Kovacevik and David Urquhart had the McGill goals.
UQTR won for the first time with a 4-0 shut-out over the Ottawa Gee-Gees Friday. On Saturday, Guelph tied 3-3 with Toronto, while the Badgers beat Queen’s 2-1. Ottawa’s Adam Vaughan scored the overtime winner Sunday as the Gee-Gees earned a 6-5 win over Concordia. Martin Bricault made 42 saves for Ottawa.
(Photo: Windsor Lancers goalie Reese Kalleitner in action against the Lakehead Thunderwolves. Windsor swept both games against the fifth-ranked Wolves.)