Written by Stuart Miller-Davis, Carleton Sports Information
Photo by Marc Lafleur
SUDBURY, ON- The offence exploded for the Carleton Ravens men’s hockey team as they traveled to Sudbury and defeated the Laurentian Voyageurs 9-6 on Friday night.
After falling behind 3-1 in the first period the Ravens gained some ground back in the second frame trailing 4-3.
In the third the Ravens scored a total of six goals to come from behind and steal the win.
The power play finished 2 for 7 while the penalty kill allowed two goals on five opportunities for Laurentian. The Ravens added one shorthanded goal from Alexandre Boivin (Ottawa, ON) and two empty net goals in the final two minutes from Wyatt Noskey (High Prairie, AB) and Ryan Van Stralen (Prescott, ON)
Ravens captain Brett Welychka (London, ON) established a single game career-high with six points (3G/3A), while Noskey finished with two goals.
The Ravens outshot the Voyageurs 51-22 in game, firing 20 shots on goal in the second period.
Ravens starting goalie Francois Brassard (Gatineau, QC) allowed four goals on six shots in 22 minutes of play before he gave way to Justin Nichols who stopped 14 of 16 shots in the remaining 38 minutes.
The Ravens are back in action tomorrow night as they continue their Northern Ontario trip with a game at Nipissing at 7:30 p.m.
RAVENS PLAYER OF THE GAME:
#20 Brett Welychka – Forward – 3rd year – London, ON
Carleton at Nipissing
Saturday, January 13 – 7:30 p.m.
Memorial Gardens – North Bay, ON