Hamilton Bengals edged 8-7 in Windsor

Community May 03, 2015 Hamilton Mountain News

The Windsor Clippers came out on top 8-7 over the Hamilton Bengals Saturday in their home opener at the Forest Glade Arena.

An impressive performance from Bengals' goaltender Keaton Dale made it a much closer game than it could have been, facing 65 shots in the contest.

The Clippers’ Brendan Wallace opened the scoring 2:57 into the first period, but Hamilton responded with a goal of their own from Ryan Coulter at 7:32. The Bengals took the lead after Ryan Smith scored a pair of goals to close out the frame.

Windsor took control in the second, doubling Hamilton on the scoreboard to tie the game. Windsor earned four in the period from Patrick Kaschalk, Andrew Garant, and a pair of power play goals Ryan Marchand, while Tyler Obrien scored two power play goals of his own for the Bengals to make it 5-5 after forty minutes.

The Clippers took the lead at 7:20 when Josh Jubenville found the back of the net, but Ryan Coulter evened thing back up at 11:11. Andrew Garant put Windsor back in front a minute later, and Matt Martinello scored the eventual game-winner at 17:14. Mason Wright pulled the Bengals within one at 19:06, but Windsor held on for the 8-7 final.

Jacob Corra stopped 31 of 38 in the victory, while Keaton Dale managed 57 of 65 in the loss.

The Bengals host Peterborough today at 3 p.m. at the Dave Andreychuk-Mountain Arena.

Hamilton Bengals edged 8-7 in Windsor

Keaton Dale faces 65 shots

Community May 03, 2015 Hamilton Mountain News

The Windsor Clippers came out on top 8-7 over the Hamilton Bengals Saturday in their home opener at the Forest Glade Arena.

An impressive performance from Bengals' goaltender Keaton Dale made it a much closer game than it could have been, facing 65 shots in the contest.

The Clippers’ Brendan Wallace opened the scoring 2:57 into the first period, but Hamilton responded with a goal of their own from Ryan Coulter at 7:32. The Bengals took the lead after Ryan Smith scored a pair of goals to close out the frame.

Windsor took control in the second, doubling Hamilton on the scoreboard to tie the game. Windsor earned four in the period from Patrick Kaschalk, Andrew Garant, and a pair of power play goals Ryan Marchand, while Tyler Obrien scored two power play goals of his own for the Bengals to make it 5-5 after forty minutes.

The Clippers took the lead at 7:20 when Josh Jubenville found the back of the net, but Ryan Coulter evened thing back up at 11:11. Andrew Garant put Windsor back in front a minute later, and Matt Martinello scored the eventual game-winner at 17:14. Mason Wright pulled the Bengals within one at 19:06, but Windsor held on for the 8-7 final.

Jacob Corra stopped 31 of 38 in the victory, while Keaton Dale managed 57 of 65 in the loss.

The Bengals host Peterborough today at 3 p.m. at the Dave Andreychuk-Mountain Arena.

Hamilton Bengals edged 8-7 in Windsor

Keaton Dale faces 65 shots

Community May 03, 2015 Hamilton Mountain News

The Windsor Clippers came out on top 8-7 over the Hamilton Bengals Saturday in their home opener at the Forest Glade Arena.

An impressive performance from Bengals' goaltender Keaton Dale made it a much closer game than it could have been, facing 65 shots in the contest.

The Clippers’ Brendan Wallace opened the scoring 2:57 into the first period, but Hamilton responded with a goal of their own from Ryan Coulter at 7:32. The Bengals took the lead after Ryan Smith scored a pair of goals to close out the frame.

Windsor took control in the second, doubling Hamilton on the scoreboard to tie the game. Windsor earned four in the period from Patrick Kaschalk, Andrew Garant, and a pair of power play goals Ryan Marchand, while Tyler Obrien scored two power play goals of his own for the Bengals to make it 5-5 after forty minutes.

The Clippers took the lead at 7:20 when Josh Jubenville found the back of the net, but Ryan Coulter evened thing back up at 11:11. Andrew Garant put Windsor back in front a minute later, and Matt Martinello scored the eventual game-winner at 17:14. Mason Wright pulled the Bengals within one at 19:06, but Windsor held on for the 8-7 final.

Jacob Corra stopped 31 of 38 in the victory, while Keaton Dale managed 57 of 65 in the loss.

The Bengals host Peterborough today at 3 p.m. at the Dave Andreychuk-Mountain Arena.