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Terriers Lose 2nd Straight

It looked like it was going to be a great game for the Terriers offence against the Winnipeg Blues tonight. Portage had a 3-0 lead just 8:20 into the first.

Barnstable won a battle behind the net and circled in front for the shot that went in off Braden Billaney for the early Portage lead. Joey Moffatt deflects a Cole Oliver point shot passed Link from his knees less than a minute later for a 2-0 Portage lead.

Scott Mickoski picked up his 7th of the season unassisted toe dragging their defenceman and waiting out Link to go back hand for a beautiful goal and 3 goal lead on Winnipeg heading into intermission.

It was all Winnipeg in the 2nd as the Terriers were assessed 5 straight penalties. Winnipeg’s Bartlett and Cicec cut the Terriers lead to one.

It was more of the same in the 3rd as Portage received a total of 86 minutes in penalties to Winnipeg’s 38. Skoleski scoring all 4 goals for the Blues in the 3rd, 2 of those on the powerplay. Jeremey Leipsic scored for Portage with the man advantage with Brock Aiken on the bench for the extra attacker with 2:51 to go in the game, but it was not enough.

The Terriers were 0/2 on the powerplay while Winnipeg went 3/13.

Portage is back on the road looking to get back in the win column Friday night in Neepawa. Game time 7:30pm.