The Portage Terriers picked up their 5th straight win tonight against the Wolverines in Waywayseecappo, capitalizing on 4 powerplays. 6 different players contributing with goals in the 6 on 0 final.
Portage stepped on the gas as they hit the ice in the first and never let up. Jacob Brown opened the scoring on the powerplay with helpers from Barnstable and McPhee. A few minutes later, Moffatt doubled Portage’s lead burying the rebound passed Labelle.
Roy scored on the powerplay early in the 2nd just before the rough stuff started. Roy getting the best of Fenton in a tousle and both getting tossed. Portage made the most of the man advantage for the 3rd time, Lieffers scoring his first of the season followed up by Henry’s 5th for a 5 spread.
Midway through the second, Wayway found themselves on a 5 on 3 powerplay with Moore making a couple big saves and Barnstable blocking shots in front to keep the Wolverines off the scoreboard.
With frustrations mounting, Tonnies and Seymour went toe to toe in the dying minutes of the frame, both ejected for the bout.
Wayway was unable to mount a comeback as the Terriers dominated play for the 3rd straight period. Portage scored their 4th powerplay goal of the game Billaney scoring on the perfect 2 on 1 pass from Walkington.
Moore earns the shutout win and the Terriers show why their powerplay is first in the league.
Next up the Terriers head to Dauphin on Wednesday to face the 7th place Kings for the first time this season.