Chiefs take two final pre-season games
by Dan R. Wilson
In weekend pre-season Junior “C” hockey, the Lakefield Fitzsimmons Chiefs rebounded from a loss to Little Britain Merchants Thursday, September 19 to down the Port Perry Mojacks 5 to 2 at the Robert E. Young Arena in Ennismore, Saturday, September 21.
Scoring for Lakefield were Travis Brault with two goals with singles going to Nick Larson, Shawn Mackie, and Jordan Walsh.
The Chiefs excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in four chances. In net, Zach Wainman pushed away 25 shots for the win.
The Chiefs ended the pre-season with a 6 to 2 win over the Clarington Eagles, on Sunday, September 22 in Bowmanville.
Gregory Jesse lifted the Chiefs with a hat trick, with a two goal performance from Jordan Walsh and one goal from Ryan Sanders.
Lakefield’s goalie Kevin Collins was busy kicking out 39 saves from a total of 41 shots. Once again the defense, was impenetrable on the penalty kill, not allowing any goals on five power plays.
The Chiefs pre-season record was 4 wins to 2 losses.
The regular season for the Chiefs begins with an away game in Uxbridge, September 27 at 7:45 p.m.
The first home game is on Saturday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lakefield Community Center. The visiting team will be the Georgina Ice.
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