Saturday, October 22, 2016

Cook's Big Night Gives X OT Win

Holden Cook scored four goals, including the overtime winner, as the St. FX X-Men defeated the visiting Varsity Reds tonight in Antigonish. UNB falls to 4-0-2 on the season while St. FX improves to 4-2-0.

It was a tightly contested game throughout, with neither team enjoying more than a one goal lead. Scoring for the V-Reds were Rob Mignardi and Philippe Halley in the 1st period and Marcus McIvor and Philippe Maillet in the 3rd period.

- Shots in the game favorited UNB 32-18.

- Etienne Marcoux suffered his first loss of the season in goal.

- Matt Petgrave was back in the line-up, replacing Mike Thomas. Christopher Clapperton, Peter Trainor, and Oliver Cooper all remained out.

- The Varsity Reds are back home next weekend when they battle the same two teams they did this weekend. The Dalhousie Tigers are in town on Friday night with the X-Men coming in the following night. Game time for both contests is 7PM.