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11/9/2007: LAKEHEAD - 2 @ YORK - 1

WOLVES BATTLE BY LIONS 2-1

Mike Aylward
Friday, November 09, 2007

The Lakehead Thunderwolves men’s hockey team battled to a hard fought 2-1 win over the York Lions Friday night in Toronto.  The win lifts Lakehead’s record to 7-2 in OUA play (8-5 overall) while York’s record goes to 3-2-3 in OUA action (4-7 overall).  Lakehead outshot York 29-24. 

Lakehead’s scoring came from Richard Molenaar and Dan Speer while Jake Van Allen replied for the Lions.  Chris Whitley played another strong game in the Lakehead goal to record the win for the Wolves and his OUA record goes to 5-0.

The two teams face off again Saturday afternoon in Toronto at 2:00 pm EST and can be heard live on CKPR 91.5 FM in Thunder Bay and online at www.ckpr.com

Game Summary:
Lakehead 2 at York 1 - Nov 9, 2007 
1st Period
Scoring - No Scoring
Penalties - D. Kivell Lak (holding) 1:11, M. Jacques Lak (hooking) 2:47, K. Ruppe York (holding) 9:48, T. Waddell York (hooking) 11:33

2nd Period
Scoring - 1. Lakehead, R. Molenaar (2) (M. Maisonneuve) 1:12 
2. York, J. Van Allen (1) (D. Henderson, R. Hyland) 7:37 
3. Lakehead, D. Speer (5) (J. Smith, M. Soares) 19:07 
Penalties - No Penalties

3rd Period
Scoring - No Scoring
Penalties - R. Molenaar Lak (interference) 1:11, R. Molenaar Lak (holding opp. stick) 18:20, M. Passfield York (high sticking) 18:49

Shots:
LAK Shots: 7 17 5 TOTAL: 29
York Shots: 5 9 10 TOTAL: 24

Power Play Conversion
Lakehead 0-2. York 0-4.

Goaltenders
Lakehead
Whitley 5-0-0-0 Start: 1st 0:00 Min: 59:00 SV: 23 GA: 1 [W]
York
Di Rienzo 3-2-2-1 Start: 1st 0:00 Min: 60:00 SV: 27 GA: 2 [L]

SCORING SUMMARY
PERIOD 1:
No Scoring
Penalties: 01:11 Lakehead, Drew Kivell (Holding)02:47 Lakehead, Matt Jacques (Hooking)09:48 York, Ruppe (Holding)11:33 York, Waddell (Hooking)
PERIOD 2:
1. 01:12 Lakehead, Richard Molenaar (Mathieu Maissoneuve) 2. 07:37 York, Van Allen (Henderson , Hyland ) 3. 19:07 Lakehead, Dan Speer (Jordan Smith , Mark Soares)
Penalties: none
PERIOD 3:
No Scoring

Penalties: 01:11 Lakehead, Richard Molenaar (Interference)18:20 Lakehead, Richard Molenaar (Hoding Opponents Stick)18:49 York, Passfield (HIgh Sticking)
Lakehead: Chris Whitley, 23 saves made, 1 goals against.York: Di Rienzo, 25 saves made, 2 goals against.