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1/14/2005: LAKEHEAD - 2 @ WINDSOR - 3


Mike Aylward
Friday, January 14, 2005

The No. 5 Lakehead Thunderwolves dropped the first of their two game series by a 3-2 score against their OUA Far West opponent Windsor Lancers Saturday night at the Heinz Arena in Leamington, Ontario.  The loss puts Lakehead's OUA record at 10-3-0-0 (18-11-1-1 overall) while Windsor's OUA mark goes to 6-6-1.  Hugo Lehoux and Sean Stefanski scored for the Thunderwolves while Graem Lindsay, Jason Melo, and Kyle Trudell scored for the Lancers.

The Thunderwolves have consistently outshot their opponents but have had difficulty putting the puck in the net.  The loss was rookie goaltender Chris Whitley's first of the regular season; putting his OUA record at 6-1.  Lakehead outshot Windsor 29-25 in the game. 

The two teams take to the ice again Saturday night with this game being played at the Adie Knox Arena in Windsor with all the action live on 580 CKPR AM radio in Thunder Bay and online at  .  

Game Summary:  First period

1. Lakehead, Lehoux 1 (Wycisk, Shaffer) 8:26
2. Windsor, Lindsay (Mintenko) 14:31
3. Windsor, Melo (Penner, Mollard) 15:27
Penalties - Kuokkanen LU (holding) 10:14, Penner WIN (holding) 18:53.

Second period

4. Lakehead, Stefanski (Kuokkanen, Rawski) 6:33
5. Windsor, Trudell (Hopes, Mahon) 13:11
Penalties - Voy WIN (holding) 3:32, Poulin LU (holding) 8:46.

Third period

No scoring
Penalties - Penner WIN (high sticking) 12:43, Brown LU, Gaylord WIN (slashing) 14:07, Whelan LU (cross checking), White WIN (roughing) 16:23.

Shots On Goal:
Lakehead 9  9  11  29
Windsor 11  8  6  25

Goaltenders: Lakehead - Chris Whitley; Windsor - Reese Kalleitner.

Power plays (goals-chances): Lakehead (0-3); Windsor (0-2).

Attendance: 375.

1. 08:26 Lakehead, Hugo Lehoux (Austin Wycisk, Chris Shaffer) 2. 14:31 Windsor, Lindsay (Mintenko ) 3. 15:27 Windsor, Melo (Penner , Mollard )
Penalties: 10:14 Lakehead, Jouni Kuokkanen (Holding)18:53 Windsor, Penner (Holding)
4. 06:33 Lakehead, Sean Stefanski (Jouni Kuokkanen, Steve Rawski) 5. 13:11 Windsor, Trudell (Hopes , Mahon )
Penalties: 00:00 Windsor, Voy (Holding Stick)08:46 Lakehead, Dene Poulin (Holding)
No Scoring

Penalties: 12:43 Windsor, Penner (High Stick)14:07 Lakehead, Andrew Brown (Slashing)14:07 Windsor, Gaylord (Slashing)16:23 Lakehead, Tobias Whelan (Cross Checking)16:23 Windsor, White (Rough)19:51 Lakehead, Drew Kivell (Hooking)
Lakehead: Chris Whitley, 22 saves made, 3 goals against.Windsor: Kalleitner, 27 saves made, 2 goals against.Referees: X (referee), X, X,