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Muskies win home game over Lucknow


The Shelburne Muskeis picked up a huge win Friday (Nov. 20) night at the Centre Dufferin Recreation Complex when the left
the ice with a 6–3 win over the Lucknow Lancers.
The game was played in memory of Justin Hammond. Hammond was a fellow League player and suited up in goal
for the Shallow Lake Crushers wearing #29. He passed away suddenly on Wednesday, November 18.
Both teams wore ribbons and took a two-team photo prior to Friday's game before observing a moment of silence.
The Muskies needed a big effort in this game and came out flying in the first scoring four straight before the Lancers would tally with 15 seconds left to have the Muskies up 4–1 heading into the second frame.
Santino Di Florio scored the first from Luke Richardson and Ryan Halbych assisting on both.
Blake Lovell got the third goal from Ted Price and Josh Hickey while Chris Vagenas would score the fourth on the powerplay from Blake Lovell and Tyler Hogan.
In the second the Muskies extended their lead six minutes into the second with Vagenas collecting his second on the power play from Nathan King and Eddie Gaffney. The Lancers closed things up with two of their by the end of the period leaving the score at 5-3 with 20 minutes remaining.
Muskies goalie Eddie Davie was a wall in the third as he closed the door on the visitors while the Fish would score one into the empty net with Eddie Gaffney tallying from King and Richardson giving them the 6–3 win.
Both teams took seven minor penalties on the night. With the win the Muskies (2–8–1) leap over the Lancers into 6th place trailing Saugeen Shores Winterhawks and the Ripley Wolves by 3 points.
The Muskies will be in Shallow Lake on Friday, November 27, to take on the Crushers.

By Brian Lockhart
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