Jackals Cruise Past Brampton, 4-2
BRAMPTON, ON - January 24, 2015 - The Jackals received goals from four different players and cruised to a 4-2 victory over Brampton tonight at the Powerade Centre.
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After waiting until the third period last night for the game's first goal, Justin Kea and Matt MacKenzie helped the Jackals score out of the starting block tonight against the Beast. Kea's fourth goal of the season came at 5:21 of the opening frame when he deposited the loose change in front and got the Jackals on the board first. Justin Daniels and Thomas Nesbitt assisted Kea's marker. Jason Pitton answered for Brampton on the power-play and tied the game 1-1 at 11:19 of the first period. Matt MacKenzie, who was assigned to Elmira from Rochester today, capitalized on a feed from Allan McPherson on the pwer-play at 18:22 of the opening frame to put the Jackals ahead 2-1. Steven Shamanski also assisted MacKenzie's first goal of the season.
The Jackals extended their lead in the second period, courtesy of Shamanski's 11th goal of the season. Taylor Stefishen and McPherson assisted Shamanski's marker and the Jackals took a 3-1 lead into the second intermission.
In the third period. Andrew Conboy buried on the power-play at 5:59 of the final regulation frame to put the Jackals comfortably ahead 4-1. Riley Wetmore and Zach Tolkinen added helpers on Conboy's fourth goal of the season. David Ling added a power-play goal for Brampton at 15:39 of the third period, but it was too little too late for the home squad.
Travis Fullerton made 33 saves for the win and Grant Rollheiser allowed four goals on 23 shots for the loss.
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