Thursday, September 15, 2016
Terriers Get Crushed in Season Opener
Siskins come in a get an 11-1 win in 1st game under newly-merged PJHL.
A rather humble start to the 2016-2017 Junior C season for the Davenport Subaru Orillia Terriers.
The visiting Stayner Siskins came in and crushed the Terriers 11-1 Wednesday night in the first game for both teams under the newly-merged Provincial Junior Hockey League.
Stayner opened up with a 3-0 first period lead.
That was followed by 5 more Siskins goals in the second period before Shane Carroll answered for the Terriers (0-1-0) and the score was 8-1 for Stayner at the end of two periods.
Zach Trott and Austin Fischer had two goals each for the Siskins.
Fischer and JD Falconer (1 goal, 2 assists) finished with 3 points while Nolan King (1 goal, 3 assists) had a 4-point game.
Hayden Ford made 21 saves in the win for the Siskins (1-0-0) who open the season with 5 straight road games.
Brendan Dale stopped 25 of 30 shots he faced before before being relieved by Curtis Handspiker (16 saves) at the 8:05 mark of the second period.
The next game for the Terriers is Friday night when they travel to Huntsville to play the Otters.
Click on audio to hear Ken Hashizume's post-game interview with Terriers forward Shane Carroll.