Mooretown Flags Win in OT

September 26, 2015

The Mooretown Flags were in Belle River at the Atlas Centre on Friday night and came home with a 4 - 3 overtime win over the Lakeshore Canadiens.

Lakeshore took an early lead after scoring at 2:14 in the first period on an unassisted goal by Guy Lavesque.  Just over the midway point Ben Morrison tied the score with Joe DeSena and Colin Osler picking up the assist.  The period would end tied with one apiece.

Late in the second at 16:49 Joe DeSena from Morrison and Mike Kindrachuck scored the lone goal of the period to take the lead for the first time.

Third period action saw Lakeshore's Guy Lavesque score his second unassisted goal at 14:50 to tie the game then :14 seconds later Joe Binder scored for the Canadiens to regain the  lead.  Ryan Lyle spoiled things for the Canadiens when he scored his first goal of the season and the tying goal on the power play goal at 16:20 with Matt Brandon earning the assist.  Time ran out in the third and the game went into overtime and Lyle scored his second and the winning goal at 1:36.

Lakeshore outshot the Flags 67 - 36. Brandon Johnson was outstanding in net turning away 64 shots in the win.
The Flags went one for seven on the power play, Lakeshore went zero for four.

The Flags are now 3 - 2 in the early season and are back in action tonight at home when they host Amherstburg at 7:30 pm at the Moore Recreation Centre.





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