Game 3 - UNB swamps UPEI 7-2 in Subway AUS semi finals

Game 3 - UNB swamps UPEI 7-2 in Subway AUS semi finals
Charlottetown, P.E.I. – The UNB Varsity Red take a 2-1 lead in the Subway AUS Men’s Hockey  semi final best 3 of 5 series with a 7-2 win over the UPEI Panthers Monday night at MacLauchlan Arena.

The Panthers had the home crowd behind them but were unable to get any momentum going. UNB scored the first goal at 11:32 off of Chris Culligan stick on the power play. Three minutes later on the power play Matthew Brenton  answered back for the Panthers and end the first period tied 1-1.

The second period started out goal for goal, with UNB getting a goal at 7:00 from Bryce Swam.  Six minutes later Jordan Knox on the power play tied it up for the Panthers. The tie was short lived as Cam Braes scored 40 seconds later in what would be the game winner.  With less than 30 seconds to play UNB took a 4-2 lead on the shorthanded goal by Ben Shutron.

The third period was quick and aggressive by both teams. UNB was able to add three more goals in the last 5 minutes from  Tyler Carroll, Braes s and Stefan Salituro to finish 7-2.

Near the end of the game, frustration set in and the penalties were many with less than 4 minutes to go. In total there was 112 minutes in penalties for the two teams. 

The Panthers lost the first game same score so will look to come back. The two teams will play again tomorrow night at 7pm in game 4 of the Subway AUS Men’s Hockey Semi Final. Watch live on AUStv.ca.

SCORING SUMMARY
UNB 7 UPEI 2
-- 1st --
1. UNB        11:32    PP - Chris Culligan(1)  ( Cam Braes & Tyler Carroll )
2. UPEI        14:32    PP - Matthew Brenton(2)  ( Dana Fraser & Alex Wall )
PENALTIES:

UNB      00:13    Colby Pridham: DELAYING THE GAME      MINOR  2 minutes
UPEI     09:55    Alex Wall: TRIPPING      MINOR  2 minutes
UNB      12:53    Nick MacNeil: HOLDING  MINOR  2 minutes
UPEI     15:27    Cole MacMillan: CHECKING FROM BEHIND            MINOR  2 minutes
UPEI     15:27    Cole MacMillan: CHECKING FROM BEHIND            10MINMISC        10 minutes
-- 2nd --
3. UNB        07:00    Bryce Swan (1) ( Nick MacNeil )
4. UPEI        13:47    PP - Jordan Knox (1)  ( Matthew Maione )
5. UNB        14:22    Cam Braes(1)  ( Daine Todd )
6 . UNB       19:26    SH - Ben Shuton (1) ( Chris Culligan )
PENALTIES:
UNB      08:35    Tyler Carroll: INTERFERENCE      MINOR  2 minutes
UNB      10:21    Adrian Robertson: INTERFERENCE           MINOR  2 minutes
UNB      12:01    Marc-A Desnoyers: SLASHING    MINOR  2 minutes
UNB      18:38    Adrian Robertson: CHARGING    MINOR  2 minutes
-- 3rd --
7 . UNB       15:04    PP - Tyler Carroll(1)  ( Cam Braes & Chris Culligan )
8. UNB        18:08    EN - Cam Braes(2) ( Ben Wright & Thomas Nesbitt )
9. UNB        19:54    PP - Stefan Salituro (1) ( Josh Kidd )
 
PENALTIES:
UPEI     03:09    Zach McCullough: ROUGHING     MINOR  2 minutes
UPEI     14:08    Reggie Traccitto: HOOKING        MINOR  2 minutes
UNB      15:51    Matt Fillier: 10-MINUTE MISCONDUCT      10MINMISC        10 minutes
UPEI     15:51    Mike MacIsaac: 10-MINUTE MISCONDUCT            10MINMISC        10 minutes
UNB      15:51    Cam Braes: ROUGHING MINOR  2 minutes
UPEI     15:51    Spencer Metcalfe: ROUGHING    MINOR  2 minutes
UNB      15:51    Antoine Houde-Caron: 10-MINUTE MISCONDUCT  10MINMISC        10 minutes
UPEI     15:51    Spencer Metcalfe: 10-MINUTE MISCONDUCT        10MINMISC        10 minutes
UPEI     15:51    Cole MacMillan: 10-MINUTE MISCONDUCT            10MINMISC        10 minutes
UNB      15:51    Daine Todd: ROUGHING MINOR  2 minutes
UNB      15:51    Daine Todd: 10-MINUTE MISCONDUCT    10MINMISC        10 minutes
UPEI     19:42    Matt Boyle: ROUGHING  MINOR  2 minutes
UNB      19:42    Josh Kidd: ROUGHING   MINOR  2 minutes
UPEI     19:42    Matt Boyle: ROUGHING  MINOR  2 minutes
UPEI     19:46    Alex Wall: DELAYING THE GAME MINOR  2 minutes
UPEI     20:00    Travis McIsaac: ROUGHING        MINOR  2 minutes
UNB      20:00    Thomas Nesbitt: ROUGHING       MINOR  2 minutes
UPEI     20:00    Zach McCullough: SPEARING      MINOR  2 minutes
UPEI     20:00    Zach McCullough: SPEARING      MINOR  2 minutes
GOALS (by period)
UNB: 1-3-3 : 7
UPEI 1-1-0 : 2
SHOTS ON GOAL (by period)
UNB: 11-11-13:35
UPEI 7-9-8: 24
POWER PLAY:
UNB: 3 for 6
UPEI 2 for 5
GOALTENDERS
UNB -  Daniel Lacosta (W,  24 shots, 22 saves, 2 GA, 60:00)
UPEI – Mavric Parks (L, 34 shots, 28 saves, 6 GA, 57:43)
ATTENDANCE: 1,694