Strong third period puts Wolverines on top

The Waywayseecappo Wolverines bounced back and had a near perfect game with a 5-2 win over the Virden Oil Capitals.

The Wolverines played strong defensively and took advantage of their chances to get their first win in four games.

In the first period, the Wolverines got out to a much better start than they have had in the last few weeks, and they were able to capitalize when a Reagan Rabbit shot hit off Caleb Petrie’s stick into the net for the first goal of the game.

In the second period, 5:41 into it Nathan Driver finished off a 2-on-1 with Braden Fischer to tie it all up at 1.

But a few minutes later, the Wolverines got a goal from Kaedin Larocque-Wolfe, his first of his MJHL Career, from Spencer Paplawski to make it 2-1.

The Wolverines nearly escaped the period with a lead, but Branden Huminuk was able to get a rebound past Liam Tereposky to tie it all up with 16 seconds left in the 3rd.

In the third, 9:40 into it off the draw, Andrew Boucher wrapped it around the net and Monteith made the save, but Boucher put the rebound away to make it 3-2.

With a one goal game, Larocque-Wolfe dumped the puck in, but it took a weird bounce and went in between Monteith legs and Joey Moffatt was able to get an easy one to make it 4-2.

Moffatt did it again, but on a better looking with a breakaway to make it 5-2 and put the game away.

The Wolverines finished the game off 39 shots on net to Virden’s 26, and they also had no penalties in the game. No penalties were called until the last three minutes of the game.

The two teams will play once again on Sunday in Virden.