Wolverines give up lead late, lose in 8 round shootout

The Waywayseecappo Wolverines took a lead into the third period, but couldn’t come out with a full two points losing 4-3 in a shootout to the Winnipeg Freeze.

The shootout went long, going eight rounds until Peyton Allard gave the Freeze their third win in the past week.

The Wolverines got the scoring started when Aiden Moser was able to bank a shot off of Freeze goalie Nicholas Rempel to get his third goal of the season.

But Winnipeg responded five minutes later when Kylow Monkman got one over Jase Wareham to tie it up.

In the second period, the Freeze got the first goal early on from Thomas Gale scoring on the powerplay to make it 2-1 Freeze.

The Wolverines answered later on as well on the powerplay when Thomas Kaufield one timed it home after a pass from Aiden Moser.

The Wolverines took the lead when Jesiah BennettĀ  came out in the slot and wired one home to make it 3-2 heading to the third period.

With just under 5:30 left in regulation, Tyson Sperber slammed home a bouncing puck and the Freeze tied the game and brought it to overtime.

After a scoreless five minutes of three-on-three overtime, the game went to a shootout.

The team exchanged chances, with the Wolverines putting the Freeze on the brink twice, but it was always answered.

Then Peyton Allard scored the game winning goal in the 8th round.

The Wolverines get a point and move to 8-8-1 on the season, good for 17 points.

The team’s next game will be on Friday when they head to Dauphin to take on the Kings at 7:30pm.