scorching first period picked up where Markham left off when the two teams last
met (a four goal outburst n the third period) as the Waxers
opened up a 5-0 lead in the opening 20 minutes and then cruised to a 6-3
victory in North York, to complete a weekend sweep inning three games in 3 ˝
days against quality opponents.Riley
Hill returned to the lineup from a 2-game suspension and led the way with 2
goals for Markham
while Jeff Fischer won for the 5th
straight start stopping 18 shots.
bombarded the Rangers net in the opening twenty minutes, out shooting the hosts
by a 19-4 count. They got on the
board thanks to 3 powerplay goals and 1 shorthanded
goal out of the 5 they scored in the first period.Riley Hill got things going on the powerplay
early in the first when he took a pass from James
at the Ranger blueline and then deked
both the defenceman and the goaltender for the 1-0
lead (Nathan Morris picked up
the other assist).Joel
Gaulrapp made it 2-0 a few minutes later on a goal that seemed to open the
floodgates for the Waxers as his centering pass
from a bad angle took a fortuitous bounce off the Rangers player and past the
added his team leading 8thpowerplay
marker on a 4-on-3 situation, sneaking in from the point to bury a perfectly
timed saucer pass from Brett Molnar.James
banged in another powerplay goal just 32 seconds
later, hammering home a rebound from a Morris shot, who
had been set up by Joel Gaulrapp.Hill
then finished the scoring with a shorthanded goal in the dying seconds, taking
a Josh Jacobs feed to lead a
2-on-0 rush, deking the goalie to end his
night/afternoon in the Rangers net.
a scoreless second period, North
made it interesting in the third as the Waxers
appeared too relaxed down the stretch.After
getting the score 5-2, Markham made it 6-2 when Josh Jacobs deflected a Stephen
Kapolnas point shot and then snuck behind the
goalie to tap in the loose puck after it had squirted through the goalie’s
legs.Another goal by North
rounded out the scoring.
G A M
E S U M M A R Y
Markham, Hill 10 (PP) (James
2. Markham, Joel Gaulrapp 19 (unassisted) .
3. Markham, Morris 8 (PP) (Molnar, Hill) .
4. Markham, James
16 (PP) (Morris, Joel Gaulrapp) .
5. Markham, Hill 11 (SH) (Jacobs) . PENALTIES:Bloom NYR (high sticking) 1:02, Joel
Gaulrapp Mar Gamble NYR (high sticking) 1:27, Dempsey NYR
(slashing) 2:26, Gamble NYR (slashing) 4:27, Lyall
Mar (roughing) 6:54, Dempsey NYR (boarding) 9:21, Brooks Mar (high
sticking) 11:09, Ralph Levy Mar McKenna D’Eall
NYR (roughing) LabrecheKapolnas
Mar Dempsey Johnson NYR (roughing, misconduct) Kerins
NYR (slashing, roughing) 11:55, Bench NYR (bench minor) 13:34,
O’Sullivan NYR (delay of game) 15:10, Morris Mar McKenna NYR
(roughing) 18:45, Brooks Mar (roughing) 19:08.
Mar (interference) 7:25, Joel Gaulrapp Mar (high sticking) .
Volpe (Bloom, Gamle) .
Johnson (Kerins, MacKenzie)
8. Markham, Jacobs 11 (Kapolnas) .
Johnson (Gamble, Kerins) . PENALTIES:Fackey Mar (slashing) 2:51, D’Eall
NYR (hooking) .
Jeff Fischer. North
Sean O’Sullivan (0:00-20:00), Mickey Thistle (-60:00).
3 for 7. North
0 for 6.