up where they left off before the Christmas Break, the Waxers stormed out of
the gate in 2005 with another strong first period as they opened up a 4-0 lead
on Ajax and cruised to a 5-1 victory to ring in the New Year. Trevor
O'Neill earned his 17th victory of his rookie campaign by stopping 23 shots
as the Waxers pounded 40 shots at the Ajax net.
opened the scoring less than five minutes in when they scored bang-bang, twice
within 14 seconds on the same shift. The first saw Mick
Ralph spring James and Joel
Gaulrapp on a 2-on-1 rush which created a pretty give'n'go play from James
to Joel back to James for an easy tap in goal. That was followed by a David
Kostuch unassisted marker when he danced through the Ajax end and stuffed
home his own rebound for the 2-0 lead. Markham repeated the quick attack
later in the period when they scored their 3rd and 4th goals just 31 seconds
apart. Riley Hill made it 3-0
when he stuffed home his 12th of the season with assists to Josh
Jacobs and Yiorgo
Christodoulou. That was followed by a Nathaniel
Brooks powerplay marker in which he tapped in a pretty back door pass from
was no scoring in the second and Ajax busted the goose egg with 11:07 showing
on the clock in the third. Brandon
Rubeo finished the scoring for the afternoon when he was sent in all alone
by Brett Molnar and Rubeo deked
the goalie for his 11th (the second assist going to Leiland
G A M
E S U M M A R Y
Markham, James Gaulrapp 17 (Joel
Gaulrapp, Ralph) .
2. Markham, Kostuch 14 (unassisted) .
3. Markham, Hill 12 (Jacobs, Christodouloul)
McEvoy Aja (cross
checking) 1:50, Molnar Mar (high sticking) 2:24.
3 5. Ajax, Labelle (Campoli, McEvoy) 8:53. 6.
Markham, Rubeo 11 (Molnar, Gauley) 10:16. PENALTIES:
Lyall Mar Teakle Aja (fighting, game misconduct) 2:13, O'Boyle Mar
(roughing) 4:00, James Gaulrapp Mar (high sticking) 6:34, James
Gaulrapp Mar (roughing) 11:19, Brooks Mar (cross checking) Murphy
Aja (unsportsmanlike conduct) 14:47, Labelle Aja (roughing) 15:03.