Moose Trample Senators 6-2 Featured

Saturday, 17 December 2022 22:47 Written by  Published in Player Features Read 810 times
Daniel Torgersson's first period tally was Manitoba's second on their way to a 6-2 pasting of the Sens Daniel Torgersson's first period tally was Manitoba's second on their way to a 6-2 pasting of the Sens Photo by Jonathan Kozub
Winnipeg, Manitoba (NHN)-Jeff Malott scored twice and Arvid Holm made 36 saves as the Manitoba Moose trampled the Belleville Senators by a 6-2 score Saturday afternoon.

The Moose fired three first period goals and added two in the second for good measure to bury the Senators, who were finally able to get on the board just under twelve minutes into the second period.

Leon Gawanke had a goal and an assist.

Declan Chisolm had three assists and Alex Limoges two.

Cole Maier, Daniel Torgersson and Evan Polei also scored for the Moose.

Arvid Holm made 36 saves for Manitoba, who moved to 13-7-2-1.

Manitoba went 2-for-3 on the power play while Belleville went 0-for-2.

Brennan Saulnier and Ridley Greig scored for the Senators.

Mads Sogaard and Antoine Bibeau combined to make 20 saves for Belleville, who dropped to 11-13-1-0.

Cole Maier got Manitoba on the board shorthanded 2:49 into the contest when he followed up on his own rebound after driving the net and getting a hold of his own rebound.

Maier turned and fired a wrister from about 10 feet out and beat Belleville goaltender Mads Sogaard glove side with a wrister to make it 1-0.

Daniel Torgersson gave the Moose a two-goal lead at 4:41 when he coralled a puck off the end boards off a Leon Gawanke shot and one timed it past Sogaard to score his 2nd goal of the season.

Leon Gawanke scored 1:10 into a power play to make it 3-0 Moose when he one timed a Declan Chisolm feed past Sogaard from inside the left faceoff circleat 12:17.

The goal was his 6th of the season.

Evan Polei scored 24 seconds into the second, when he converted a Nicholas Jones feed, snapping a wrister past Sogaard to chase him from the game.

Antoine Bibeau took over but he fared no better, giving up a goal just 46 seconds later when Jeff Malott slid a backhand past him to make it 5-0 Manitoba.

The goal was his 11th of the season.

The Senators got on the board 11:50 into the second when Brennan Saulnier poked a puck past Holm following a goalmouth scramble.

The goal was his 3rd of the season.

Jeff Malott scored a power play marker 1:08 into the third when he knocked a deflected puck past Bibeau to make it 6-1.

Ridley Greig picked up a loose puck in the neutral zone, skated in and snapped the disc past Holm, beating him high glove side to score his 4th of the season to make it 6-2.

The two teams face each other again Sunday afternoon in Winnipeg.

Game time is 2 PM CST.



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