Navy Vets Win

Navy Vets goalie Michael Roefs

Navy Vets win, Merchants and Trojans lose

WOODSTOCK - The Navy Vets won 3-1 over Tavistock at Southwood Arena on Friday night .

League league scorer Mike Gillespie opened the scoring on the powerplay 9 minutes into the 1st period with his 22nd goal of the season … he now leads the league in points with 35 and goals with 22 .

Justin Elms stole the puck behind the Tavistock bench and came out in front to stuff a shorthanded goal 7 minutes later to give the Vets a 2-0 lead after the opening period .

Tavistock cut the lead to 2-1 in the first minute of the 2nd period .

Mackenzie Langford scored 5 minutes into the final period to restore the Vets 2 goal lead … he also had an assist on Gillespie’s goal to give him a 2-point night . 

Michael Roefs was solid again in the Vets net facing 29 shots … he leads the league with a 2.01 Goals Against Average …

The win moves the Vets to within 4 points of 2nd place New Hamburg …

The Navy Vets have 2 tough games coming up next … travelling to Ayr on Sunday afternoon for a 1:30 pm game with the 1st place Centennials … and they will host those same Centennials next Friday night Dec.19 at Southwood Arena @ 7:45 pm .

In other action, it was Paris over Norwich 4-1  and Lucan clobbered Thamesford 8-1. 

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