Clippers maintain hold on first place in WHSHL

Published on Tuesday, 22 November 2022 07:41

The Dauphin Clippers hockey team remain in first place in the Westman High School Hockey League, winning two of three games, last week.

The week began, Tuesday, with a 9-0 home ice win over the defending Westman High School Hockey League champion Major Pratt Trojans of Russell.

Norman Lacquette and William Miner each scored twice to lead the Clippers, while Logan Chapman, Jaxon Bodnar, Boston Karlson, Dixon Flett and Ethan Carnegie added singles.

Owen Chubka made 30 saves to record the shutout. Josh Chipelski made 21 saves in the loss.

On Friday, the Clippers fell 8-3 to the Birtle/Shoal Lake/Rossburn Falcons in Birtle.

Ethan Hunter led the Falcons with two goals and three assists, while Colby Asselstine scored three times and added on assist. Noah Street also scored twice and Dylan Couvier had a single.

Tyron Sweetman, Liam Chartrand and Chapman replied for Dauphin.

Dane Pearson had 26 saves to his credit in picking up the win, while Cody Coombs had 27 stops in the loss.

On Sunday in Souris, Chubka stopped all 19 shots he faced in backstopping the Clippers to a 2-0 win over the Boissevain/Souris Broncos.

Miner netted the only goal Dauphin would need when he tallied a shorthanded marker with 3:10 left in the opening period. Jaymen Fee netted an insurance goal with 5:36 remaining in the third.

Colten Challner took the loss after making 33 saves.

Dauphin will look to improve their 8-2-0-0 record when they host the Minnedosa/Erickson Chancellors, Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

On Sunday, they travel to Brandon where they will faceoff against the Crocus Plains Plainsmen at 7:15 p.m.

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