Jake Smith recorded a shutout against the Smiths Falls Midget AAA Bears as the Pembroke Midget AAA Lumber Kings picked up a 1-0 win.
Pembroke Midget AAA was led by Searle, who tallied one goal.
The Lumber Kings excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in four chances. Pembroke Midget AAA’s defensive play was more effective than usual against Smiths Falls Midget AAA. The Lumber Kings average 3.0 goals allowed per game.
More assists for Pembroke Midget AAA came via Andre Simard, who had one.
The Bears’ penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on four Pembroke Midget AAA power plays. Smiths Falls Midget AAA did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. The Bears put an average of 2.5 pucks into the net per game. Smiths Falls Midget AAA kept Pembroke Midget AAA’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Smith made 35 saves on 35 shots.
The Lumber Kings incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors. The Bears’ Kyle Renaud stopped 28 shots out of the 29 that he faced. Smiths Falls Midget AAA incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors.