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The South Division-leading Westshore Wolves continue to find ways to win, including a 15-goal game Wednesday night at The Q Centre against the Comox Valley Glacier Kings.
The final score was 8-7 for the Wolves.
“Yes, a lot of goals for sure,” shared Wolves’ coach Tyler Matheson. “I’m happy about our scoring but I’m not happy with our defensive game. To be a tough team to play against we need to be a better team in our d-zone, but Comox played very well.
The Wolves spread the scoring around as seven different players tallied. Spencer Knight, Cameron Kinsmen, Keegan Durrance, Brandon Tutte, Nicholas Polomark, Keiran Cardinal and Andy Westhaver with a pair contributed the eight goals.
Cardinal added two assists to collect three points, while Tomba Huddlestan had three assists on the night.
For the Glacier Kings, Finn Withey scored twice and set-up two others for a four-point night, while teammate Jordan Nuefeld scored once and picked up a pair of assists.
Tuttle opened the scoring on the powerplay at 2:45 of the first. Durrance and Cameron Coutre assisted on the play. The teams alternated goals during the first, to skate to the dressing rooms with the game tied at 3.
The Wolves out-scored the Glacier Kings during the second period 4-2, as the goals came fast and furious starting with a Jakob Kruse marker at 51 seconds for the visitors.
Comox scored a pair in the third to tie the game up at 7-7. With just four seconds remaining in the game, the Wolves won it when Durrance put away a powerplay goal at 19:56. He earned first star honours for scoring the winner, while Westhaver was the second star with his pair. Kinsmen was given the third star.
Jordan Spandli played 34:00 and stopped 11 of 16 shots before being replaced by Luke Sheldrake who stopped 8 of 10 and was credited with the win.
Noah Giesbrecht took the loss going 37:21 and stopping 21 of 27 shots, while Braedyn Funke got in 22:39 and stopped 11 of 13. Total shots were 40-26 for Westshore.
Comox went 2/3 on the man advantage, while Westshore went ¾.
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The Wolves visit the Kerry Park Islanders Saturday.
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