NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
Release Date: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013
Gold Miners stop Trappers 6-2
KIRKLAND LAKE – The Kirkland Lake Gold Miners broke open a one-goal game with three unanswered tallies in the third period to defeat the North Bay Trappers 6-2 Tuesday evening in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at the Joe Mavrinac Community Complex.
The visiting Trappers jumped out to the early lead with the only marker of the opening frame as Tyler Broderson beat Kirkland Lake starter Jessie Morin at 15:14.
A couple of early efforts in the middle stanza put the Gold Miners in front as Steven Babin tied it and Mathieu Lecompte gave the home side the lead just over a minute later.
Broderson’s second of the night brought North Bay even only to see Kyle Bishop notch the eventual game-winner at 18:39 of the second session.
It was all Kirkland Lake in the third as the controlled the play out shooting North Bay 19-3 in the frame and were rewarded with markers courtesy of Lecompte, Jeremy Picard-Fiset and Everett Thompson to put the game away.
Morin finished up with 19 saves to record the victory for the Gold Miners who improved to 15-2-0-1 on the season.
Evan Cormier was pelted with 48 shots overall in a losing cause for North Bay who fell to 7-13-0-4 overall.
Next up on the league docket has the Sudbury Nickel Barons at home to host the Espanola Rivermen in a 7:30 p.m. start at McClelland Arena.