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Rock crush Eskis

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NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE

NOJHL NETWORK MEDIA UPDATE

Release Date: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Rock crush Eskis

TIMMINS, Ont. – The Timmins Rock stormed out to a four-goal first period lead and never looked back as they handled the Iroquois Falls Eskis 8-1 Wednesday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at McIntyre Arena.

The contest was scoreless for the opening 10 minutes before Timmins tacked on four tallies in the second half to take control.

Zachary Kercz scored of the power play midway through the session before Jordan Rendle added one at even strength 1:51 later.

The Rock kept coming as Devin Panzeca made it 3-0 at 16:34 before Tyler Romain capped off the offensive outburst two minutes after that with a man advantage effort.

It was the power play that allowed the Eskis to get on the board 3:17 into the second stanza when David Osborne scored with Jacob Erwin and Nathan Avery drawing assists on the play.

Timmins got that back five minutes later on an unassisted goal courtesy of Kercz.

Kyle Levis then set-up Ryan Theriault later in the period to put the home side up 6-1 through two.

The Rock finished things off in the final frame getting markers from Tristan Salesse and another by Theriault to round out the scoring.

Levis and Salesse both doled out two assists apiece for Timmins.

Shots on goal favoured the Rock 48-40.

Logan Ferrington picked up the win in net while Dan Davies started and suffered the loss for Iroquois Falls allowing four against on 18 shots in one period of work.

Josh Horner played the final two frames for the Eskis and steered aside 26 of 30 in 40 minutes of relief.