Some stuff from last night’s game…
- After a solid first period on Wednesday that saw the Sea Dogs out shoot the Islanders and 18-9 and lead 2-0, Saint John was held scoreless and out shot 15-2 on Friday.
- Wild second period. Five goals and plenty of power plays.
- Saint John entered the third with a 3-2 lead but couldn’t hang on. It was just the fifth time this season that Saint John had entered the third with a lead. The Foreurs scored three times to win it.
- The Sea Dogs didn’t give Charlottetown any power play time on Wednesday and didn’t give Val-d’Or any in the first period on Friday. But the penalties started rolling in in the second and the Foreurs would go 2/5 on the man advantage on this night.
- Kelly Bent scored his second of the season in the second period, opening the scoring for Saint John. It was Bent’s first goal since opening night in Moncton.
- Anthony Mantha, the league’s leading scorer, scored once and had 10 shots on goal. He was dangerous – especially in the third period.
- Backup Antoine Landry got an unexpected start against one of the top offensive teams in the QMJHL. Landry, making his first start at Harbour Station, played a strong game and made 42 saves in the loss.
- Maxime Gravel, a third-round pick of the Sea Dogs in 2011, had two assists for the Foreurs.
- Matthew Highmore scored his ninth goal of the season, tying him with Nathan Noel for the team lead.
- Oliver Cooper had two assists. Second straight two-point game for him.
- I just don’t know about this Subway dance game.
- Saint John wore their black third jerseys for the first time this season. It was Black Friday! Get it!
- Sea Dogs scratches were forwards Joey Richard (healthy) and Connor Donaghey (healthy) along with defensemen Will Thompson (healthy) and Jeremy Doucet (healthy).
- Sea Dogs play-by-play man Tim Roszell was honoured in a pre-game ceremony for calling his 500th game on November 23rd.
- It was Bingo Night at Harbour Station. The Sea Dogs raised $2,048.20 for the Empty Stocking Fund.
NEXT GAME: The Sea Dogs take on the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies tonight at 7pm at Harbour Station.