CALEDONIA – The Caledonia Corvairs continue to dominate not only the Golden Horseshoe Conference, but the entire 26 team GOJHL with an impressive 39-3-2 season so far for a total of 80 points.
It was first versus worst Saturday night at the Haldimand Centre Arena and the outcome was predictable. The Corvairs won 12-2, outshooting the Pelham Panthers 56-16 and burning through both goalies, Daniel Kocsis and Tynan Lauziere, along the way. Marc Sinclair had a relatively light night in the Caledonia net.
Once again, the even attack from all four lines produced points for 15 Corvairs. Leading the way was Nathan Gomes with four goals.
A 6-1 first period proved to be all that was needed as the Corvairs get themselves ready for a possible repeat of the Sutherland Cup. They have already clinched the regular season division and league titles. Mitch Purdie, Nathan Gomes, Matthew Hore, Todd Ratchford, Connor Patton and Erick Delaurentis netted one each in the first 20 minutes.
A combination of frustration on the part of the Panthers and boredom on the part of the Corvairs spilled over in the second period when the Panthers’ Jake DeMaeyer’s check from behind invited retaliation from the Corvairs’ Connor Bramwell. Both were given a two game suspension for their actions.
The Corvairs added two more points in the second and four in the third. Both Pelman goals were scored on the powerplay.
Friday the 13th will see the Thorold Blackhawks invade the Haldimand Centre Arena, followed by a trip to Fort Erie to face the Meteors, Saturday night. The Blackhawks and Corvairs meet again Monday in Thorold for an afternooner beginning at 2:30 p.m.der Shawn Rooke. Photo by Jim Windle