Panthers topple Aigles Bleus 3-2 in overtime

Panthers topple Aigles Bleus 3-2 in overtime

A rapid goal on a low shot on a breakaway at 0:25 of the overtime period by Kyle Maksimovich lifted the University of Prince Edward Island Panthers (2-5-1=5pts, 7th position) to a 3-2 win over Université de Moncton Aigles Bleus (3-4-3=9pts, 5th position) on Friday evening at the J.-Louis-Lévesque Arena in an Atlantic University Sport men's hockey game. 

Riley Whittinghamin the first period on the power play and Jordan Maher, at 16:35 of the second with the equalizer, scored during regulation time for the visitors. Alexandre Jacob (Danick Crète, Ryan Chiasson), at the beginning of the first and Édouard Michaud (Maxime St-Cyr, Alexandre Bernier), at 8:34 of the second, supplied the local team's offensive. Étienne Montpetit had 34 shots on the loss between the pipes and Simon Hofley, 30 for the win. UPEI was 1 for 3 on the power play and Moncton, 0 for 7. 

Moncton will host Acadia University Axemen and the Saint Mary's University Huskies, Friday and Saturday of next week.  

Recap and photos by Aigles Bleus Communications