It was a 3-0 victory for the Junior Lightning over the Junior Wolves in the second game of head-to-head matchups between these teams. The Bolts maintained their strong offensive push in this game with 37 shots on net.
Durham’s effective breakouts and offensive zone control created several good scoring opportunities. The team’s aggressive one-on-one defensive play and confident goaltending limited Whitby’s offence.
Durham’s power play was called on at 17:54 of the 1st period. The power-play unit had good puck control and movement but was not able to score. Scoring was opened by the Bolts at 13:26 of the first period when Michela Lio #71 intercepted the puck behind the net and quickly fed it out front to Izzy Wunder #9, who shot blocker side to score as Cailey Davis #17 provided the screen. Durham’s second goal was scored by Alexis Perry #25 after a turn over by Sophie Hudson #94 on the forecheck. The night’s final goal came from Michela Lio #71 on a one-timer off a pass from Issy Wunder #9.
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