Shamrocks End Salmonbellies Streak

Thursday, June 14th

The Shamrocks end the Salmonbellies streak in a gritty 12-11 victory on the road. With a determined Grit, the Shamrocks turned the tables. The Shamrocks lossed in their previous encounter on Sunday, June 3rd with the Salmonbellies winning 9-8. This action-packed game was certainly not one to miss.

The first 6 minutes of the game was a firestorm with the Shamrocks launching 19 shots and the Salmonbellies with 28. A determined Victoria Shamrocks emerged from the first period with a 7-5 lead. 

The well-matched opponents squared off at 50% on the face-off but the Salmonbellies couldn’t score past the Shamrocks bulwark defense. The Shamrocks once again demonstrated their breadth as Tyson Gibson, and Rhys Duch both scored 3 goals, Jesse King and Casey Jackson scored 2 goals, and Steve Priolo and Alec Molander both scored 1 goal each. Chris Wardle ensured the team’s success with an impressive 6 assists. 

Game Stats:

Shots: New West 59 – Victoria 49

Power Play: New West 5 for 7 – Victoria 3 for 3

Face-Offs: New West 50% – Victoria 50%

Three Stars:

1st Star – Tyson Gibson (VIC)

2nd Star – Logan Schuss (NW)

3rd Star – Mitch Jones (NW)