Tigers drop home opener to Acadia

Tigers drop home opener to Acadia

(HALIFAX, N.S.) - The Acadia Axemen claimed their first win of the regular season with a 4-0 victory over the Dalhousie Tigers at the Halifax Forum.

Both teams traded penalties in the first with Acadia capitalizing early on. Third-year forward Brett Thompson got his first of the season on the power play, with Mike Cazzola and Travis Gibbons getting the assists.

The Tigers gave up another power play goal midway through the first period. Second-year forward Scott Trask got his first tally of the year with Remy Giftopoulos and Dylan Anderson getting the assists.

The Axemen game out flying after the first intermission and notched their third power play goal of the game in the first five minutes of the second period. Thompson scored his second of the game on passes from Daniel Poliziano and Liam Heelis.

With just under a minute of play in third, third-year Mike Cazzola scored the Axemen's fourth and final goal of the game. Brett Thompson got the assist.

First-year Tigers goaltender Corbin Boes made 48 saves in his first regular season game with the Tigers, while second-year Fabian Walsh went 9-11 in faceoffs and first-year JP Harvey had eight shots on net.

Brett Thompson led the Axemen with three points, while second-year goalie Brandon Glover made 22 stops in his first shutout of the season.

Source: Dalhousie Sports Information




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