Amherst Ramblers goalie Jonathan Waye gets a workout during the first period when a Mirimachi Timberwolf players tries to score. Miramichi won the game 3-2, in front of a crowd of nearly 1,800. Rose Willigar-Amherst Daily News
AMHERST - The Amherst Ramblers fell to 0-2 on the season after a pair of one-goal losses over the weekend.
Last night, the Miramichi Timberwolves edged the Ramblers 3-2 in front of nearly 1,800 fans at Amherst Stadium.
Nathan McQuaid led the Timberwolves with a pair of goals.
The Ramblers' Trevor Layton opened the scoring just 35 seconds after the start of the game to give the homeside a very early 1-0 lead.
McQuaid scored at 7:43 to tie the game at 1-1. McQuaid socred again at 13:14 to give the Timberwolves the lead at 2-1 after the first period.
Brandon Street scored at 4:04 to knot the score at 2-2. Dawson Campbell scored the game winner for the visitors at 16:03 of the middle frame.
Miramichi went 0 for 4 on the powerplay while Amherst went 0 for 3.
Nathan Dunnett stopped 35 of 37 shots for the win while Jonathan Waye stopped 28 of 31 shots in the loss.
The Ramblers lost 5-4 in a shootout Friday to host Bridgewater.