Phantoms defeat Storm in opener
The CIBC Wood Gundy Fundy Phantoms played their first two games of the season on Friday and Saturday, winning their season opener against the Oxford North Shore Storm by a score of 3-1 then losing to the Chester Clippers by a score of 13-4.
In their game against the Storm it was Steve Filmore opening the scoring with just three seconds left in the first period. Assisting on the goal was Jesse Hawkes and Ryan Wilson.
Filmore scored his second goal of the night 10 minutes into the second period putting the Phantom's ahead 2-0. Getting the assists were Tim Wry and Alex Matthews.
The Phantoms went ahead 3-0 in the third period after Amherst's Cody Sutton hit the back of the net off a pass from Aaron Hicks.
With just 38 seconds left in the game the Storm's Tyler Collins scored an unassisted goal.
Phantom goaltender Jessie Ogden made 22 saves on 23 shots. Storm goaltender Pat Darragh made 16 saves on 19 shots.
Scoring the first period Phantom goal in their 13-4 loss to the Clippers was Andrew Rideout with the assist coming off the stick of Denis Robichaud.
The Phantoms were quiet in the second but had three goals in the third period, with goals from Sutton, Wilson and Tyler Gould. Assisting on the goals were Chris Maltby and James Chisolm.
Phantom goaltenders faced 56 shots in the game. Ian White made 20 saves on 26 shots and Jesse Ogden made 23 saves on 30 shots.
After their 3-1 loss on Friday night in Amherst the Storm lost to the Jr. Mariners in Musquodoboit and lost tby a score of 8-1. John Gould scored for the Storm.
The Phantoms travel to Musquodoboit to take on the Clippers Saturday and travel to Oxford play the Storm on Sunday.
The North Shore Storm will start the weekend off by playing the River Rats at home on Saturday.