AMHERST – The Amherst CIBC Wood Gundy Ramblers earned a 3-2 overtime victory over the Timberwolves Saturday night in Miramichi.
The win follows a 6-4 win over the Pictou County Weeks Crushers Thursday night in New Glasgow.
Ramblers vs. Timberwolves
Down 2-0 late in he third period, the Ramblers scored two goals to tie the game 2-2 forcing overtime.
Caleb Rich scored at 14:02 of the third off a pass from Jordan King, and Layton Parsons tied the game 2-2 off a feed from Will Lafford.
King won the game for the Ramblers at 2:38 into the first overtime period. The winning goal was unassisted.
Joel Goguen stopped 31 of the 33 shots he faced, and his teammates had 30 shots on Miramichi goaltender Tanner Somers.
Game attendance was 789.
Ramblers vs. Weeks Crushers
King had two goals Thursday in the Ramblers 6-4 win in New Glasgow.
Lucas Sangster and Lafford had one goal and two assists each, Brady Griffin-Hefford scored one goal and one assist, and Layton Parsons scored one goal.
Alex Beaulieu, Jacob Myra, Cole Waugh, and Jake Barter had one assist each.
Julien Galloway played in net, allowing four goals on 24 shots. Luke Melanson faced 37 shots from the Ramblers.
Game attendance was 834.
The two wins give the Ramblers 22 points in 16 games (9-3-2-2/win, loss, otl, sol). South Shore leads the Maritime Hockey League an the Eastlink South Division with 28 points, and the Yarmouth Mariners are second in the ESD with 26 points.
King is third in the MHL with 27 points in 16 games. King has 11 goals and 16 assists. Liam Conrad is 10th on the MHL league point-board with nine goals and 10 assists in 14 games.
The Ramblers have one game this coming week. It’s on the road in Truro on Friday at 7 p.m.
The Ramblers have two home games two weeks from now.
On Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. they host the Valley Wildcats, and then on Nov. 19, they have a Sunday contest at 2 p.m. against the Truro Bearcats.