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Dyke records shutout as Corner Brook Royals cap two-win weekend

With Jamie Penney, right, of the Corner Brook Royals in a blocking position, Jonas Foley of the Stephenville Jets winds up for a slap shot on Saturday evening.
With Jamie Penney, right, of the Corner Brook Royals in a blocking position, Jonas Foley of the Stephenville Jets winds up for a slap shot on Saturday evening. - Frank Gale

The Corner Brook Royals now find themselves tied atop the West Coast Senior Hockey League standings following a two-win weekend.

On Saturday night in Stephenville, Brad Dyke was unbeatable in the Royals’ crease in a 3-0 triumph over the Jets at the Stephenville Dome.

Nick Childs, Luke Pilgrim and Tommy Ryan found the back of the net in the winning cause.

On Friday night at the Corner Brook Civic Centre, the Royals edged the Deer Lake Red Wings 5-4 in a shootout. Both the Royals and Wings have eight points for a share of the league lead, though the Royals have more victories.

Matt Colbourne struck twice in regulation, and scored the clincher in the shootout for the win. Ryan Meade and Tyler Hunt also scored for the Royals, who were trailing 2-0 heading into the third period before storming back.

Stephen Simms, Shannon Moores, Zackary Applin and Matthew Roche provided the offence for the Red Wings.

Brad Power earned the win in net for the Royals in that one, while Ryan Hancock suffered the defeat.

The Wings had better luck on Saturday night, as they trounced the Port aux Basques Mariners 8-1 at the Hodder Memorial Recreation Complex.

Moores and Josh Easton both picked up a pair of goals in the win, with single markers coming from Roche, Simms, Joshua Oake and Gary Hynes.

Nick Tucker responded in the loss for the Mariners.

In other weekend action, the Mariners downed the Jets 5-4 at the Bruce II Sports Centre.

A scoring summary of the game was unavailable at press time.

 

Chris Dohaney of the Stephenville Jets is seen carrying the puck towards the opposition end in West Coast Senior Hockey League action against the Corner Brook Royals at Stephenville Dome on Saturday evening.
Chris Dohaney of the Stephenville Jets is seen carrying the puck towards the opposition end in West Coast Senior Hockey League action against the Corner Brook Royals at Stephenville Dome on Saturday evening.

 

 

Dawson Drake of the Stephenville Jets gets ready to shoot after crossing the blue line into the opposition end against the Corner Brook Royals at Stephenville Dome on Saturday evening.
Dawson Drake of the Stephenville Jets gets ready to shoot after crossing the blue line into the opposition end against the Corner Brook Royals at Stephenville Dome on Saturday evening.

 

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