Nick Lalonde had a hat trick and added two assists as the Colts got by Cumberland 5-4 at the Ed Lumley Arena last Thursday night. Lalonde now has a tteam-leading31 goals on the season, as the Colts improved to 39-13-4-3 for 85 points. The Colts remain tied for second overall in the CCHL with the Ottawa Jr. Senators. The Jr. Sens own the tie-breaker.
Jeremy McFarlane (with his 12th of the season) and David Poirier (3rd) also scored for the Colts. Tanner Spink chipped in with two assists.
Cumberland outshot the Colts 48-27, with Liam Lascelle making 44 saves for his 28th victory of the season.
Three stars were Nick Lalonde (COR), Martin Frechette (CUM), and Brennan Markell.
Tomorrow, March 8, the Colts will hit the road to Ottawa, to take on the Jr Senators.
The Colts will play their final regular-season home game on Thursday, March 9, at the Cornwall Civic Complex, with the Gloucester Rangers providing the opposition. Game time is 7:30pm
– with files from David Murphy