Hawks' goaltender skins Bears

Cole Skinner had a standout game with 36 saves, as the Hawkesbury Hawks beat the Smiths Falls Bears 4-1 on Sunday.

Hawkesbury's penalty kill excelled, as the Hawks gave up no goals despite on six power plays. 

Hawkesbury was led offensively by Adriano Leone, who registered one goal. Leone scored 15:15 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Hawkesbury. Johnathan Kovacevic picked up the assist. The Hawks forced Smiths Falls' goalies to work in net, launching 31 shots, 27 of which were saved. Evan DeBrouwer made 14 stops, and Dyllan Lubbesmeyer made 13. Hawkesbury also had goals scored by Joe Smith, Bruno Cheff, and Brett Everson. In addition, Hawkesbury received assists from Charles Levesque, who had two, and Eric Theander and Ryan Jackson.

Looking ahead, the Hawks will play Friday night in Carleton Place, before closing out the season on home ice Sunday at 7:30pm, versus Brockville.

edited content from story originally published on Hawks website