JD Pogue’s shorthanded goal early the third period was the difference as the Colts edged the Pembroke Lumber Kings 3-2 at the Ed Lumley Arena. The victory extends the Colts' winning streak to five games and improves their record to 18-13-4-1 (41 points).
The short-handed marker was Pogue’s second goal of the game (eighth of the season). David Poirier (7) also scored.
Pembroke outshot the Colts 38-28, with Liam Lascelle making 36 saves for the win.
The Hardest Working Colts Player was David Poirier. Three Stars were first JD Pogue (COR), second Konnor MacCormick (COR), and third Matthew Barnaby (PEM).
Looking ahead, the Colts are booked to play the Hawkesbury Hawkesbury Hawks on Friday, December 15, at the Glengarry Sports Palace, in Alexandria. Game time is 8 p.m.
Next Cornwall home game is slated for Thursday, December 21, when the Hawks will return the visit. Santa Claus will also be on hand that evening. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
– with files from David Murphy