Breezy Point holds on for 2-1 win against Alexandria

Mar 5, 2016

Breezy Point survived a determined comeback attempt by Alexandria on the way to a 2-1 win.

Breezy Point made the score 2-0 on a goal by Austin Langworthy at 18:17 in the second period, and Alexandria got as close as 2-1 when Jacob Odegard scored 2:00 into the third period.

Breezy Point was led by goalie Wes Paupore, who finished with 43 saves while allowing one goal. Paupore managed to improve on his goals against average, which stood at 2.77 prior to the game.

Breezy Point excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in nine chances. Breezy Point could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 26 minutes in penalties during the game.

Breezy Point also got a goal from Josh Laven as well. Other players who recorded assists for Breezy Point were Andrew Heckaman, who had one and Tyler Larwood, who had two.

Alexandria\’s offense operated below its season average. Alexandria averages 3.8 goals per game. Alexandria forced Breezy Point goalie Paupore to work between the pipes, taking 44 shots. Penalties took their toll on Alexandria, as its penalty kill unit let in two power play goals.

In addition, Alexandria received assists from Jack Cernohous and Logan Norman, who contributed one each.

Derrick LaCombe made 28 saves for Alexandria on 30 shots. Alexandria incurred 16 minutes in penalty time with three minors.