Dempster the hero in 3-2 win over Richmond

By: Dante De Caria

Ottawa, Ontario – Bobby Dempster’s late third period goal gave the Ottawa West Golden Knights (19-8-2) a 3-2 win over the Richmond Royals (8-22-1) at the Barbara Ann Scott Arena on Thursday night.

Dempster’s low shot from the point found it’s way through traffic with under two minutes remaining in the third period to give Ottawa West their second straight win and 19th this season.

The Golden Knights’ got off to an early 2-0 lead after Lucas Brown and Marco Haw found the back of the net – with both of them snapped their six and five game goalless streaks.

Richmond’s two unanswered goals 22 seconds apart late in the first period tied the game which stayed until the final minutes of the third.

Michael Gallivan’s assist on the game winning goal extended his point-streak to a career high six straight games.

Ottawa West is back in action on Friday night when they travel to Winchester for a meeting with the Hawks at 8:15.