Weekly Recap | Ottawa West defeats Richmond and Renfrew in OT to win 12 straight games

Photo: Davide Disipio / Article: Mason Detre

Ottawa, Ontario – The Ottawa West Golden Knights (18-3-1) defeated the Richmond Royals on Thursday and the Renfrew Timberwolves on Friday night in overtime to extend the Golden Knights winning streak to 12 games.

F/OT | Ottawa West 4, Richmond 3

The Golden Knights had a 2-0 lead during the second period until Richmond collected two unanswered goals. Richmond would tie the game on the power play early in the third. Stef Mellios was able to collect his first OT winner of his CCHL2 career with 14.2 seconds left in extra time.

During the first period, the Golden Knights out-shot Richmond 22-3 but only scored one goal during that frame. That was because former Golden Knights call up from last year Josh Lacelle made 49 saves during the game.

Michael Gallivan collected two goals and now has 13 goals this season, Jared Brush also had 1 G / 1 A and Sam Edwards had a very good game as he added three assists. Will McEvoy made 27 saves for his 9th win this season. Shots were 53-30 for Ottawa West during the game.

F/OT | Ottawa West 2, Renfrew 1

This game was scoreless until the third period where Renfrew got on the board with 6:08 left in regulation from Alexander Fleming. Connor Fulton shot the puck from the right point that missed the net and Fleming was able to jump on the puck at the left side of the goal.

Golden Knights were on the merge of breaking their winning streak until Jack Haymes broke Dylan Dallaire’s shutout with 1:59 left to tie the game which needed OT for the second consecutive games. Off the faceoff, Kearns was able to carry the puck down the left side for a 2-on-1 and passes to Jack Haymes from the right face off circle to get the OT winner.

Jack Haymes picks up his sixth two goal game of the season and has three game winning goals this season. Sean Kearns also picked up two assists. Brent Pledge-Dickson got the start and made 30 saves during the game. Shots were 37-31 for the Golden Knights.

Next game goes tomorrow night inside the Earl Armstrong Arena to take on the Ottawa Canadians for the first time this season. You can tomorrow’s broadcast on mixlr.com/owgkradio with puck drop scheduled for 7:20pm.