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Fort Macleod Mustangs cage Pincher Creek Huskies

jesse selda

Jesse Selda of the Fort Macleod Mustangs deflects a shot at the Pincher Creek Huskies goal.

sheh gallamore

Sheh Gallamore of the Fort Macleod Mustangs completes his hat trick Saturday night against Pincher Creek Huskies.

greg schimanski

Greg Schimanski of the Fort Macleod Mustangs watches a shot sneak past the Pincher Creek netminder for another goal.

Fort Macleod Mustangs scored six unanswered goals in the second period Saturday, including three with the man advantage, to hand the visiting Huskies a 15-3 whipping.
The Mustangs are now 6-1 and in second place in the Ranchland Hockey League standings behind Nanton Palominos.
The Mavericks opened a 5-2 lead in the first period and increased the margin to 11-2 after 40 minutes.
Fort Macleod pumped home four more goals in the third on their way to a 15-3 win.
Tyce Gallamore and his brother Sheh each had three goals and an assist and Greg Schimanski had two goals and one helper for Fort Macleod.
Willy David had a four-point night for the Mustangs as he scored once and assisted on three others.
Cole Matson and Ben Webb each scored once and assisted on two Fort Macleod goals and Dayn Opel and Mark Mills both had a goal and an assist.
Kevin Bolduc and Cody Berube had the other Fort Macleod goals.
Kent Broere and Jadon Porterfield had two assists apiece and Brady Matson had one helper.
Matthew Hammel had a goal and an assist for the Huskies and Lane Crawford and Blair Goodreau also scored.
Rob Gunderson made 15 saves to earn his second victory as a Mustang while his teammates directed 43 shots as Pincher Creek goalies Lane Kalbhen and Braeden Claringbull.
Kainai 7 Mustangs 5
Shawn Wells and Carter Little Shields scored goals 35 seconds apart in the third period Friday to lift the Kainai Braves to a 7-5 win over the visiting Mustangs.
The teams were tied 2-2 after the first period and Kainai pulled into a 4-3 lead after 40 minutes.
Wells led the winners with a hat trick, and Clay Plume had two goals and three assists for the Braves.
Colton Wells had a goal and two assists for Kainai, Kaj Tucker Rabbit had two assists and Jared Weasel Moccasin, Mike White Quills and Kash Shade each had one helper.
Tyce Gallamore recorded a hat trick for the Mustangs and Greg Schimanski had a goal and an assist.
Dayn Opel also scored and Cole Matson and Broere had assists.
Mustangs 5 Huskies 3
A week earlier the Mustangs faced a much stronger test from the Huskies but still came away from Pincher Creek with a 5-3 win.
The Mustangs travelled to Pincher Creek with just two lines but they built a 4-1 lead and withstood a late charge by the Huskies to earn the win.
Berube and David scored in the first period as Fort Macleod took a 2-0 lead.
Kevin Olson scored early in the second to narrow Fort Macleod’s lead to 2-1, but two goals by Tyce Gallamore gave the Mustangs a commanding 4-1 lead.
Kieven Weasel Bear scored for Pincher Creek nine minutes into the third, but Berube notched his second of the game to restore Fort Macleod’s two-goal cushion.
Goodreau scored with just over two minutes to play to cut Fort Macleod’s lead to 5-3 but the Huskies could not get any closer.
Joel Pozzo made 36 saves in the victory while Claringbull blocked 39 shots in a losing cause.
Next action for the Mustangs is 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10 when they host the Huskies.

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