Minor Midgets Start New Year with a Win, News, Minor Midget, 2011-12 (Huron-Perth Lakers AAA Minor Hockey Association)

Attention: You are viewing a team outside of the current season. Click here to view teams in the current season.
PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
Minor Midgets Start New Year with a Win
Submitted By wdekoning on Wednesday, January 4, 2012
The Lakers started 2012 in the win column with a victory over the Waterloo Wolves. With each game crucial going in to the stretch run, the Lakers needed a win to keep their hopes alive to finish on top of the Alliance East Division.

On January 2nd, the Minor Midgets traveled to Waterloo to take on the 3rd place Wolves. The Lakers were short staffed for the game with four regulars out. Two players from Major Bantam were called up for this one. The Lakers opened the scoring in the first period when defenseman Jake Lapointe hammered a beautiful low shot from the point. The shot beat the goalie on the blocker side giving the Lakers a 1 – 0 lead. Assist on the goal going to Adam Zehr. The Wolves tied the game in the second period on a pass out front that a Waterloo player swatted between the legs of Daniel Dekoning. The period ended with a score of 1 – 1. Carter Stewart scored the game winner in third period on a blast from the point that caught the far corner of the net. It was Stewwy’s first goal of the year and could not have come at a better time. Assist on the goal going to Jared Weishar. The Lakers hung on for the last few minutes of the game with Dekoning making some big saves with the Waterloo goalie pulled. Final score, 2 – 1 Lakers. Waterloo outshot the Lakers 31 – 23 in the game.

The win puts the Lakers one point up on the Cambridge Hawks with both teams having two games remaining. The Lakers face the Hawks at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday January 7th at the
This article has been viewed 657 times.
View Another Team
Social Networking
Follow Us On
Follow Huron-Perth Lakers AAA Minor Hockey Association on Twitter
Manage Subscriptions
Signup to receive email or text messages for the teams you want to follow.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 26
    Feb
    2011-12 Minor Midget
    The Huron Perth Laker Minor Midgets were eliminated from the playoffs on February 19th in a hard fought battle with the Sun County Panthers. For the second year in a row, the Lakers lost in game 5 against the Panthers, 2 – 1 was the final.
  • 16
    Feb
    2011-12 Minor Midget
    The Minor Midgets travelled to Essex on the weekend to open their semi final series against the Sun County Panthers. If the first two games were any indication, the series is sure to be an exciting battle between two teams that finished the regular ...
  • 06
    Feb
    2011-12 Minor Midget
    The Minor Midgets advanced to the Alliance Semi finals on the strength of Taylor Moir’s 3 goal performance. The Lakers swept the Windsor Spitfires 3 games to none by defeating the Spits 3 – 1 in game 3.
  • 01
    Feb
    2011-12 Minor Midget
    Garrett James, a member of the Huron Perth Lakers Minor Midget team, recently returned with an Olympic bronze medal from the first Youth Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria with a 7-5 victory over U.S.A. Over 1000 athletes represented 70 ...
  • 01
    Feb
    2011-12 Minor Midget
    The Huron Perth Minor Midgets opened the playoffs on the weekend against the Windsor Jr. Spitfires. The Lakers had not played for almost three weeks after having a bye in the first round. Windsor eliminated the Elgin Middlesex Chiefs to advance ...
  • 17
    Jan
    2011-12 Minor Midget
    The HP Minor Midgets gained a point in their last regular season game with a 3 – 3 tie against the Hamilton Reps. With the first round playoff pairings set, the game did not carry the importance it may have. The Lakers have a first round bye for ...
  • 07
    Jan
    2011-12 Minor Midget
    The 96 Lakers clinched the Alliance East Division Title on Saturday with a 5 – 2 victory over the second place Cambridge Hawks. It took game 29 out of 30 regular season games for the Lakers to assure they would finish the regular season on top. The ...
  • 04
    Jan
    2011-12 Minor Midget
    The Huron Perth Laker Minor Midgets played in the Marlie Holiday Classic in Toronto over the Christmas Break. Twelve teams from the Alliance were represented in the Tournament. 58 Minor Midget Teams from across Ontario and the US attended the ...
Printed from huronperthlakers.ca on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 4:07 AM