TRURO - Philip Fife lead the way with two goals as the Truro Bearcats blanked the Summerside Western Capitals 3-0.
Bearcats vs. Crushers – Oct. 5.
Mitchell Robillard opened the scoring at 3:02 to give the Bearcats an early 1-0 lead in front of 592 fans at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre on Saturday.
Fife scored at 4:12 to extend the lead to 2-0 after the first period. There was no second period scoring.
Fife rounded out the scoring at 5:28 in the third.
Truro went one for three on the powerplay while Summerside went zero for four.
Jacob Fancy stopped all 22 shots for the shutout win while Simon-Pier Chamberland stopped 21 of 24 shots in the loss before being replaced by Grant Grady with 4:29 remaining in the game. Grady did not face any shots the rest of the game.
The two teams meet again Sunday afternoon for a 2 p.m. start at the Eastlink Arena in Summerside.