Prowlers Offense Explodes
By David Cesefske
Port Huron, MI - The Port Huron Prowlers continued their winning ways Thursday night, picking up a 6-2 victory over the Cornwall Nationals. Port Huron led the whole way, and exploded for 4 goals in the second period. The win goes to netminder Michael Santaguida who stopped 34 of 36 shots, also remaining undefeated in regulation play at 8-0 on the season.
Port Huron came out aggressive in the first period with Branden Parkhouse picking up the first goal of the game just 29 seconds in from Austin Daae and Josh Colten, his 17th on the season. The Prowlers would add another goal at 6:54, coming shorthanded, courtesy of Matt Robertson. Cornwall would fight back into the contest with a one time blast by Maxime Guyon off a perfect pass by Ahmed Mahfouz. The goal would put the game at 2-1, and that is how the first period would end.
The second period would be dominated by Port Huron, who scored three times in the first five minutes of play to push the lead to 5-1. In the process, also forcing Nationals goaltender Sebastian Dube-Rochon out of the game, relieved for backup Brandon Billie. Port Huron would later add another goal by Captain Joe Pace, Jr. to end the period in control, 6-1.
Maxime Guyon would score his second of the game early in the third, but Port Huron would go on to win 6-2. The Prowlers' record is now an FHL leading 19-5-2-2.
The Prowlers and Nationals will face off again Friday night with puck drop set for 7:30 PM at McMorran Arena.
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