Pilote, Mazzulla, and Wise lead Rangers to big win over Voyageurs

November 8, 2008

7:00 PM EST

It had been years since a team from Kingston had appeared at the Carnegie Arena and this game won’t be forgotten too soon. The game featured intensity not seen in a long time here.Rangers opened the  scoring on Zach Pilote’s 1st of 3 goals from Mike Mazzulla ,who picked 4 points on the day,  at 2:01. Kingston battled back  and out scored North York 4-3 in the 2nd to tie it up going into the 3rd.Two of the second period goals by North York were short handed as both Brendan Wise and Anthony Bergin were able to out work the Kingston power play to score on long shots. Pilote scored again to give the Rangers what looked like a safe lead ,however, the east’s 2nd place team scored 2 late goals to tie it up. The Voyageurs took the lead at 5:01 of the 3rd and appeared to be heading for a win but Pilote scored his 3rd at 14:43, Mazzulla, at 17:58 and Wise with his second short handed goal at18:27 gave North York a 7-5 lead. Kingston scored at at 18:52 setting up an exciting end to an already entertaining game with the Rangers winning 7-6. Referees Mike Marley and Joel Barron called 28 penalties in the spirited game. Rangers return to Kingston on January 29.