The Trenton Golden Hawks pulled out a 5-4 (OT) overtime victory over the North York Rangers on a clutch goal by Liam Morgan.
Trenton’s offense rang up 38 shots on North York’s net. The Golden Hawks struggled on the penalty kill, allowing the Rangers to score two power play goals on three chances. Trenton’s normally stingy defense allowed more goals than usual. The Golden Hawks are averaging 1.7 goal against for the season.
Trenton additionally got points from Jordan Chard, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Trenton included Jordan DaSilva, Danny Hanlon, and Curtis Harvey, who each put in one. In addition, Trenton received assists from Quinn Lenihan, who had one, Mitch Emerson, who had two, and Adam Clements, who had three.
North York forced Trenton goalie Daniel Urbani to work between the pipes, taking 32 shots.
The Rangers were led by Keegan Blasby, who grabbed one goal and two assists. Blasby scored 5:12 into the second period to make the score 3-2 North York. Ted Hunt provided the assist. North York also got points from Tyler Currie, who also had one goal and one assist and Michael Morgan, who also registered one goal and one assist. Grayden Gottschalk also scored for North York. More assists for North York came via Ryan Takamatsu, who had one.
Urbani rejected 28 shots on goal for the Golden Hawks. Trenton incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors. Gianluca Baggetta made 33 saves for North York on 38 shots. The Rangers incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.