Panthers defeat X-Men 4-2

Panthers defeat X-Men 4-2

Charlottetown, PE – UPEI Panther Subway Player of the Game Cody Payne (Brent Andrews, Marcus Power) completed the comeback at the 17:04 mark of the 3rd period to give the Panthers a 3-2 lead, with assists going to Brent Andrews and Marcus Power

StFX took a 2-0 lead on goals from
Bryson Cianfrone ( Kristoff Kontos )at 15:14 of the 1st Period and Jagger Dirk ( Craig Duininck )at 4:17 of the 2nd Period.

At the 7:51 mark of the 2nd UPEI's Marcus Power scored their first on a Casey Babineu shot with Brent Andrews getting the second assist.

UPEI's JC Campagna (Beau McCue & Brock Beukeboom) scored off a rebound at 5:18 of the 3rd to tie the game 2-2.  Kurt Etchegary (Casey Babineau) completed the scoring for a 4-2 win with an empty net goal at the 19: 47.

Matt Mahalak made 17 saves for the win, while Brandon Hope turned aside 24 saves in the loss.

The Panthers return to action this Wednesday, January 11 when they host Saint Mary's, game time 7:00 pm.

The X-Men's next game is also Wednesday, January 11 when they travel to Dalhousie, Halifax.  Puck drop is 7:00 pm.