Game 6 Today in Southampton, News (Saugeen Shores Winterhawks)

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Feb 19, 2023 | Winterhawks News | 728 views
Game 6 Today in Southampton
There will be a Game 6 after another overtime did not go the way of the Saugeen Shores Winterhawks.

Despite a three-point game from Miles MacLean, the Winterhawks dropped a 6-5 OT decision to the Creemore Coyotes on Saturday night, setting up Game 6 this evening (Sunday) at the Southampton Coliseum at 5:00 p.m.

The Winterhawks came out quickly, MacLean getting his first of the night just 31-seconds into the game from Lauchlin Elder.

Creemore answered back, but Medric Mercier scored at 10:45 to put the Winterhawks back in the lead.

Andy Mitchell made it a two-goal lead just over a minute later from Brock Pinnell and Andy Fracz, and MacLean's second goal of the period made it a 4-1 lead for the visitors at 13:08.

Creemore answered back before the end of the period to make it a 4-2 Winterhawks lead after a wild first period.

Jordan Vanhaelemeesch extended the lead to 5-2 midway through the second period to make it a 5-2 lead, but Creemore again picked up a goal late in the period to get back to within two, the Winterhawks taking a 5-3 lead to the third period.

The Winterhawks had a chance to deliver a dagger early in the third period, but a power play swung the other direction and Creemore scored shorthanded at 1:30 to get to within one.

Creemore special teams tied it up at 5:53 on the power play to make it a 5-5 game.

The Winterhawks killed off a late penalty to send the game to overtime.

The Winterhawks outshot Creemore 9-6 in the extra frame, but the Coyotes got the one that counted at 14:27 to send the series to Game 6.

Eric Peicheff made 31 saves in the overtime loss, the Winterhawks outshot Creemore 49-37 on the night.

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