SUPERIOR INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
SIJHL MEDIA UPDATE
Release Date: Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016
Photo credit: Gary Moskalyk, The Chronicle-Journal
Dryden stops Thunder Bay’s win streak at 9
THUNDER BAY, Ont. – Tanner Watt tallied twice, including the game-winner, to help the Dryden GM Ice Dogs put an end to the Thunder Bay North Stars nine-game winning streak Saturday with a 4-2 victory in Superior International Junior Hockey League action at the Fort William Gardens.
After a scoreless opening period, Dryden got on the board 6:17 into thr second on a Troy Williams effort.
Nicholas Nigro tied it for Thunder Bay, via the power play, a couple shifts later as he ran a current league-ligh point streak to 11.
Kenny Turner had one of the assists for the North Stars as he now has points in 10 straight.
Watt came back with the eventual decider for the GM Ice Dogs at 16:03 of the middle session.
He then added another early in the third while Nic Noseworthy added some insurance to round out the scoring.
Ben Smaha also chipped in offensively for Dryden by doling out two assists.
The GM Ice Dogs also held the edge in shots on goal by a 30-28 count with Troy Pierce picking up the win and Riley Corbin the loss.