The Sudbury Wolves wrapped up their busy 3-in-3 weekend Sunday night in Oshawa as they faced the Eastern Conference leading Generals. The Wolves ultimately fell 4-2 to the Generals with Macauley Carson and C.J. Yakimowicz picking up the goals for the Wolves.
The teams played to a scoreless first period. Both teams had a number of chances, but neither could bury a goal. The Generals led shots on goal 16 -10 after the first.
In the second, the Generals got off to a quick start scoring just 18 seconds into the period. The puck came off the stick of Sullivan Sparkes. Macauley Carson tied up the game 14 minutes into the period. Aiden Jamieson picked up the assist on the goal. Mitchell Vande Sompel gave the Generals back their lead with a minute and a half left in the second. The Generals continued to lead shots on goal after two 32-22.
Drake Pilon received a 5 minute major for a blindside hit to Robbie Burt early in the third period. The Generals scored a goal on the powerplay from Anthony Cirelli to give them a 3-1 lead. With two minute remaining, the Generals extended their lead to 4-1 on an empty net goal off the faceoff. The Wolves weren’t ready to surrender as C.J. Yakimowicz brought the Wolves within two. That was as close as the Wolves came as they fell 4-2 to the Generals. Final shots on goal were 46 to 26 for the Generals.
The Wolves will look to get back in the win column Thursday night when they visit the Barrie Colts at 7:30pm.