Essex and Lakeshore Earn Playoff Wins
Essex and Lakeshore were both winners Friday night in the Provincial Junior Hockey League playoffs.
The 73's opened their series with Mooretown by posting a 5-1 win.
Eric Shaw had two goals and an assist in the Game One victory.
Tyler Ryan made 21 saves for the 73's.
Eric Shaw of the Essex 73's fends off two defenders from the Mooretown Flags. February 3rd, 2017 (Photo courtesy of Laurie Beaten)
JJ Percy scored 3:31 into overtime as the Lakeshore Canadiens topped Petrolia 5-4.
The game was sent to overtime after Jake Nimmo scored with just 7 seconds left in regulation.
Kyle Carter had a goal and three assists, including one on the game-tying and game winning goals.
Lakeshore leads the series 2-0.
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