Wellington blows out Orangeville, 5-2

The Wellington Dukes had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-2 win over the Orangeville Flyers.

Wellington was sparked by Erick Delaurentis, who finished with one goal. Delaurentis scored 17:18 into the first period to make the score 3-1 Wellington. Steven Deeg assisted on the tally.

The Dukes’ penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on four Orangeville power plays. Wellington’s offense rang up 37 shots on Orangeville’s net. The Dukes could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 24 minutes in penalties during the game.

Wellington also got points from Luc Brown, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Wellington also got a goal from Joe McKeown as well. More assists for Wellington came via Chad Thibodeau, Parker Wood, Mike Soucier, Josh Supryka, Abbot Girduckis, Andrew McCann, and Maurizio Colella, who contributed one a piece.

The Flyers’ penalty killing units received substantial work throughout the game as Orangeville finished with 38 penalty minutes.

The Flyers were helped by Connor Stack, who tallied one goal. Stack scored 19:14 into the second period to make the score 4-2 Wellington. Lucas Smilsky picked up the assist. Devon Gillham also scored for Orangeville. In addition, Orangeville received assists from Austin Rigney, who had one.

Tyson Teichmann recorded 18 saves for Wellington. The Dukes registered two goals on eight power play opportunities. Orangeville’s Taylor Welsh stopped 32 shots out of the 37 that he faced.