Sprong, Beauchemin lead Islanders to another rout of Wildcats
In the final meeting of the season between the Charlottetown Islanders and the Moncton Wildcats, it was yet another pounding.
Daniel Sprong scored four goals and added three assists, while his linemate Francois Beauchemin had three goals and four assists in a 12-3 Islanders win.
Sprong now has 50 points in 26 games (30 goals, 20 assists).
Beauchemin now has 94 points (43 goals, 51 assists), and is third in points in the league.
Other goal scorers for the Islanders were Alex Dostie (2), Keith Getson, Guillaume Brisebois and Chris Chaddock.
Adam Marsh had three assists. Nicolas Meloche and Carl Neill had two assists each.
Mark Grametbauer was in goal for the Islanders and picked up the win.
Derek Dicaire (2) and Anthony Wojcik scored for the Wildcats in the loss.
The Islanders held a 5-0 lead after the first period and 9-1 after the second period.
The final shots on goal were 39-30, in favour of Charlottetown.
With the win, the Islanders now have 91 points on the season, which is tied for the most ever in franchise history.
The Islanders also passed the past record of most goals scored in a regular season by 5. They now have 283, which is the most in the league by 16.
This is the Islanders 9th win in a row, which is a new high for an Islanders team. The 2003-2004 PEI Rocket team won 10 in a row.
The next game for the Islanders is Friday when they travel to Saint John to take on the league’s top team, the Sea Dogs. There will be four buses of Islanders fans heading over for the game.
The Sea Dogs currently sit three points ahead of the Islanders for the Maritime Division lead, and the league lead.