Monday, September 05, 2005

Whalers fall in Windsor Monday afternoon

Cory Tanaka sniped a pair for the Whalers on Monday

The Plymouth Whalers fell to the Windsor Spitfires, 7-5, on the road this afternoon at Windsor Arena in OHL pre-season action.

Andrew Fournier staked the Whalers to a 1-0 lead 2:08 into the opening period before Windsor scored three unanswered goals to make it 3-1 midway through the second period.

Rookie Chris Terry and Nashville prospect Vaclav Meidl tied it for Plymouth as the Whalers skated into the second intermission tied at 3-all.

Windsor then scored two goals in a three-second span in the first minute of the third period before Cory Tanaka added a pair to close out the scoring, but not before the Spitfires had tallied two more.

Justin Garay started in net for Plymouth before being relieved by Jeremy Smith, who suffered the defeat. Smith came in after Garay was ejected amidst a line brawl in the middle stanza.

Next up for the Whalers is a game in Sarnia on Friday before returning home Saturday to host Sarnia at 3:30 pm.

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