Monday, March 27, 2006

Whalers take 2-0 lead on Spitfires

The Plymouth Whalers took a 2-0 series lead on the Windsor Spitfires with a 4-2 win Sunday night in Windsor.

Plymouth won 7-4 on Saturday night at the Compuware Sports Arena.

Sunday night, Ryan McGinnis’ power-play goal with 41 seconds remaining in the second period snapped a 2-2 tie. Tom Sestito, Andrew Fournier and Evan Brophey scored the other Plymouth goals while Whalers' goaltender Justin Peters made 28 saves in goal.

Saturday night, Brophey (two goals, assist), Joe McCann (goal, two assists) and John Armstrong (goal, two assists) led the Whalers’ attack with three-point nights. Captain John Vigilante, James Neal and Chris Terry added single goals for the Whalers while Peters stopped 35 shots for the victory.

Game 3 is Tuesday night in Plymouth.

Armstrong photo by Walt Dmoch.

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