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Lavoie helps Mooseheads keep win streak alive in 3-2 OT win over Islanders

The Mooseheads extended their win streak to seven on Friday night
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The Halifax Mooseheads and the Charlottetown Islanders in action at the Eastlink Centre on January 12, 2018. (Garreth MacDonald)

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Raphael Lavoie was the hero on Friday night, scoring twice, including the game winner, to help give the Halifax Mooseheads a 3-2 overtime win over the Charlottetown Islanders.

Both teams found themselves in a bit of a stalemate during the first two periods, with neither finding the back eachother's net. During that time, Charlottetown out shot Halifax 27-19.

The Mooseheads ended the scoring drought early in the third period, with Lavoie scored his 17th of the season at the 2:40 mark. Cameron Askew tied it up for Charlottetown a short while later, with Keith Getson giving the Islanders their first lead of the game at the 17:50 mark.

Jake Ryczek tied things up for Halifax with less than a minute left in the third, forcing overtime where Lavoie scored the game winner to make it a 3-2 for the Mooseheads. 

On Saturday, the Herd head over to Moncton to take on the Wildcats. 

Make sure you tune into NEWS 95.7 for all your play-by-play action with Garreth MacDonald.




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