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Mooseheads defeat Foreurs 6-2 in first home win of the season

Halifax scored four goals in the final period in Saturday night's win
File photo of Halifax Mooseheads logo.

HALIFAX - The Halifax Mooseheads won their first home game of the regular season, defeating the Val-d'Or Foreurs 6-2 on Saturday night.

The Foreurs had a good start with Julien Tessier netting a power play goal to make it 1-0 heading into the second period.

Walter Flower and Jordan Maher each responded for the Herd, scoring a pair of goals to take a 2-1 lead. Ivan Kozlov scored another late period goal for the Foreurs to tie it up at 2-2 after 40 minutes.

Flower's second tally of the evening along with Samuel Asselin's power play goal gave the Mooseheads a 4-2 lead.

Benoit Olivier-Groulx added two more to make it a 6-2 final.

On Sunday, the Mooseheads welcome the Moncton Wildcats to the Scotiabank Centre.

Make sure you tune into NEWS 95.7 at 1:30 p.m. for the pre-game show with Garreth MacDonald.


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