CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - The Halifax Mooseheads hung on to defeat the Charlottetown Islanders 3-2 Saturday night at the Eastlink Centre.
After a scoreless opening frame, Charlottetown's Lucas Cormier lit the lamp at the 3:24 mark of the second.
Patty Kyte answered back near the midway point of the period to tie it up at 1-1 heading into the final frame.
Halifax opened strong in the third with Raphael Lavoie and Samuel Asselin both finding the back of Charlottetown's net. It was Asselin's first goal as a Moosehead.
Thomas Casey brought the Islanders within one but it wasn't enough as Halifax held on to take the 3-2 victory.
The Mooseheads are back in action next Friday when they visit the Moncton Wildcats.
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