Darren Kramer and Pat Rowan each scored three goals and added four assists as the hometown Falher Pirates routed the winless High Prairie Regals 12-3 Thursday night.
HP started well, scoring two short-handed goals in 14 seconds off the sticks of Mitch Price and Ira Gladue in the third minute, after Tyrel Laderoute was given an interference minor. The Regals led 2-0.
After, that it was all downhill. FAL rattled off five straight goals and led 5-2; it was 5-3 after one period.
FAL added four unanswered goals in the second period and three more in the third.
Darren Brohcu added two goals for FAL, while singles came from Dallas Brochu – he also added four assists – Jeff Chalifoux, Kevin Monfette and Coltin Sandboe.
Brandon McNabb scored HP’s other goal on a late first period power play as HP went 1-for-7 on the PP.
Kramer and Monfette scored PPGs for FAL, who were successful in two of eight chances.
FAL has now won all four meetings with HP this season, 12-3 and 6-5 at home and 10-4 and 7-4 in HP.
FAL has won 16 straight over HP in FAL since Dec. 18, 2010 and each game has been by at least three goals, except the earlier game this season. Twelve of the 16 wins have been by at least five goals.
FAL [9-3-0-1] now leads second place Grimshaw by eight points in the East Division, while HP remains winless at 0-11-1-1.
Regals 3 at Pirates 12
Thu., Dec. 20
1. HP, Mitch Price 2 (unassisted) 3:38 (sh)
2. HP, Ira Gladue 6 (unassisted) 3:52 (sh)
3. FAL, Darren Kramer 15 (Pat Rowan, Coltin Sandboe) 9:25
4. FAL, Jeff Chalifoux 5 (Kevin Radford, Rollie Gladue) 13:28
5. FAL, Darren Brochu 3 (Trevor Tokarz, Dan Aubin) 14:08
6. FAL, Coltin Sandboe 1 (Darren Kramer, Pat Rowan) 14:28
7. FAL, Pat Rowan 12 (Darren Kramer, Dallas Brochu) 14:50
8. HP, Brandon McNabb 1 (Chris LeGresley, Lawrence Anderson) 18:43 (pp)
Penalties: Tyrel Laderoute HP (interference) 3:13, Hector Lamouche HP (tripping) 10:10, Mitch Price HP (tripping) 10:54, Trevor Tokarz FAL (interference) 16:38, Coltin Sandboe FAL (slashing) 17:35.
9. FAL, Pat Rowan 13 (Darren Brochu) 13:12
10. FAL, Dallas Brochu 17 (Jeff Chalifoux) 13:32
11. FAL, Darren Kramer 16 (Pat Rowan, Dallas Brochu) 15:05
12. FAL, Darren Kramer 17 (Pat Rowan, Dan Aubin) 17:27 (pp)
Penalties: Ross Cowell HP (interference) 3:10, Kevin Radford FAL (cross-checking) 8:07, Taylor Cote FAL (check to the head minor, misconduct) 12:14, Mitch Price HP (hooking) 12:30, Brendan Cunningham HP (charging) 15:36, Lawrence Anderson HP (high-sticking) 16:49, Jay Anderson FAL (holding) 18:03, Darren Kramer FAL (unsportsmanlike) 19:17.
13. FAL, Kevin Monfette 2 (Darren Kramer, Dallas Brochu) 15:00 (pp)
14. FAL, Darren Brochu 4 (Jeff Chalifoux, Taylor Cote) 116:05
15. FAL, Pat Rowan 14 (Darren Kramer, Dallas Brochu) 19:07
Penalties: Jeff Chalifoux FAL (hooking) 7:22, Brendan Cunningham HP (roughing) 13:34, Brendan Cunningham HP (misconduct) 16:33.
Shots on goal:
High Prairie 7 10 10 -27
Falher 18 22 18 -58 Goaltenders: Regals, Matt MacMinn (Tyler Lind in at 13:32 of second period); Pirates, Dyson Loewen.
Power Plays: HP 1-7; FAL 2-8.
Penalties in Minutes: HP 26; FAL 24.