Reps set the pace, defeat Rebels 4-1
It’s never easy to rebound from a showcase-opening loss, but the Mississauga Reps have done so without too much trouble.
The GTHL Finalists blitzed TPH Hockey by a score of 6-2 on Wednesday before carrying the play against the cross-town rival Mississauga Rebels, outshooting them 45-17 in a 4-1 victory.
Devlin O’Brien (3), Aidan Hughes (3) and Davis Young (1) each had a goal and an assist as the Reps improved to 2-1-0 in the round robin.
“Losing that first one hurt, but I thought we played pretty well and we didn’t want to get away from our process,” said O’Brien post-game. “We’re here to win and I think we executed well as a team today. We played the Rebels a few times during the season so we came in prepared.”
Sebastian Tamburro (1) also scored for the Reps while goaltender Tristan Lennox stopped 16 of 17 shots.
Rebels netminder Tyler Albuquerque made 41 saves in defeat.
The Reps close out their round robin schedule on Friday at 1:45pm against the Mississauga Senators. The Rebels return to action on Friday at 12:00pm against TPH Hockey.
PLAYER OF THE GAME:
Reps – Devlin O’Brien (1G, 1A)
Rebels – Rory Kerins
Davis Young scores the game-winning goal for the Reps.