Windsor tops Acadia at CIS men's hockey championship
Alberta takes down Carleton
Richard Cameron had a goal and an assist as the No. 3 Windsor Lancers topped No. 2 Acadia 4-2 in the CIS men's hockey championship on Thursday.
Kenny Bradford, Mike Christou, and Drew Palmer also scored for Windsor (1-0), while Spencer Pommells and Saverio Posa contributed two assists apiece.
Mike Cazzola and Liam Heelis each scored one and assisted on another for Acadia (0-1), and Evan Mosher shouldered the loss after stopping 24-of-28 shots on net.
Lancers goaltender Parker van Buskirk made 25 saves for the win.
Acadia led 1-0 after a goal from Cazzola at 1:19 of the first period. Cameron tied it up at 16:52.
Heelis' goal at 1:43 of the second gave the Axemen a 2-1 lead, but Windsor replied with three unanswered goals — including two power-play goals — to seal the win.
Earlier, top-seeded Alberta used a three-goal first period en route to a 3-2 victory over No. 6 Carleton.
Travis Toomey, T.J. Foster and Rowley Jordan scored for the Golden Bears (1-0), who outshot the Ravens 41-17.
Joe Pleckaitis scored a power-play goal at 14:40 of the first period for Carleton (0-1), and Damian Cross rounded out the Ravens offence with another power-play goal at 17:21 of the third.
Kurtis Mucha picked up the win with 15 saves, while Carleton's Francis Dupuis stopped 38 shots.