Cyclones demolish Greys, lose to Hurricanes
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Nov 10, 2010  |  Vote 0    0

Cyclones demolish Greys, lose to Hurricanes

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All it took was 135 seconds.After struggling to score at even-strength the two previous weekends, the Listowel Cyclones needed just over two minutes to score twice 5-on-5 against the Owen Sound Greys.The Bobby Cook and Jordan Turcotte markers also chased Greys netminder Michael Destro after making zero saves."Two goals coming in the first two minutes of the game, it was smooth sailing from there," noted defenceman Jordan Leyser.Listowel added three more on backup Domingo Torrenueva for a 5-1 first period lead that translated to a 6-2 win on Friday, Nov. 5.Joel Bowman scored two on the power play, his fifth and sixth on the season, and came very close to completing the hat trick.David Dalby set up Brett McGuinness for a pair of late first-period goals, the latter on a 2-on-1 shorthanded rush."I thought we had a pretty strong game versus Owen Sound with a very good first period," Leyser said.Goalie Brian Hainsworth made 24 saves, was beaten by Matt Drake in the first and a Nick Pope back hand with 11.5 seconds left in the second, but picked up his fourth win of the season.The following night in Guelph against the first-place Hurricanes, the Cyclones could only muster a duo of power-play markers in a 5-2 defeat.Tanner Simpson and Cook scored, with Nic MacEachern, Brandon Stewart, Martin Kudla, Erik Belanger and Mark Bell replying for Guelph.The teams were knotted 1-1 at the first intermission, then the Hurricanes took over with three in the middle stanza."We only had two power-play goals that game and no even strength," Leyser said. "We have been struggling to score goals 5-on-5."

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