The Carleton Place Canadians Tier 2 hockey club fell to 0-2 on the road this season, falling 4-1 to the Embrun Panthers. The Panthers are new to the league this season as well. Embrun previously played in the National Capital Junior Hockey League, where they had won 6 of the last 9 championships. The Panthers improve to 2-1-1 with the victory, and the Canadians drop to 3-3.
The Canadians offense was held to a single goal for the first time this season. Adam Desjardins tied the game up in the 1st period on an assist from Aiden Parnell.
After a scoreless 2nd period the teams were tied at 1 heading into the third. Noah Haymes scored shorthanded 5 seconds into the final period. A goal from Joey Larcher and an empty netter sealed the game for the home side, 4-1 final.
Vincent Bujold-Roux made 35 saves in net for the Canadians. Embrun out shot Carleton Place 39-27.
The Canadians are back at home on Tuesday night to take on the Whitewater Kings (2-0). The game is scheduled to start at 7:30.