Day one of the 2018 Dudley-Hewitt Cup is wrapped up and the Dryden GM Ice Dogs are off to a good start.
Following the opening ceremonies, the Dogs took to the ice against the Wellington Dukes where goaltender Landon Pavlisin made 38 saves to help his team to a 4-1 win over the Ontario Junior Hockey League team.
Dryden's Woody Galbraith opened the scoring 13:30 into the first period on the power play assisted by Trey Palermo and Kris Hamlin.
The second period saw no scoring, but the third saw plenty of action.
Eric Stout opened the third, getting the puck to the back of the net 1:00 in. Kris Hamlin followed at 6:04 with another making the score 3-0. Daniel Panetta of Wellington finally got by Pavlisin getting the Dukes' first goal of the game at 8:58.
Conner Mowatt sealed the deal for Dryden on an empty netter with one second to go.
Round robin play resumes today as Wellington (0-1) meets the Thunder Bay North Stars (SIJHL) (1-0) at 2:30 p.m.
Dryden (1-0) takes on the Cochrane Crunch (NOJHL) (0-1) at 7:30 p.m. CT/8:30 p.m. ET.
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