The Ottawa Jr. Senators showed why they’re one of the top junior 'A' hockey teams in Canada, scoring a 5-2 Thursday night win over the Colts, at the Ed Lumley Arena.
The Jr. Senators came into the game sixth overall in the country and now own a record of 35-6-1-2 (73 points).
JD Pogue (14) and Keegan Mulhearn (12) each had a goal for the Colts.
The Jr. Sens outshot the Colts 33-26, with Michael Carr taking the loss.
Cornwall's record drops to 22-16-4-1 (49 points), leaving them in a tie for fourth in the CCHL standings.
Hardest Working Colts Player honours went to the newest Colts defenceman, Alex Wilkins. Three Stars were first Finn Evans (OTT), second Owen Guy (OTT), and third Keegan Mulhearn (COR).
Next game is scheduled for tonight (Jan. 12) on the road against the Brockville Braves, at 7:30 p.m.
The Colts next home game is set for Thursday, January 18, when the team is slated to host the Pembroke Lumber Kings. Staff and students from CCVS will be honoured. Game time is 7:30 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).
– files from David Murphy