Squirts 1: On Saturday, the Gateway Ice Wolves were handed the first loss of the season (4-3) after winning their first seven games. After trailing by 3 goals going into the second period, Tyler Lovendale provided a spark after being moved up to forward, but the comeback fell short by a goal. On Sunday, the Wolves got back on track, winning 9-0. Chris Gauvin was in net and earned the shutout for the Ice Wolves. Leading the scoring was Robert Maloney with 4 goals. The win moves the Ice Wolves to 8-1 overall.
Squirts 2: The Gateway Squirt C2 team faced the Lower Cape Coyotes in Orleans Saturday, pulling off a 6-0 victory. The win was Goalie Alex DeMarco’s first shut out of the season. This was a great team effort with goals by Ben DeMoranville, Danny Flynn, Christopher Gauvin, Robert Maloney and Thomas Galavotti.
Pee Wees: The Pee Wee team opened the season with a hard-fought loss on the road. After getting out to a 1-0 lead, the YD team drew several penalties, scoring on a number of them, and the Pee Wees never recovered in the 4-0 defeat. The Pee Wee team avenged that loss the next day, winning their home opener with a dominant performance at both ends of the ice, shutting down Lower Cape 6-1. The line of Zach Lovendale, Nick Snow and Matt Maloney tallied five goals with Lovendale securing a hat trick.
Bantams: The Bantams took on Hanover Saturday night battling to a 3-3 tie. Hanover scored two quick goals before Mat St. John scored for Gateway late in the first. In the final period, and with Hanover leading 3-2, Goalie Chase Cunningham was pulled to add another forward and John Kelso tied it up. On Sunday, the boys suffered a 3-1 loss to Pembroke. Gateway took the lead early with a goal by Mat St. John, but Pembroke tied it and an interference against Gateway lead to a penalty shot and goal in the third, putting Pemboke up 2-1. An empty net goal capped Pembroke’s 3-1 win.