The Char-Lan junior ‘B’ Rebels won on the road Friday night, edging the Embrun Panthers 2-1 in overtime, for their lone win in three tries last week.
Noah Konink notched the game-winner 3:43 into the extra session, assisted by Owen Carter and Joseph Samson.
Konink, along with Isaac Testani, assisted on a second-period marker by Samson, which at the time gave the Rebels a 1-0 lead. The Panthers tied the contest in the early stages of the third frame.
Ceili Picard made 40 saves in net to record the victory.
The win was flanked by a pair of home-ice losses.
On Tuesday, the Winchester Hawks visited the Char-Lan Rec. Centre for a make-up date. The Rebs lost 5-3, with Matthew Varnovitski scoring twice and Testani once. Assists went to Liam MacDonald (2), Jacob Esdale, Alexandre Elie, and Hunter MacPherson.
Saturday evening saw the Ottawa Jr. Canadians steamroll the Rebels 5-1. Elie Scored the Char-Lan goal, set up by Griffin Patterson and MacDonald.
The Rebs enter this week with a record of 14-15-2 for sixth place in the CCHL2 Martin Division. Three games are on tap for the boys: Thursday night in Casselman, Saturday on home ice hosting Brockville at 8 p.m., and Sunday afternoon in Richmond.
A three-game win streak came to an end on Thursday night, as the Char-Lan Rebels dropped a 7-3 road decision to the Ottawa West Golden Knights.
The December 12 CCHL2 contest saw Isaac Testani notch two points, with a goal and an assist. It was his seventh straight game with a marker.
The third game of the win streak came on December 8, when the Rebs topped the Whitewater Kings 2-1 in overtime. Joseph Samson Potter the OT winner. Testani had the regulation tally.
For the week ending December 10, Char-Lan defenceman Noah Konink was named the league’s third star. He racked up two goals and two assists during the Rebs’ win streak. The Long Sault native has 15 points on the season.
Char-Lan’s junior ‘B’ hockey team has a new defenceman, recently inking Noah Konink, a 20-year-old Long Sault native.
The former CCHL Cornwall Colt blueliner was signed by the Rebs on October 16.
In the 2016-17 season with the Colts, his last in Cornwall, Konink notched 13 points in 43 regular-season games. He also chalked up 28 penalty minutes. He added 2 points in 7 playoff matches that season.
The 5 ft. 11 in., 154 lb. D-man is slated to be in Char-Lan’s lineup this weekend, when the club is scheduled to host back-to-back contests at the Char-Lan Rec. Centre, in Williamstown.
On Saturday, starting at 8 p.m., the Rebs will take on the Renfrew Timberwolves, and on Saturday, beginning at 3:30 p.m., the boys will entertain the Perth Blue Wings.
In other recent roster moves, Char-Lan released defenceman Campbell Craig and goaltender Dawson Irving. The team also signed, as affiliated players, forward Cuyler Molinaro and goaltender Kamden Sabourin.