The River Rats’ goaltender, Josh MacLeod, who presently leads the league in minutes played with 1,055, stopped 13 of the 16 shots he faced. The River Rats fired 41 shots at the Colts’ net. MacLeod has a save percentage of .890 to date this season and a goals against average of 3.64.
The River Rats will start 2017 with four of their first five games on home ice. The first game of the 2017 season is an away match when they travel to take on the Metro Jaguars on Jan. 6. The Jaguars are a team they will play three times in the month of January and they are a team that the River Rats currently lead by nine points in the race to secure first place in the Nova Scotia Regional Junior Hockey League.
On Jan. 8, the River Rats host the Bedford Wolverines at 7 p.m. On Jan. 14 and Jan. 15, the River Rats will host the Metro Jaguars and Spryfield Attack.
The puck sneaks past the Colts’ goaltender while Samuel Plourde skates past during the game against the River Rats on Dec. 18 in Windsor. He scored once during the River Rats’ 9-3 victory.