Cougars Panthers Pre-Season Game


Photo by Jeff Morrison ISN

ESQUIMALT, B.C. – The Victoria Cougars scored once in each period to defeat the Peninsula Panthers 3-1 in preseason action on Sunday afternoon.

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Photo by Jeff Morrison ISN

James Scott, Nathan Looysen, and Ryan Carson tallied for Victoria who went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Replying for the Panthers was Ben Dawson.

Anthony Ciurro made 12-of-13 saves during the first half of the game while Sean Wendlandt turned aside all eight shots he faced over the final 30 minutes.

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Photo by Jeff Morrison ISN

Absorbing the loss was Alex Olson who made 32 saves.

Peninsula, who finished the preseason with a 0-3-0-0 record, went 0-for-4 on the power play.


The Cougars went 1-0-0-0 in their only preseason game.

With the preseason in the books, Victoria now prepares for its season and home opener set for Thursday, September 10 against the Kerry Park Islanders.

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