LEVESQUE SCORES TWICE, HAT TRICKS FALL TO WOLVES ON THE ROAD
WATERTOWN, NY – The Danbury Hat Tricks (16-9-2, 46 pts) fell 6-3 to the Watertown Wolves (22-3-0, 64 pts) on the road Wednesday night.
Danbury had the better start on Wednesday, jumping on Watertown with Nicola Levesque’s sixth of the season at 2:06 of the first. However, the Hat Tricks couldn’t seize the momentum from the early tally.
Watertown answered 43 seconds after and took the lead soon after that at 9:31. Danbury trailed for just over two minutes before Levesque scored his second of the night.
It is the second-straight multi-goal game for Levesque, who has now played six games this season.
The Hat Tricks went to the first intermission trailing 3-2. Each team netted a goal in the second, including Cory Anderson’s short-handed goal for his 18th of the season.
After heading into the third period trailing 4-3, the Hat Tricks went to a power play at 6:08.
During the power play, Watertown’s Justin MacDonald scored short-handed at 7:54 to make it 5-3. Just 1:42 after that, Yannick Tifu added insurance for Watertown, increasing their lead to 6-3.
Danbury could not muster any more offense and dropped the contest 6-3.
Watertown has now won 13-straight games as the two teams head to Danbury to complete a home-and-home on Friday.