CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – The Charlottetown Islanders downed the Acadie-Bathurst Titan Monday night in game two of the best-of-five playoff series between the Maritime rivals. The Titan fell 5-1 at the Eastlink Centre in what marked their second loss in as many days to the Islanders. Charlottetown is now leading the series 2-0.
The first period remained scoreless for the majority of the frame, until Brett Budgell scored their first goal of the night at 15:29 on the powerplay to take the lead. Charlottetown then pulled away with three more goals in the second period from Zachary Roy at 4:19, Patrick Guay at 7:18 and Budgell again at 8:36 to take a 4-0 lead over the Titan.
Guay went on to score their fifth and final goal of the night at 3:21 in the third period, while Acadie-Bathurst’s Ben Allison netted the visitors first and only goal of the night at 14:12 on the man advantage.
The series shifts to Bathurst for game three on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the K.C. Irving Regional Centre. Tickets for round two will be open to the general public Tuesday online and at the box office starting at 11 a.m. We’re asking our amazing fans to wear red during Thursday’s game for our See Red/Wear Red initiative and paint the rink red in support of your Titan!