Caps shutout Crushers on the road

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Newcomer Harrison Wood battles with his former teammate, Brad Power, over a loose puck in the slot. Wood was dealt to the Crushers on Monday, after spending three seasons with the Capitals. 

The Summerside Western Capitals blanked the Pictou County Weeks Crushers 3-0 Saturday night in Summerside, the first time the Crushers have been shutout this season.

After a scoreless first period, Thomas Stavert opened the scoring at 2:59 of the second to give the Western Capitals a 1-0 lead.

Malik Johnson (powerplay) scored at the 2:00 mark of the third to extend the lead to 2-0. Cavan Fitzgerald (shorthanded, empty net) rounded out the scoring at 19:16.

Summerside went 1 for 3 on the powerplay while Pictou County went 0 for 3.

Simon-Pier Chamberland stopped all 37 shots for the shutout win while Brandon Thibeau stopped 35 of 37 shots in the loss.

Geographic location: Summerside, Pictou County

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