Barnaby edges McCoys over Welland

165px-Dundas_Real_McCoysMatthew Barnaby’s first goal of the 2013-14 Allan Cup Hockey season was the margin of victory as the Dundas Real McCoys edged Welland Whalers 7-6 on Friday (Jan. 10) in the JL Grightmire Arena.

Barnaby also set up two of the Dundas goals, while Nick Smith recorded a four-point night with a goal and three assists. Ryan Christie, Cam Watson, Dave Bowman, and Simon Mangos added a goal and an assist each for the McCoys. Steve Hurst added another goal while Joe Koudys set up two the Dundas scoring plays. Chris Downey and Mike Cordi scored twice for Welland with Drake Lynds and John Williamson adding single goals.

The victory coupled with Brantford Blast’s 3-2 loss to the Stoney Creek Generals leaves Dundas in second place with 22 points, one behind Brantford and four in front of third place Whitby Dunlops.

The next action for Dundas is Friday (Jan. 17) when they play the Blast in the Brantford Community Centre at 7:30 p.m.

2014 Allan Cup Tournament packages for all 11 tournament games in April are now available for $200 each. The tournament packages are available at the arena box office on game nights, and at Com/Choice Realty, 179 King Street West in Dundas.