November 7, 2018 9:48 am

Peterborough Petes’ Cermak notches pair in loss to Kitchener Rangers

The Kitchener Rangers edged the Peterborough Petes 5-3 in OHL action in Peterborough on Tuesday night.

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Czech import Erik Cermak had a career night, scoring two goals and an assist, but it wasn’t enough as his Peterborough Petes dropped a 5-3 decision to the visiting Kitchener Rangers on Tuesday.

With the loss, the Petes fall to 11-8. The Rangers snapped their three-game losing skid to reach the .500 mark at 8-8-2.

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Cermak’s goals were his second and third of the season and he assisted on Chris Paquette’s 11th goal.¬†Paquette added an assist in the loss as did Liam Kirk, Jake Partridge, Declan Chisholm and Adam Timleck. Peterborough outshot the Rangers 43-25.

The Petes were 2-for-4 on the power play. Hunter Jones stopped 20 of 25 shots in the loss.

The Petes’ next game is Saturday when they host the Hamilton Bulldogs at 7:05 p.m. at the Peterborough Memorial Centre.

 

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