Penalties continue to trouble Magog in back-to-back losses

Penalties continue to trouble Magog in  back-to-back losses
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After posting three wins a row, the Magog Cantonniers have stumbled a bit in the past week, as they fell in back-to-back losses on Friday and Sunday against Les Estacades Trois-Rivières and Laval-Montréal Rousseau Royal, respectively.
Both games were decided by one goal. They fell 6-5 to the fourth place Estacades, and then 4-3 against the middle of the pack Rousseau Royal. The losses put Magog in sixth place, and 12 points out of first place in the overall standings.
However, the Cantonniers fought hard in their matchup against Laval-Montréal. They came out of the first period tied 1-1, thanks to a late power play goal from Lewis Gendron. Magog went on to take the lead in the second period with a goal from Shawn Pearson.
It would be their only lead of the game, though, as the Rousseau Royal turned up the pressure and poured in three unanswered goals to take a commanding 4-2 lead at the end of the middle frame. The Cantonniers were once again bogged down by penalty trouble.
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