Joshua Ward came up big, stopping 22 of 27 shots throughout the game. The Smiths Falls Bears took the lead before the halfway point in the third on a goal from Alex Dicarlo.
Zack Pilon had a busy night with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Alex Dicarlo contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
In the first period, Boulerice opened the scoring for Ottawa with a goal at 12:35 with helpers from his linemates, Hatto and Walsh. Palmer netted a goal at 17:24 with helpers from teammates Smart and Renzi. Warywoda quickly followed with a goal at 18:28 with assists from his linemates, Todd and Richardson.
In the second, Todd put in a goal at 0:35 with helpers from Pilon and Warywoda. Cole answered for the Junior Senators with a goal at 6:45 with assists from Turner and Caruso. Pilon answered for the Bears with a goal at 9:44 with helpers from Frenkel and White.
During the third period, Todd netted a goal at 1:32 with assists from his linemates, Dicarlo and Warywoda. Rowe answered for Ottawa with a goal at 7:26 with helpers from Piche and Remer. Dicarlo answered for the Bears with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 12:02 with assists from his linemates, Todd and Warywoda.
This loss brings the Ottawa Junior Senators’ record to (0-2-0-0).