Whalers blanked by Sudbury Wolves, 1-0

Published On: Jan 18 2014 12:59:09 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 17 2014 10:06:05 PM EST

Nicholas Baptiste’s goal at 7:01 of the first period was enough for the Sudbury Wolves to defeat the Plymouth Whalers, 1-0, in an Ontario Hockey League game played Friday evening before 2,596 at Compuware Arena.

Sudbury is 25-10-3-4. Plymouth is now 16-22-0-5.

Sudbury goaltender Franky Palazzese stopped all 34 shots he faced to record his fifth shutout of the season. Plymouth goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic was nearly as good, stopping 34-of-35 shots.

The Whalers – celebrating Military Appreciation Weekend – wore specially designed camouflage jerseys.

The last 1-0 game played at Compuware Arena came on Oct. 25, 2008 when the Windsor Spitfires defeated Plymouth, 1-0 on a Taylor Hall goal at 13:10 of the second period.

Plymouth continues at home on Saturday at 7:05 pm against Windsor (6:50 p.m., 88.1FM WSDP; 7 p.m., CN-900). Continuing with the Military Appreciation Weekend, World War II Veteran Frank Rogers of Westland (91-years-young) will be dropping the puck in a ceremonial face-off before the game.

The Whalers also host Saginaw on Monday afternoon at 2:05 pm at Compuware Arena (2 p.m., CN-900).

Whalers in their special camouflage jerseys for Military Appreciation Weekend -- Photo credit Pete Krupsky


The views expressed below are not those of Click On Detroit, WDIV, or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus