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Kingston earns first victory of RBC Cup, defeating Summerside 7-5

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VICTORIA, B.C. - Mike Farrell scored two of his three goals in a wild third period and the Kingston Voyageurs beat the Summerside Western Capitals 7-5 in round-robin action at the 2009 RBC Cup.

Ontario-based Kingston improved to 1-1 at the national tier II Junior A hockey championship, while Summerside fell to 0-2.

The game featured nine goals in the third period after Kingston after a scoreless first and just three goals in the second. Kingston led 2-1 after 40 minutes.

Jarrett Burton, Ben Power, Dustin Walsh and Anthony Geldart also scored for Kingston. Geldart's goal was his first in 79 appearances this season, including regular season and playoff games.

Mitchell Latchford and Kevin Christmas added three assists each.

Mike MacIsaac led Prince Edward Island-based Summerside with a goal and two assists. Josh McKinnon, Brett Gallant, Daniel Whelan and Nathan Snowie also scored.

Kingston goaltender Shawn Sirman was the difference for much of the game for the Central Region champions, turning aside 45 shots overall.

Alex Dupuis stopped 21 shots for Summerside, the Eastern Region champions.

Defending champion Humboldt, Sask., met Vernon, B.C., later Monday in a battle of undefeated teams. The Junior A powers have six national titles between them.

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