Cornwall Nationals win at home; attendance hits season low

In this provided photo, Maxime Guyon scores on the Watertown Wolves goalie Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at the Ed Lumley Arena in Cornwall, Ont. The Nationals snapped a four game losing skid with the 7-3 win over the Wolves. (Cornwall Nationals via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – The Cornwall Nationals snapped a four game losing skid Saturday night with a 7-3 win over the visiting Watertown Wolves.

MJ Graham had a pair of goals. Maxime Guyon, Brandon Vuic, Jakob Smith, Ahmed Mahfouz and Yan Dumontier all added singles.

But there weren’t many people in the stands for the game – 502 were at the Ed Lumley Arena, the lowest reported attendance for a home game so far this season.

It’s only the second time this season crowd numbers have dipped below 600. The last time was on Dec. 2 when 532 people were for another Nationals-Wolves game at the Ed.

The Cornwall Nationals are now second in the Federal Hockey League standings with a record of 16-11-0-0-2 – 19 points back of Port Huron.

Cornwall is back on the road Friday (Feb. 9) when they head to North Carolina for a three game tilt with the Thunderbirds.

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