JC Lipon's two point performance leads Manitoba Moose past Laval Rocket 5-1

WINNIPEG — JC Lipon had a short-handed goal and added an assist in a three-goal second period as the Manitoba Moose downed the Laval Rocket 5-1 on Sunday in American Hockey League play.

C.J. Suess and Michael Spacek also scored in the second for Manitoba (20-24-0), the AHL affiliate of the Winnipeg Jets. Kristian Reichel and Cole Maier had the other goals for the Moose.

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Mikhail Berdin made 40 saves for the win in net.

Josh Brook's power-play goal was the only scoring for Laval (21-17-4), the minor league club for the Montreal Canadiens.

Keith Kinkaid stopped 18 shots in net for the Rocket.

Manitoba went 1 for 8 on the power play and Laval was 1 for 6 with the man advantage.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 19, 2020.

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