At the next family gathering, Cam Owens is going to have all the bragging rights. With a goal in the second period of Wilmington's 4-0 win at Stoneham on Wednesday, Owens broke the school scoring record of 135 points which was set by his older brother Justin Vallas in 1999.
With the Wildcats (12-2-0) up 1-0 at 8:53 in the second, Owens fired a shot that trickled through the five hole of the Stoneham goalie for his 136th point.
"He has a sixth sense about hockey. He has good hands, is deceptively fast and always rises to the occasion," said Wilmington coach Steve Scanlon about Owens who is a senior center.
Owens got his first chance to play for Wilmington when he was a freshman thanks to another brother. When Andy Owens had to miss a few games due to mono, Cam was called up from the junior varsity team and made an intimidate impact scoring 14 goals in his first 15 games as a freshman.
"Cam jumped on the scene and we knew we had something special," said Scanlon.
Brian Pickett, Cody McGowan, and Cam Collins also scored in Wednesday's win for No. 14 Wilmington.
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