The Pilots (1-0) started off the 2021-22 regular season on a positive note Wednesday night, defeating the Grosse Pointe South Blue Devils, 5-1, at Mount Clemens Ice Arena.
The Purple and Gold led 3-0 before the Blue Devils got on the scoreboard for the first time of the night, with a goal at the 11:53 mark in the second period.
Senior Robert Vanderdonck recorded a goal and an assist, senior Jake Gangola had two assists and senior Andrew Parmentier stopped 26-of-27 shots in the contest. Additionally, senior Jacob Lawrence and sophomore Keegan James each finished with a goal in their De La Salle debuts.
Next up for the Pilots is a matchup with Grosse Pointe North. Puck is set to drop Friday at 5:45 p.m. at Fraser Hockeyland.