A bad second period spelled doom for the Dukes.
Cobourg scored 4 times in the middle frame while skating to a 7-5 win over Wellington. Assistant Coach Derek Smith says they took too much time off in the game.
Smith says teams are tightening up as the playoffs approach.
Ben Evans scored twice for Wellington as they lose for the 4th time in 5 games. Andrew Rinaldi, Dawson Ellis and Mitchell Martan added singles. Colin Doyle had 2 assists.
The Dukes are off until Feburary 16th when they host Pickering.
Tonight the Trenton Golden Hawks have an unscheduled make-up game with the Panthers. The puck drops at 8 at the Dunc McDonald Community Gardens.