High Prairie erased the one goal lead early in the second, but the Flyers regained control after an Emerson Loewen snap shot scored from the point. Loewen’s goal gave the Flyers a 2-1 lead, which lasted all the way until there were just three minutes left in the game.Unfortunately, the Flyers’ limited bench caught up to them near the end of the third, and High Prairie was able to tie the game at the end of the final frame, resulting in a 2-2 final score.After their three game weekend, the Knights of Columbus will travel to Dawson Creek this weekend to compete in a tournament, which will be followed by starting their All Peace playoff run and B.C. Provincial championships. On Saturday, Feb.11, the team travelled to Grande Prairie with only ten skaters healthy enough to play. The game’s opening goal was scored by Grande Prairie, who scored the lone goal of the first period.The 1-0 lead didn’t last long in the second period, as only 90 seconds in, Elias Thompson scored Fort St. John’s first goal of the weekend, tying the game at 1-1.With only 60 seconds remaining in the second period, Grande Prairie once again took a one goal lead, which carried over into the final frame. In that third period, Thompson scored his second goal of the game, set up by Gavin Gould, tying the game at 2-2 which was the final score of Saturday’s game.- Advertisement -Sunday, Feb.12, the team travelled to High Prairie for a double-header. The Knights of Columbus’ depleted roster received reinforcements Sunday, as a couple affiliated players joined the team for their two-game-day.The team’s first game went as smoothly as a hockey game can. The Flyers scored six goals, thanks to two-goal performances from Ricky Bateman and Nolan Logan, with Thompson and Nolan Legace each scoring once for a 6-0 final. Affiliate player Bradley Dixon had a great first game as a call up, earning 3 assists in the game.Game two was a much closer tilt. Flyers affiliate player Devin Swanson’s point shot opened the scoring in the first, which was the only goal in the opening frame.Advertisement
GT Beer “Keep Your Five Alive” Competition…Defending champions West Front Road-Gold is Money will take on Tiger Bay in the feature game of tonight’s final stanza in Round of 16 action in the GT Beer “Keep Your Five Alive” Indoor Competition, which is being played at the National Gymnasium.The reigning title holders have looked a bit shaky in defence of their crown and tonight’s clash against a strong Tiger Bay unit will definitely provide a stern test and possibly give the best indication as to what shape they are in.Tiger Bay, who had been plagued by defections over the past year, have seen many of their marquee players return to the fold and could be at full strength for the all-important engagement against the champs, especially with a quarter-final spot up for grabs.In the opening encounter, Linden’s Silver Bullets square off against the experienced Back Circle side and this match-up should provide the perfect start for the night, which it is anticipated will be littered with exciting action.This game will be followed by Ol’ Skool Ballers versus Future Stars – a clash between two young teams who will be looking to produce the next star in the shorter format.The next game has all the makings of a scorcher when Albouystown, another team that have players returning to the fold, take on North East La Penitence.This could be the most entertaining game of the night, as the latter have always shown the potential to be a top contender, but discipline has been their Achilles heel; once they can curb their instincts, fans are assured of a riveting contest.Albouystown are known for their consistency and have been knocking on the door for a title and maybe this tournament is the one they get over the line.A number of exhibition matches are planned, but what is certain is that the battle for quarter-final spots will provide fireworks.Other sponsors on board are: Boom FM, Star Party Rentals, Fireside Grill N Chill, Ravi Investments and Colours Boutique.