CALGARY CANUCKS WIN IN FIFTY SECOND OVER TIME
The Calgary Canucks defeat the Canmore Eagles in a fifty second over time, thanks to Canucks’ own star of the night #9, Ben Assad, who shot the winning goal. The game ended 3-2 with a total of 33 shots by the Eagles and 22 by the Canucks.
The first period started off rough, with plenty of penalties to go around but it wasn’t enough to hold the Canucks back. The Canucks took the lead in the first with a great shot by Canucks’ Assistant Captain #26 Nolan Carothers, who was assisted by #22, Josh Giacomin and #15, Reed Morison. Ending the first period with high intentions from the Canucks for the rest of the game.
Going into the second, the Eagles were ready to fight hard, with a comeback goal 1:18 into the period, followed by two penalties against the Canucks.
The third period, full of excitement, saw goals from both teams, the Eagles at 1:17 followed by the Canucks at 9:31, bringing the score at the end of third period to 2-2, leading into overtime.
The final, and game-winning goal, was within fifty seconds of overtime scored by, Canuck’s star of the night, Ben Assad securing a win for the Calgary Canucks.
CALGARY CANUCKS WIN BY ONE IN A BATTLE AGAINST CAMROSE
Calgary Canucks’ win their second game of the weekend on home turf, beating the Camrose Kodiaks by one goal making it 3-2 at the end of a rough battle between both teams. The Kodiaks’ lead the game in shots with 37-22 on the Canucks’.
The first period started off rough as both teams were ready to fight hard for the first goal, but thanks to Canucks #30 Logan Drackett saving 13 shots the Kodiaks didn’t get a single shot through. Although, the Canucks with three seconds left in the first got one straight through Kodiaks’ own #30 Zach Williams. The goal was scored by #15 Reed Morison from #17 Cale Chlifoux and #22 Josh Giacomin on a powerplay.
Going into the second the Canucks’ were determined to keep their lead with heads in the game and sticks on the ice. Their determination paid off as they scored two more goals on the Kodiaks. The first goal was scored at 11:32 on a power-play, by #21 Kyler Magus from #20 Austin Ehret and #30 Canucks’ own Logan Drackett. Within a minute after their second goal of the game the Canucks scored again at 12:32, by #8 Ryan McKinnon from #9 Ben Assad. Finishing off the second period with the Canucks carrying their lead into the third.
With both team butting heads throughout the game, the Camrose Kodiaks’ were able to make their mark by scoring their first goal at 9:18 into the third. The goal was by #8 Tyler Morrison, assisted by #22 Liam Motley. The Kodiaks weren’t done yet, scoring another goal at 14:56, from #27 Jake Dube, assisted by #41 Stefan Danielson and #17 Angus Scott. The Canucks were able to hold home ground though with a strong finish by #30 Drackett and fellow players, finishing off the game 3-2 for the Calgary Canucks.
The stars of the game were Canucks own #8 Ryan Mckinnon and the Kodiaks #27 Jake Dube.
The next game for the Canucks is Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the Max Bell Centre against the Brooks Bandits. Puck Drops at 7:00p.m.