Huskies fall to Navigators in close game on Friday

first_imgThen at 2:30 left in the period, the Navigators would score on a power play making the score 2-0 over the Huskies.Things would begin to turn around for the Huskies in the third period as Jared Winkel would score a power play goal, at 2:34 into the period, with assists by Geoff Dick and Jared Loewen making the score 2-1.Then at 7:43 into the frame, the Navigators would score another goal making the score a 3-1 lead.Later on in the period, at 4:24 remaining, Nathan Bragg would receive a two-minute penalty for tripping.Advertisement “Our game was awesome, we possessed the puck a lot. We had a lot of zone time, a lot of scoring chances. If we play like that again, I don’t see us not getting rewarded for better things. But at the end of the day, we ran into a hot goalie and those things happen.”Up next, the Huskies are on the road tonight, Saturday, to Peace River as they take on the Navigators for game six of the semi-finals. Puck drop is 8:00 p.m. at the Baytex Energy Centre. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Huskies were home on Friday night as they took on the North Peace Navigators for game five of the semi-finals.During the first period, it was an intense struggle as both teams battled for the puck.There was no scoring in this period, but shots on goal were 15-9 for the Huskies.- Advertisement -At 8:04 into the second period, the Navigators would break the deadlock as they scored a goal making the score 1-0 over the Huskies.Throughout the period, the Huskies battled hard as they made several attempts to score a goal, but with no luck.Later on, at 4:22 remaining in the frame, Dean Whitcomb would receive a two-minute penalty for hooking.Advertisementcenter_img The Navigators would take advantage of the power play as they would score at 3:49 left in the period, making the score 4-1.Just when hope started to fade, Aiden Craig-Steele would make an unassisted power play goal, with 40 seconds remaining in the frame, making the score 4-2.Then with 28 seconds left, Geoff Dick would score a goal with assists by Jared Loewen and Joel Bourgeois making the score closer at 4-3.Before the Huskies had another chance at scoring a goal, the time had run out making it a 4-3 win for the Navigators.Huskies Head Coach, Todd Alexander, says his team played an awesome game.Advertisementlast_img read more

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first_imgEAST WHITTIER – The Whittier County Community Coordinating Council will hold a general membership meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Chiropractic College’s Performing Arts Auditorium, 16200 E. Amber Valley Drive. A Christmas program will feature performances by the East Whittier School String Quartet and the Pioneer High School Band and Cheer. Admission is free. For more information, call (562) 945-0701. Free flu shot clinic set for Tuesday SANTA FE SPRINGS – The next free county flu clinic will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Santa Fe Springs Neighborhood Center, 9255 Pioneer Blvd. The clinic is for people 60 and older and those with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, asthma or kidney disorder. For more information, call (562) 464-5350. Bright hosts senior nutrition class LA MIRADA – Bright Medical Center will present an overview of the role that nutrition plays in keeping seniors healthy at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the La Mirada Activity Center, 13810 La Mirada Blvd. To register, call (562)903-3160. Attorney to discuss family law issues WHITTIER – A family law attorney will make a presentation on child custody, restrain- ing orders and child support at 9 a.m. Dec. 13 at the Los Nietos Community and Senior Center, 11640 E. Slauson Ave. Walk-in appointments will be available following the presentation on a first-come, first-served basis only. For more information, call (562) 699-9898. Young musicians invited to compete WHITTIER – Applications are being accepted for the 38th annual Young Artists Competition at Whittier College on Feb. 5. Vocalists through the age of 30 and string players through the age of 26 can apply before Jan. 12 to participate in the competition, which will distribute cash prizes of $1,500 to winners. Winners will also participate in the Rio Hondo Symphony orchestra’s “Festival Finale” concert May 7. Submit applications with a $35 fee and self-addressed stamped envelope no later than Jan. 12. For information, call (562) 631-5262 or (406) 563-3036. `Elves’ matinee at Shannon Center WHITTIER – The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts at Whittier College will present the holiday family show “The Elves and the Shoemaker,” at 2 p.m. Dec. 17 at 13406 Philadelphia St. Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for children. For more information, call (562) 907-4901, or visit St. Paul High to offer `Magi’ SANTA FE SPRINGS – St. Paul High School will present a performance of Sister’s Late Night Christmas Catechism, “The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold,” in the school gymnasium at 3 p.m. Dec. 11. VIP admission tickets are $45 each and include priority admission at 1:30 p.m. with an hors d’oeuvres and beverages reception. Tickets for general admission are $35 and all tickets may be purchased by mail or at St. Paul High School, 9635 Greenleaf Ave. For more information, call (562) 698-6246. From Staff Reports AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img