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