Knights of Columbus place second in weekend tournament

first_imgIt all came down to one final game between Fort St. John and Quensel, which unfortunately resulted in a 6-4 loss for Fort St. John. Despite some serious pressure by the Flyers, the team found themselves down 3-0, 15 seconds into the second period. The Flyers managed to score two following the second period opening goal, only to have the two goal lead restored before the conclusion of the second frame. A third period power play got the Flyers to within a single goal, as Robinson scored off a one-timer point shot. Quensel answered right back, then added an empty netter with 16 seconds remaining for the 6-4 final, wrapping up the tournament with a second place finish.The next time the Knights of Columbus Flyers will take to the ice will be the All Peace playoffs against High Prairie. Dates and time are TBA. The Knights of Columbus Flyers entered the tournament with a disadvantage, as their roster continued to be plagued with injury and illness, resulting in the team being down to a single original defenceman and one affiliated blue-liner, forcing the team to move some forwards to defence.The Flyers kicked off the weekend tournament with a 6-2 win over Grande Prairie. The team took a quick 2-0 lead with goals coming off the sticks of Breunig and Robinson. However, the two goal lead didn’t last long, as Grande Prairie scored, cutting the lead in half. However, that lead was restored thanks to Elias Thompson, who scored to conclude the first with the Flyers leading 3-1.The Flyers added three more in the last two periods, compared to a lone goal by Grande Prairie, securing the opening game victory, where Seth Hanna earned the win in net and Elias Thompson took down game MVP honours.- Advertisement -Game two against Prince George was about as lop sided as a hockey game can be, as the Knights of Columbus emerged victorious with an 11-1 win. Elias Thompson scored a hat trick in the game, while Legace and Eklund each scored a pair. Eklund earned game MVP and Lane Delfs got the win in net.Game three against Fairview resulted in the Flyers’ first loss of the tournament, losing a close 5-4 game. With the game knotted at 2-2 following the first, a lone second period goal by Fairview proved to be the deciding point, as both teams scored in the third. Despite the 5-4 loss, Bateman received game MVP.After claiming first place in the round robin, the Flyers progressed to the tournament semi-finals Sunday morning, squaring off against host Dawson Creek. The semis produced an extremely close game, which resulted in a 4-3 victory for Fort St. John. Jarod Lang took home game MVP, while Seth Hanna recorded his second win of the weekend between the pipes.Advertisementlast_img