The Fort Knox improved their record to 8-4-1 on the season and won their 3rd game in a row a 5-3 victory over the Ochapowace Thunder at the Wolseley Sportsplex.
The Knox would open the scoring as Brad Tomiski would notch his 9th of the Season tp make it 1-0. They would make it 2-0 just 1:27 later as Travis Lemaire would finish off a nice passing play on the powerplay to give the Knox a 2-0 lead going into the 1st intermission.
In the middle frame it would be the Ochap Thunder opening the scoring as Brayden Turner would cut the lead to 2-1 Knox. But in what might be the turning point of the game just 20 seconds later Zack Cardiff would put home his 9th shorthanded to give the Knox a 3-1 lead after 40 minites of play.
Ochap would once again open the scoring in the 3rd as the best Thunder player on the ice Brett Turgeon would go top shelf on Josh Switzer to cut the lead once again to one 3-2. The Knox would come back with a quick goal once again as Brayden Anderson would get his 10th of the season, and 1st with the Knox to make it 4-2. Colton Maclean would add and extra marker for good measure late in the third to make it a 5-2 Knox final.
Josh Switzer stopped 35 shots for the win while Jason Taylor had 40 saves in a losing cause.
Our next Maple Communications Junior B hockey broadcast will be on Sun Dec 8th when Fort Knox host the Delisle Chiefs in Balcarres. Pregame 2:55, pxp at 3:00 on GX94.
While in the MJHL,
The Swan Valley Stampeders won their 2nd in a row as they defeated the Neepawa Natives 5-3 on home ice.
Max Flanagan scored his league leading 16th and 17th goals of the season to lead way and also chipped in with an assist while Dylan Favell, Carter Johnson and Justin Valentino also scored for the Stamps. Steven Phillips, Riley Hillis, and Ryan McQueen scored for Neepawa.
Nathan Armstrong stopped 34 shots for the win..
Stamps' next action will be on Friday when they host the Winnipeg Blues. 7:30 at the Centennial Arena.