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Spruce Kings Fall 2-1 in Overtime in Game 2 of the BCHL Playoffs

1st Period:

NO SCORING

SHOTS: 6-3 Trail

 

2nd Period:

TRA: On a 4-minute power-play, the top power-play unit of the Smoke Eaters were able to convert. Kent Johnson got a feed on the backdoor and fired it glove side on Jett Alexander to give the Smoke Eaters the lead. Johnson’s first of the playoffs comes from Chase Dafoe and Owen Ozar at 14:44 of the 2nd period.

SHOTS: 13-12 Prince George

 

3rd Period:

 

PG: On the power-play the puck found the stick of Fin Williams in the blue paint and shovelled it by goaltender Logan Terness to tie the game at one. Williams power-play tally and first of the post-season came from Nick Bochen and Nick Poisson at 14:16 of the third.

SHOTS: 8-4 Prince George

Overtime:

TRA: 6:23 into overtime, Owen Ozar got the puck to his backhand and had great patience and ripped it past Jett Alexander to give the Smoke Eaters a 2-1 overtime win. The Ozar winner came from Kent Johnson and Phillippe Lapointe.

 

 

 

Final Score: Prince George 1 Trail 2  (OT)

 

Final Shots: Prince George 25 Trail 23

 

Jett Alexander:  21/23 Saves for Prince George (0-2)

 

Logan Terness: 24/25 Saves for Trail (2-0)

 

Prince George Power-Play: 1/3

 

Trail Power-Play: 1/3

 

3 Stars:

  • Owen Ozar (TRA 1 G)
  • Logan Terneess (TRA 25 Saves)
  • Jett Alexander (PG 21 Saves)

 

Fortis BC Energy Player of The Game:

Kent Johnson (TRA 1 G 1 A)

 

Next Spruce Kings Game: Monday night for Game #3 at the Rolling Mix Concrete Arena.

QUOTES:

“I thought we played really well again tonight. Another game that could have gone either way and I thought we deserved a bit of a better fate.– Head Coach Alex Evin

 

NOTES:

  • Trail leads the best of seven series 2-0
  • Jett Alexander gets stars in four straight starts
  • Tonight’s attendance was just shy of 2,000 fans at the Trail Memorial Centre