Tracker Flyers win twice to keep top spot

first_imgOn Saturday, February 4, the Tracker Flyers played at home, hosting the Edge Gold. It was all about the comeback game, as the Flyers were down 2-0 after the first. Although the Trackers started the period with a two minute roughing penalty, Jordan Harder was able to score a short-handed goal just 19 seconds in. The teams traded goals for the rest of the period, including three powerplay goals by the Gold, and Edge kept its two goal lead heading into the third. The Trackers Coach Reynard must have said something good during intermission, as the boys came out flying in the final frame, scoring three unanswered goals to win 6-5. Goalie Daimon Derouin got the win in net, making 19 saves. Jade McMullen had a four point game, with two goals and two asssists and Kody McManus has three assists, including support on two of McMullen’s goals.- Advertisement – The momentum kept on as the team travelled Sunday to Peace River, facing the Royals. The Tracker Flyers came out strong, scoring five unanswered goals in the first frame, including two by Hordan Harder. Royals’ goalie Cory Houlder was pulled after ten minutes, letting in three goals. The Royals made a comeback attempt in the second period, scoring twice, but both teams held off for a final score of 5-2 for the Trackers. Goalie Derouin made an impressive 37 saves for the win. The Peace River game was a rough game, and both teams spent much time in the penalty box, resulting in four powerplay goals during the game.Advertisement The Tracker Flyers now have 42 points, still just 1 ahead of Grande Prairie Strike Energy Storm in the North Black Division, who also won both their games this weekend. The NE BC & Yukon Tracker Flyers have one more game left in regular season, Sunday, February 12 at home against the Whitecourt Ford Mustangs. Grande Prairie plays twice next weekend, so the Trackers will need hard work and a little luck to keep their lead.last_img

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