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Blizzard Get 3 of 4 Points, CJHL Honourable Mention

11/07/2016, 12:45pm CST
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The OCN Blizzard remain mentioned in the CJHL top 20 rankings after picking up 3 of 4 points against the Winkler Flyers this week.

The Blizzard played just two games over the past 7 days, defeating the Flyers 3-1 on Saturday while falling in OT to the Flyers 3-2 Sunday afternoon.  (read more...)

Saturday Nov 5th Winkler 1 @ OCN 3

Saturday night’s game OCN fell behind early with the Flyers scoring first. Thanks to a late first period PP goal from Lantz Hiebert the Blizzard would tie things 1-1 heading to intermission.

In the second period the Blizzard would pour it on, Hiebert would score again followed by Jeremy Dumont roofing his first of the game. 3-1 OCN led Winkler after 40 minutes.

Despite 16 third period shots from the Flyers, Emilien Boily would stand tall and OCN would roll to a 3-1 victory. 

 

SHOTS

1

2

3

TOTAL

Winkler Flyers

9

10

16

35

OCN Blizzard

11

14

4

29

 

POWER PLAYS

 

Winkler Flyers

0 for 8 (00.0%)

 

OCN Blizzard

2 for 4 (50.0%)

 

SCORING SUMMARY

PERIOD 1

Winkler Flyers at 9:25 - Braden Billaney from Lawson McDonald and Mitch Dyck

1-0 WINK

OCN Blizzard at 18:06 (PP) - Lantz Hiebert from Brady Keeper and Jeremy Dumont

1-1 Tie

PERIOD 2

OCN Blizzard at 4:58 - Lantz Hiebert from Anthony Keeper and Brayden Dale

2-1 OCN

OCN Blizzard at 12:29 (PP) - Jeremy Dumont from Justin Nachbaur and Travis Roch

3-1 OCN

PERIOD 3

No Scoring

Sunday Nov 6th Winkler 3 @ OCN 2 F/OT

On Sunday afternoon the game started out very similar to Saturdays. Winkler would jump out first, taking the lead. But OCN would score late in the frame once again noting things up at 1.  George King would fire a rebound five hole past the Winkler goaltender.

In the second, George King would score his second of the game on a great pass from Curtis Scales off the rush. OCN would take a 2-1 lead into the third period.  

In the third, Winkler came out flying as they would score 7 minutes into the final period tying the game 2-2.

The game would take overtime and just 44 seconds in Nolan McGuire would roof one on OCN goalie Brett Epp. Winker would escape salvaging their weekend road swing with an OT win over the Blizzard. 

SHOTS

1

2

3

OT

TOTAL

Winkler Flyers

7

13

15

1

36

OCN Blizzard

8

8

5

0

21

 

POWER PLAYS

Winkler Flyers

0 for 2

OCN Blizzard

0 for 5

SCORING SUMMARY

PERIOD 1

Winkler Flyers at 7:13 - Brayden Cullum from Mitch Dyck and Brody Moffatt

1-0 WINK

OCN Blizzard at 19:00 - George King from Maverick Rafter and Justin Nachbaur

1-1 Tie

PERIOD 2

OCN Blizzard at 13:47 - George King from Curtis Scales and Taylor Derynck

2-1 OCN

PERIOD 3

Winkler Flyers at 7:45 - Ian Mackey from Lawson McDonald and Coltyn Bates

2-2 Tie

OVERTIME

Winkler Flyers at 0:44 - Nolan McGuire from Lawson McDonald and Scott Gall

3-2 WINK

 

Following the weekend series with the Winkler Flyers, the OCN Blizzard remain mentioned in the CJHL top 20 weekly rankings. Last week OCN was ranked “13th”, this week OCN drops to an honorable mention. 

The Blizzard are on the road this week with 3 games.

Nov 8th @ Waywayseecappo 7:30pm

Nov 9th @ Virden 7:30pm

Nov 12th @ Swan Valley 7:30pm

All three games can be heard on 102.9 CJAR / thepasonline.com, under the listen live tab.

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