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Game Recap VS. Dauphin Kings

The Blizzard and the Dauphin Kings faced off at the Credit Union Place in Dauphin, Manitoba on Wednesday night.
The Blizzard start Tomas Anderson (#30) in net, hoping to stop the Kings’ offense. The first period was a tight and tense affair, with both teams playing solid defense and not giving up many chances. The Blizzard had to kill off two penalties, but they did so successfully, keeping the Kings off the scoreboard. The Blizzard also had a golden opportunity to take the lead when they were awarded a penalty shot. Kieran Cooke (#10) skated in on the Kings’ goalie, Cole Sheffield (#29), but he was unable to score the first goal.
The first period ended with no goals for either side, but the Kings had a slight edge in shots on goal, 9 to 5.
The Blizzard broke the scoreless deadlock at 4:39 when Eric Mork (#39) scored a beautiful goal, assisted by Marlen Edwards (#27). The Kings responded at 15:29, when Anthony Bax (#7) tied the game, assisted by Jordan Bax (#13).
The Blizzard dominated the shots on goal in the period, outshooting the Kings 16-7. However, they could not capitalize on their one power play opportunity.
The period ended with a 1-1 tie, setting up an exciting third period. The Blizzard showed their resilience and determination in the second period, despite facing a tough opponent and a hostile crowd.
Third Period was a tough one for us. The Blizzard, who were tied 1-1 after two periods, gave up two goals in the final frame and could not find the back of the net themselves. The Kings won the game 3-1.
The Kings took the lead at 5:11, when Anthony Bax (#7) scored his second goal of the game and the game-winner, with no assist. The Kings added an insurance goal at 8:36, when Cayden Glover (#71) scored, assisted by Gavin Nemis (#28) and Jordan Bax (#13). J
The Blizzard had four power play opportunities in the period, but could not convert on any of them. The Kings had two penalty kills.
The shots on goal were 6-5 in favor of the Kings in the period. The total shots on goal were 26-22 in favor of the Blizzard..
The Blizzard played a hard-fought game, but could not overcome the Kings’ defense and goaltending. The Kings’ goalie, Cole Sheffield (#29), made 25 saves. The Blizzard’s goalie, Tomas Anderson (#30), made 19 saves and kept his team in the game.
The next game for The Blizzard will be at home on Dec.1 at the Roy. H against The Selkirk Steelers.