Chilliwack (Josh Olund, BCIT Radio A&E) – Their Tweet said it all, it wasn’t their night.
After coming off a high offensive match against the Merritt Centennials on Friday night. The Chilliwack Chiefs fell short against a rested Prince George Spruce Kings team, 5-2 on Saturday night.
This was the second game in as many nights and it wasn’t an easy one from the start. The Kings opened up the scoring in the first period off of a powerplay goal from Christian Buono at4:30 to take a 1-0 lead.Later in the frame, the Kings scored once again, this time off a shorthanded goal from Rowan Miller at 7:13 which doubled their lead to 2-0.
Which is how it would stay going into the second period.In the second, the Kings continued their offensive pressure and would score the eventual game-winner at 4:03 into the period from John Harrington to take a 3-0 lead.The Kings’ lead would continue to grow as Kolton Cousins scored less than 90 seconds later to make it a 4-0 game at 5:29 in the second period.
However, the Chiefs would end the shutout when Jackson Munro scored on the powerplay at18:56 of the second to close the gap to 4-1 heading into the third period.
In the third, the goals kept coming, as the Kings added another goal off yet another shorthanded goal at 14:11 from Kolton Cousins for his second goal of the game. Increasing the Kings lead to 5-1.Less than a minute later, the Chiefs would respond once again on the powerplay off a goal from Ray Fust at 14:55 to make it another goal deficit.
And with that final goal, The Kings would take another game against the Chiefs with a 5-2victory.
The Cheifs have now fallen to second place in the Chilliwack Pod once again as their record has become 8-5-0.
Their next game is against the Merritt Centennials on Monday, April 26 at 5:00 PM