BACK-END ENFORCER – Rockies defenseman Nick Evdokimoff registered 20 minutes in penalty minutes during two games last weekend.

KIJHL: Thunder Cats and Posse give Rockies a beating

The Rockies scored first against their opponents during both games last weekend, but saw both leads slip away before the contests concluded

 

The Rockies scored first against their opponents during both games last weekend, but saw both leads slip away before the contests concluded.

 

The Creston Valley Thunder Cats hosted the Rockies on Friday, January 9th, and Columbia Valley headed home to the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena to take on the Princeton Posse on Saturday, January 10th.

 

During Friday’s match, the Rockies capitalized on an early power play opportunity, taking a 1 – 0 lead after the four-minute mark. But the rest of the game belonged to the Thunder Cats, who went on to outscore the Rockies 5 – 2.

 

Scoring goals for the Rockies was Colton Sandboe and Damon Ravon. Assists went to Sam Young (2) and Ryan St. Jean. The Rockies were outshot 43 – 32. Goaltender Patrick Ostermann made 38 saves.

On the Thunder Cats, Carson Cartwright scored a hat trick, including the game-winning goal.

Saturday’s game against the Posse got off to an exciting start. Former Rockies forward Bradly Palumbo delivered a hit to the head which instigated a fight. He was then sent to the box, giving the Rockies a seven-minute power play just 21-seconds into the game.

 

With a lengthy man-advantage, Tyler Rebelato gave the Rockies a 1 – 0 lead, which they clung onto for the rest of the period.

 

Buy just like on Friday, the power play goal they scored for an early lead was diminished. Princeton tied the game at one in the second period, and scored four more goals in the third, defeating the Rockies 5 – 1.

Ostermann made 34 saves. Assists went to Braydon Barker and Dario Piva.

 

The Rockies hosted the Fernie Ghostriders on Tuesday, January 13th, which happened after press deadline.Check online for the latest updates.

 

Their next game is at home on Friday, January 16th when the Nelson Leafs visit the Eddie.

 

 

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