Leavitt Machinery Preview – Game 9 at Brandon
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WATCH: WHL Live
RAIDER REVIEW: The Raiders finish off their short two-game set with the Brandon Wheat Kings this afternoon at Westman Place. Last night, the Wheat Kings downed the Raiders 5-3. After the Wheat Kings jumped out to a 3-0 lead after the first period, Jordy Stallard had scored two power-play goals in the second. After the Wheat Kings added a goal in the second and the third, Cole Fonstad picked up the Raiders’ third goal with a breakaway in the final frame. Curtis Meger got the start in goal again for the Raiders. He made 27 saves in a losing effort.
VS. BRANDON: This is the second meeting of the year between the Raiders and the Brandon Wheat Kings, with the first coming last night.
2017-18 SEASON SERIES RECAP
Oct. 14/17 at BDN| BDN 5 PA 3 | S. Mattheos (1g-1a), J. Stallard (2 PPG), T. Kaspick (3a)
Oct. 15/17 at BDN
Oct. 27/17 at PA
Feb. 16/18 at PA
Feb. 17/18 at BDN
Feb. 27/18 at PA
Power play: Prince Albert –2/3; Brandon – 2-2
Leading scorer: Prince Albert – Cole Fonstad (1g-2a); Brandon – T. Kaspick (3a)
DYNAMIC DUO: Brandon product Jordy Stallard scored two goals on Saturday night and both were set up by Cole Fonstad. All five of Stallard’s goals on the season have been set up by Fonstad, with four coming on the power play.
PROVINCIALLY PROUD: Including Stallard, the Raiders have four players on their roster from Manitoba. Defenceman Max Martin is from Winnipeg, Devon Skoleski hails from St. Adolphe, and Justin Nachbaur calls Cross Lake home.
SUNDAY FUNDAY: The Raiders play their first game of the season on a Sunday this afternoon. Last year, the Raiders held a 4-2 record on the final day of the weekend.
NEXT UP: The Raiders’ next game is on Tuesday, October 17 when the Vancouver Giants make their biennial visit to P.A. in the first of our BC Passport games, opening a four-game homestand at the Art Hauser Centre. Pick up your passport prior to the game and get it stamped. If you collect stamps from all five BC Division opponents, you will be entered into a draw to win a trip to BC. Puck drop is 7 p.m. Tickets are available at raiderhockey.com, the Raider Office, or by calling 306-764-GAME.