Eagles weather the Storm

After 14 straight losses, the Eagles earned their first points of the year in a thrilling 8-7 overtime victory.

The Eagles’ Alex Hartman is checked into the end boards by Kamloops’ Josh Maser during a game at the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre on Friday

Sicamous allowed the Kamloops Storm to score seven goals on Friday evening, but they managed to do one better, scoring eight for their first victory of the season.

After 14 straight losses, the Eagles earned their first points of the year in a thrilling 8-7 overtime victory.

Jace Woodley got the Eagles attack going with a goal midway through the first period while on the man advantage, and the Eagles never relinquished the lead.

Alex Hartman doubled the lead just over a minute later, again on the powerplay. Kamloops would cut the lead to one before Sicamous would open up a three-goal lead heading into the second period with goals from Zackory Turpin and Tyler Collens.

The Eagles free flowing offence continued in the middle frame as they extended their lead to 7-2. Jaden Hay scored a pair and Collens got his second.

Kamloops’ offence woke up late in the second as they rattled off three goals in a minute and a half, cutting the lead to two.

Sicamous spent the majority of the third hemmed in their own zone desperately trying to hold onto their lead, but the Storm completed the comeback scoring five unanswered goals and forcing overtime.

The Storm continued to create chances and dominated the zone time in the extra frame until Sicamous took advantage of a Kamloops turnover gaining entry into the offensive zone.

The Eagles worked the puck around in the corner before Alex Astasiewicz fired a shot from the point.

With a crowd of players in front of the Kamloops crease, Hay picked out the rebound and fired it past Aris Anagnostopoulos for the overtime victory.

Sicamous made the trip down to Princeton for a game on Saturday, and returned home losing 4-0.

The Eagles will kick off November against the Storm, again on home ice.

 

Just Posted

Silver Creek RCMP search expands north

RCMP were seen collecting evidence three kilometres north of the farm where human remains were found

Family worries about missing Malakwa woman

Discovery of human remains has put family members on edge

A Monday wrap

Read the unfolding story of the discovery of human remains on a Silver Creek farm

Update: Police expand search in North Okanagan-Shuswap

Examination continues in Silver Creek, while another search happens between Salmon Arm and Enderby

Who is Curtis Sagmoen?

The Observer reveals what we know about the man attached to the Silver Creek property where human remains were found

Rally condemns violence, promotes healing

Discovery of human remains and disappearances of women have created tension in the rural community

B.C. NDP convention set for Victoria

Premier, federal leader Jagmeet Singh to add energy

B.C. school trustee calls LGBTQ school program ‘weapon of propaganda’

Chilliwack’s Barry Neufeld published the comments on his Facebook page

B.C. couple hope boat drone becomes first to cross Atlantic

Colin and Julie Angus of Victoria to have drone collect environmental data en route

B.C. casino accused of illegal activity follows rules: operator

B.C. had launched review after concerns about money laundering at River Rock casino in Richmond

Opponents of LGBTQ program to file human rights complaint against Surrey School District

District denied Parents United Canada right to rent Bell Performing Arts Centre for rally next month

Young actors give credence to play about youthful love

Students play integral roles in Shuswap Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet

Ex-employee describes alleged sexual assault by B.C. city councillor

Complainant was a teen during the alleged 1992 incident

Most Read