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Powerplay Shines As Saints Defeat Oil Barons 6-2!

(Spruce Grove, AB) – With goals from six different Saints players in last night’s game, the Spruce Grove Saints dominated the Fort McMurray Oil Barons in a 6-2 victory!

Early into the first period, Grant Fuchsen (Elmhurst, IL) snipes one home on the power play to put the Saints up by one. Nearly ten minutes later, Hunter Brown (Fort St.John, BC) scored off of his own rebound to increase the Saints’ lead by two. Then, just twenty-eight seconds later, Alexander Babich (Chicago, IL) found himself alone in the paint and scored to put the Saints up 3-0. With just three minutes left in the period, Luigi Benincasa (Edmonton, AB) shot the puck five-hole to put the Saints up by four. Nearing the end of the period with eight seconds left, Jesse Burchart scored to give the Oil Barons a goal. 

The second period contained many penalties, but only one player capitalized. With just three minutes left in the period, Isaac Abbott (Halifax, NS) scored on the powerplay to increase the Saints’ lead to 5-1. 

Two minutes into the third period, Breck McKinley (St.Albert, AB) scored his seventh on the powerplay to put the Saints up by five. Then, with less than a minute left in the game, Jett McCullum scored for the Oil Barons to give them two goals. 

With the Saints being three for five on the powerplay, they defeated the Oil Barons with a final score of 6-2!