Saints Fall 8-3 To Bandits

In a game where penalties proved to be the difference, the Saints ended their nine-game winning streak in an 8-3 loss to the Brooks Bandits. 

The first period started with Dominic Campione scoring and putting the Bandits up by one. Ten minutes after Campione’s goal, the Saints got a penalty, and Hunter Wallace scored to increase the Bandits’ lead by two. 

Three minutes into the second period, Breck McKinley (St. Albert, AB) fired one home to cut the Bandits lead in half. About halfway through the period, Hunter Wallace scored on the powerplay again to increase the Bandits’ lead by two. Six minutes after Wallace’s goal, Ethan Kronewitt (Stony Plain, AB) scored his first of the season on the power play to cut the lead in half for the second time. Brendan Poshak scored late in the frame, to end the second period at 4-1 for the Bandits. 

Early into the third period, Hudson Malinoski scored on the powerplay to put the Bandits up by a score of 5-2. Five minutes after Malinoski’s goal, Alexander Babich (Chicago, IL) put one home on the powerplay to put the Saints within two. Soon after, Sam Court scored to again increase Brooks’ lead by three. Ending the game, Caelan Fitzpatrick and Brendan Poshak both scored within a minute of one another to win the game. The final score would end up being 8-3 Brooks.

The Saints are right back in action on Saturday night in Drumheller to take on the Dragons! Coverage starts on the Saints Radio Network ( at 6:45pm.