(Spruce Grove, AB) – In a game where Liam Watkins (Okotoks, AB) scored a pair of goals, the Spruce Grove Saints defeated the Okotoks Oilers in a 4-1 conclusion!
Just over halfway through the first period, Watkins scored to put the Saints up by one. A few minutes after Watkins’ first goal, he netted home his second of the night on the powerplay! Then, Luigi Benincasa (Edmonton, AB) scored off of his own rebound to increase the Saints’ lead by three. At the end of the period, with just twenty-seven seconds left, Grant Fuchsen (Elmhurst, IL) scored a short-handed goal to put the Saints up by four!
The uneventful second period contained no goals, with just two minutes of four-on-four action and two minutes of penalty killing.
The penalty-filled third period held many opportunities for both teams, but neither capitalized on their power plays. Nearing the end of the game, Brett Huxley scored with three minutes left to give the Oilers one.
The game concluded with the Saints conquering the Oilers in a 4-1 victory.