Sunday, 1 March 2015
Riders lose game one 5-2.
The Ghostriders lost game one by a 5-2 score to the Kimberley Dynamiters.
Kimberley had the best of the scoring chances in the first and scored two goals. Braden Saretsky from Jared Marchi scored on the PP at 12:30 then Coy Prevost from Sawyer Hunt and Eric Buckley scored at 8:53 and it was 2-0 at the end of the first.
In the second the Ghostriders were a much better team and with just 1:29 left- Justin Peers from Cole Keebler and Evan Reid scored to make it 2-1 at the end of two.
In the third with Brody Nelson in the Kimberley net in relief of Tyson Brouwer Dan Burgess scored his first as a Ghostrider from Will Lightfoot and Jason Yan tying the game at 2-2. With 4:23 left on the clock Eric Buckley got in behind the defence and took a pass from Alex Rosolowsky and scored the game winner. Kimberley added 2 empty net goals from Prevost and Saretsky for the 5-2 win.
Jeff Orser was in net for the Riders stopping 23 of 26 while Tyson Brouwer started the first two periods then in the third Nelson was in and made some great saves particularly the one on Cole Keebler's breakaway. The shots were 29-28 Fernie and there were 553 at the game.
Fernie was 0-6 on the PP Kimberley was 1-3.