Friday, 30 September 2016

Riders get a 2-0 road win in Golden

The Ghostriders win 2-0 in Golden

The Ghostriders peppered Rocket goalie Owen Sikkes (98) with 37 shots but according to the Rockets Twitter, Sikkes was performing hi way robbery and the riders could only score two goals... however, that was all they needed, and the boys got a much needed 2-0 win.  Brandon Butler got his second KIJHL shutout as well stopping 14 Rocket shots.

Ty Carron from Aidan Wilson scored in the first period on the power play and Mitch Titus scored in the second from Kevin Pierce for a 2-0 lead that they would hang on to for the win.

The win gives the Riders 5 points, all on the road, and keeps them in the chase... with a ton of home games coming up starting...


The only other Eddie Mountain Game saw the Columbia Valley Rockies lose 4-3 in double overtime on the road in Spokane. KIJHL top scorer Paxton Malone had 2 G 1A and Trail Thompson scored the game winner in 2 OT

Next up... on Saturday, the Riders host Castlegar, Columbia Valley is in Grand Forks and Creston is in Kimberley.

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