Flyers end regular season with OT win

By Jon Zacks
 
The Senior Flyers wrapped up their regular season on a high note, by beating the Grande Prairie Athletics 5-4 in overtime on Saturday night.
 
Midget call-up Kyle Bakstad got the start in goal for the Flyers, with Troy Hunt and Derek Mettauer both still struggling with injuries.
 
The Flyers trailed 3-2 after the first period, and 4-2 early in the third, but fought back to force overtime, where Luke Middleton provided the heroics, to give Fort St. John the win.
 
Andrew Derton, Adam Horst, Todd Alexander, and Jeff Fast scored in regulation for the Flyers, while Jeff Shipton chipped in 3 assists.
 
Scott Taje scored a hat-trick for Grande Prairie, while Mark Wallman chipped in a goal and two assists. Dave Larson suffered the loss in goal.
 
The win brings to an end the Flyers regular season. Click here for information on upcoming exhibition games.