Logan Edwards got the start in goal for the Trackers in the first game on Friday. He turned aside 27 of the 32 shots he encountered. Jesse Pattison got the start for Peace River at the other end of the ice. He was replaced part way through the second period after the Trackers scored four times on 20 shots. Replacing him was Dyson Loewen, who faced 14 shots and managed to stop 11 of them. The shots after 60 minutes were 34-27 in favour of the Trackers.
Scoring for the Trackers were Ryan Friesen with a hat trick, along with Ricky Bateman, Matthew Apsassin, and Wes Shipton, while assists went to Nolan Legace, Deon Leer, Jarrett Malchow, Wyatt Gale, Brandon Howard, Wes Shipton, Kelsey Young, Ryan Friesen, Layne Hunter, and Kohlman Brinsky, while Tyler Krane had two helpers.
Saturday, the team travelled to Grande Prairie for the second half of back-to-back games. The squad had a 3-1 lead in the second period but couldn’t quite hold on for the win as the game finished with a tie. Logan Edwards once again got the start in goal and had a strong game as he stopped 35 of 39 shots, including 16 in the second period. The Trackers peppered Grande Prairie goalie Cam Smith with 47 shots, and Smith was able to stop 43 of them.
The goal scorers on Saturday for the Trackers were Wyatt Gale with two, Deon Leer, and Jarrett Malchow. Helping out with the assists were Ricky Bateman, Wyatt Gale, Deon Leer, and Jarrett Malchow.
The Trackers will next be on the ice on Friday, October 18 when they skate with the Peace River Royals once again. This time the game will be in FortSt. John at the North Peace Arena. The game gets underway at 7:30 p.m.