The Flyers started their current winning streak when they were in Slave Lake to take on the Wolves Saturday. The squad dominated the majority of the contest with a 5-1 win. They took complete control of the game in the second period with four goals, and led 5-0 going into the third period. Goaltender Craig Grimes was in net for the game, stopping 15 of the 16 shots he faced.
The good fortune continued for the Flyers the next game against Grande Prairie Sunday. It was a high scoring contest that the Flyers ended up on the right side of the scoreboard on with a 10-6 win. The Flyers were indeed flying to start the game as they scored five goals in the opening period. They added another two in the second, and rounded out the scoring with three in the third. Kolton Leslie and Adam Bowie led the team in goals as each player netted two in the game.
The Flyers got win number three at the Pomeroy Sport Centre as they skated with the Dawson Creek Canucks Wednesday night. The game was tied at one after the opening 20 minutes, but Fort St. John was able to score three times in the middle frame to make it 4-2 as the teams went to the dressing room after the second period. They cruised to a 5-2 win.
The player of the week for the Knights of Columbus Flyers is Goalie Craig Grimes for his effort in the game against Slave Lake. In an email he said he was happy to get his first win of the year, and that he plays with a great group of players and was satisfied to almost get a shut out.
The next game for the Knights of Columbus Flyers isn’t until next Friday when the team travels to take on the Strathcona Warriors.