Formula Powell midget Flyers defeat Grande Prairie 5-3

The Fort St. John Formula Powell midget Flyers were in Grande Prairie on Saturday. It was a successful road trip for the Flyers as they were able to bring home two points in the standings following a 5-3 victory.

The Flyers fell behind almost immediately after the opening faceoff. Grande Prairie took the lead just 11 seconds into the game. Fort St. John tied the game six minutes in, however they fell behind again shortly after.

Trailing in the second period, the Flyers had themselves a solid middle frame. They scored in the opening minute, and tallied another two goals in the second half of the period in a span of 2:32 to take a two goal lead to the dressing room.

As the final 20 minutes got underway Grande Prairie closed to within one, however Fort St. John restored their two goal advantage a minute and a half later to close out the scoring.

Finding the back of the net for the Flyers were Ryan Young (2), Lane De Rose (2), and Lance Aylward. Austin Craig got the start in goal for the Flyers.


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