Navs, Flyers Go 1-and-1 in NWJHL

The North Peace Navigators were 1-and-1 over the weekend in the Northwest Junior Hockey League (NWJHL).

Despite 46 saves made by Ryan Noble in net, the Navs fell on Friday, December 1, 2017 to the Dawson Creek Jr. Canucks by a score of 4-2.

Chase Henrickson and Blake Carpenter each scored a goal for North Peace, while Roger Supernault registered an assist.

The Navs had an easy win the next night, with the Navs trouncing the Beaverlodge Blades 9-4 during a game happening in Hythe.

Blake Carpenter was on fire, scoreing three goals and one assist. Chase Henrickson registered two goals and two assists, while Dustin Calliou got two goals and one assist. As well, Mark Simpson got a goal and three assists, and Logan Newman got one goal. Leading with assists was Christian Kenny, who registered four of them. Levi Pichete got two assists, and Davis Rose got one.

Xavier Lavoie saved 22 of 25 shots on net, while Ryan Noble saved 11 of 12.

The Fairview Flyers also went one-and-one over the weekend.

First, the Flyers beat the Sexsmith Vipers 6-4 on Friday, with Kyle Cairns getting two goals and one assist. Trevor Tokarz got a goal and three assists, while Mikyler Dodds, Zacheri Schlachter and Jared Moffat each scoring a goal. Registering assists were Spence Bjorklund, who got two of them, with Dawson Blanchette and Bailey Gagne each getting one.

Jonah Knudslien was able to stop 28 of 32 shots in net.

The next night, the Flyers didn’t do much better against the Jr. Canucks than the Navs did, as they fell 4-3 in Dawson Creek, despite 48 saves made by Alex Sawchuk in goal.

Zacheri Schlachter scored a goal and two assists for the Flyers, while Mikyler Dodds and Spencer Bjorklund each managed to get one past the goal post. Noah Ross scored two assists during the game, with Bailey Gagne registering one.

The Navs remain in third in the standings at 14-and-6, good for 28 points, which puts them three points behind Dawson Creek, who continues to lead at 15-6-and-1.

The Flyers remain in fifth overall at 8-10-and-1. Their 17 points puts them seven back of the fourth place team, the County of Grande Prairie JDA Kings.

The Navs and the Flyers play each other this Saturday at the Peace River’s Baytex Energy Centre at 8 PM.

North Peace also has a game this coming Sunday, when they take a trip to Clairmont to play against the JDA Kings.

– Posted by BET