NWJHL Playoffs Round 1 – Fairview vs Grande Prairie

The NWJHL playoffs get underway tonight. One of the first round matchups has the Fairview Flyers facing the Grande Prairie Kings. Fairview is the #4 seed with a 21-15-4 for 46 points. Grande Prairie is the #5 seed with a 14-21-5 record for 33 points.

Playoff Schedule
Game 1 – Feb. 18 at Fairview
Game 2 – Feb. 20 at Grande Prairie
Game 3 – Feb. 22 at Fairview
Game 4 – Feb. 25 at Grande Prairie*
Game 5 – Feb. 26 at Fairview*

* – if necessary

Season Series
October 6 – Fairview 5-0
October 20 – Fairview 3-1
November 9 – Fairview 3-1
November 30 – Grande Prairie 2-1 OT
December 15 – Fairview 9-3
December 20 – Fairview 6-1
February 8 – Fairview 7-6 OT
February 15 – Fairview 5-4 OT

Flyers Top Scorers
Eric Dentinger (Nampa, AB) – 44 points
Rylee Hebert (Valleyview, AB) – 40 points
Cale Fox (Peace River, AB) – 36 points
Kyle Cairns (High Prairie, AB) – 36 points
Dawson Blanchette (Grande Prairie, AB) – 35 points

Kings Top Scorers
Darby Berg (Grande Prairie, AB) – 31 points
Blake Gillingham (Grande Prairie, AB) – 29 points
Keaton Mercredi (Grande Prairie, AB) – 28 points
Justin Rudyk (Grande Prairie, AB) – 27 points
Geoff Dick (Prespatou, BC) – 24 points

Starting Goaltenders
Flyers – Alex Sawchuk (Elmworth, AB) 3.92 GAA .891 Save%
Kings – Wyatt Fournier (Wembley, AB) 3.89 GAA .882 Save%

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