Warriors 1 Step Closer win Game 2 by a score of 5 - 1
Sunday, March 15, 2015
The Westlock Warriors are 1 step closer to a NCHL League Championship by defeating Devon Barons 5 - 1 in last nights action in Devon. The Warriors return to the Rotary Spirit Centre on Wednesday night March 18/15 to close out the Championship series. The puck drop is 8:30 pm. In last nights action in a one sided officiating saw the Warriors in penalty trouble early in the 1st period, but after killing the 2 early penalties the Warriors were able to score a goal by Dave Carr with assists from Nathan Brown and Levis Monfette. The Warriors had to kill of another 2 penalties before the period was over. The 1st period ended 1 - 0 for the Warriors. Within a 1:06 minutes of the 2nd period the Warriors scored a early goal by Dave Nimmo with an assist from Gord Bell. The Barons were able to get a goal about mid way through the second to put the game 2 - 1 for the Warriors. The Warriors had to battle through a number of slashing and stick work from Devon without getting calls from the officiating. Despite that the Warriors continued pressuring the Barons and with 5 minutes to go in the 2nd were able to hit the back to the net from Dave Carr and assists from Nathan Brown and Brett Wold. At the end of the 2nd the Warriors lead by a score of 3 - 1. In the 3rd period it was a hard fought affair until 5 minutes remaining in the 3rd period the Warriors advanced the lead with an unassisted goal from Nathan Brown. The Warriors again a minute later were able to score another goal from Dave Carr and Mason Lyle to seal the game. The game ending in 5 - 1 for the Warriors. "It was again another solid team played game, with the line of Nathan Brown, Dave Carr and Levis Monfette stealing the show on the scoreboard. Also another consistently solid game from net minder Chris Kuhar, said Coach Kuhar. We were very happy with the result, as this gives the opportunity for us to close out the series in the Rotary Spirit Centre to win the Championship in front of our home crowd." The Warriors want to see a big turn out from the fans and community Wednesday night and support the Warriors for the Championship tiltle. GO WARRIORS GO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!