It was Hockey Night in Oil Country, as the Virden Oil Capitals took on the Portage Terriers. The first period was a back and forth game, but the Terriers found the back of the net first at 6:37 in the first to make it 1-0.
The Oil Capitals started out the second period strong and were awarded a penalty shot at 13:12 after Mack Hardy was tripped up on a breakaway. Hardy made a great move but came up short as the Terriers goalie made the save. The Terriers scored their second goal of the game at 19:14 in the second period making it 2-0.
In the third period, the Terriers scored on a power play to make it 3-0. The third period was full of energy and emotion but the Capitals couldn’t find the back of the net.
Final score: 3-0 Terriers. Final Shots on goal: 40 Caps 26 Terriers.
Oil Capitals next game is an away game Thursday, September 15 vs Swan Valley Stampeders.