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Caps Suffer OT Loss To OCN

November 9, 2016

Virden, MB - The Caps took on OCN Blizzard but fell short losing 2-1 early in overtime. The great night of hockey started out with a ceremonial puck drop – honouring our Veterans. It was also the Third Annual Chicken Toss Night – Courtesy of the Good Folks at Chicken Chef in Virden, “Where it always feels like home.”

The first period OCN started off the scoring with a goal from Brady Keeper assisted by Jeremy Dumont at 13:05.  The shots on goal after the first period were 10 – 8 in favour of OCN.

The second period the Caps would find themselves on the board early with a goal from Kyle Salaway assisted by Ben Dalke and Tyler Kirkup at 2:41 to tie the game 1-1.

The third period proved to be a lot of back and forth play with neither team able to find the back of the net. After 60 – minutes of play the game was 1-1 and had to be solved in overtime. OCN didn’t take long to put one past Audet – goal scored by Brady Keeper assisted by Anthony Keeper and Travis Roch at 0:19 in OT, to take the game 2-1.

The final shots on goal were 30 – 28 in favour of OCN. The Caps went 0 for 3 on the power play and OCN went 0 for 2.

Redferns Hardest Working Player of the game was Jeran Knorr. The Caps picked up two of three stars:

STARS OF THE GAME

Description: http://mjhl.esportsdesk.com/media/leagues/graphics/star_small.gif 1st STAR

Description: http://mjhl.esportsdesk.com/media/leagues/graphics/star_small.gif 2nd STAR

Description: http://mjhl.esportsdesk.com/media/leagues/graphics/star_small.gif 3rd STAR

OCN Blizzard 
Brady Keeper

Virden Oil Capitals 
Turner Santin

Virden Oil Capitals 
Tyler Kirkup