The first period kicked off early with a goal by Winkler’s Sulivan Shortreed, scoring his 1st of the playoffs on the power play at 0:58 into the first period for a 1-0 lead. Just 15 seconds later they extended the lead when Winkler’s Nathan Poolman scored his 1stof playoffs unassisted, to make the score 2-0. At 2:35 Virden’s Jack Einarson scored his 2ndof the playoffs on the power play to cut the lead the 2-1. Just under a minute later, on the power play once again Virden’s Owen Blocker scored his 1stof the playoffs to make the score 2-2. At 5:08 the Oil Caps Jaxon Heeney gave Virden the 3-2 lead when he scored his 1stof the playoffs. Late in the period Carson Pawlenchuk scored his 1stof the playoffs at 19:56 to tie the game 3-3.
At 5:29 in the second period Winkler’s Sulivan Shortreed scored his 2ndof the game on the power play to make the score 4-3 for the Flyers. 7:05 saw Winkler’s Ian Tookenay score his 1stof the playoffs to give the Flyers 5-3 lead.
The third period saw a late empty net goal by Winkler’s Carson Pawlenchuk, his 2ndof the game to make the final score 6-3 for the Flyers.
The Flyers Dylan Meilun took the win stopping all 43 of 43 shots he faced after coming into the game at 6:22 in the first period for a save percentage of 100.0%. Dorrin Luding of Winkler played the first bit of the first period stopping 2 of 5 shots he faced for a save percentage of 40%. Virden’s Ethan Peterson took the loss stopping 28 of 33 shots for a save percentage of 84.8%.