The Virden Oil Capitals played back-to-back games against the Waywayseecappo Wolverines Sept 24th in Wayway and Sept 25th at Tundra Oil & Gas Place.
In Waywayseecappo on Friday, Sept. 24th the Oil Caps dropped the game 7-2. Wayway started out strong and never looked backed. Oil Caps forward Evan Groening scored his first ever MJHL goal at 9:40 in the second period with assists from Braden Fischer and Tyler Thoendel.
The second period finished with Wayway scoring to make it 5-1 for Wayway heading into the third frame.
During the 3rd, Wayway continued to press, scoring just 22 seconds into the final frame.
Braden Fischer was able to find the net for his 3rd of the season and the game ended at a score of 7-2 for Wayway.
The Waywayseecappo Wolverines headed our way to Tundra Oil & Gas Place for game 4 of the 4-game series.
The Virden Oil Capitals bounced back and came out on top 7-4 after the first 3 losses out of the series.
Dylan Halliday started the scoring off just 2 and a half minutes into the first with assists from captain Logan Rands and Carson Buydens.
As the clock counted down in the first period Braden Fischer scored at 14:32 leaving the score 2-0 heading into the second.
The Oil Caps were fired up going into the second frame and slammed in 3 more goals. Carson Buydens beat the Wolverines goaltender Liam Tereposky with a powerplay goal at 3:44, Braden Fischer with his second of the night at 11:51, and Dylan Halliday with his second of the night at 12:30.
With the Oil Caps leading in goals the third period began with Branden Huminuk scoring the 6th goal for the Virden Oil Caps however, Caleb Petrie put Wayway on the board shortly after at 1:26. Wayway then put in 2 more goals making the score 6-3 going into the last half of the 3rd frame.
Evan Groening scored the 7th and final goal for the Oil Caps. Wayway’s Caleb Petrie scored his second of the game and the game ended at 7-4 Oil Caps.
Virden Oil Capitals next home action is Friday, Oct. 1st at Tundra Oil & Gas Place. Puck drop at 7:30pm or you can watch the game on HockeyTV.