This weekend featured a couple of games by the Norman North Stars AAA Under 18 hockey club in The Pas, and OCN as they took on the Parkland Rangers in a couple of back to back games.
Saturday Night the North Stars played well. coming out to a 1-0 lead in the 1st period on a goal by Dredyn Robinson on the Power Play.
The second period was a little more even. The North Stars came out with a goal 3 mins into the second by Captain Jordan Pfoh to make the score 2-0. Then the Parkland Rangers would get on the board to make it 2-1. Dredyn Robinson would ad a second power play goal to put the North Stars back up 2 goals. to make it 3-1. But the Rangers wouldn't be undone. as they would score with 2 mins left to go in the second to make the score 3-2 going into the second intermission.
The Parkland Rangers would even up the game 3-3 5 mins into the 3rd frame. On an ensuing power play. Captain Jordan Pfoh would add another power play goal to put the North Stars back in the lead 4-3. The Parkland Rangers would pull the goalie with 2 mins left in the 3rd and would capitalize on the extra attacker and even the score 4-4. which would send the game into overtime.
The Norman North Stars would get a couple of glorious chances into the overtime period. but the Parkland Rangers would once again capitalize on their chance and score at 1:56 into the overtime and beat the Norman North Stars 5-4 in Overtime.
Game 2 was Sunday Afternoon at the GLMC in Opaskwayak Cree Nation.
The 1st period would see no scoring by either team.
The second period was a tight frame as each team played each other very well. But the Parkland Rangers would draw 1st blood making the game 1-0 and the lone goal after the second period.
The Norman North Stars would get a power play chance to even the tilt. But the Parkland Rangers would score short handed making the score 2-0 after the Sunday Matinee game.
Next games for the Norman North Stars are this weekend as they return home to Thompson at the C.A. Nesbit Arena against the Southwest Cougars.
Check out their website for full details : https://www.normannorthstars.com/