The Fort St. John Huskies drove down to Dawson Creek last night for their first of three games this week. The Huskies fell behind 3-1 in the first period, but they scored two goals in the last five minutes to tie the game.
The Canucks scored just over a minute into the second period to re-take the lead, but the Huskies tied it up a minute later and controlled the game from there, going on to score five goals, and chase Dawson Creek goalie Conor Webb in a 9-4 win.
The star of the game was unquestionably Brady Marzocco, with four goals and one assist. He scored in each period and was a presence the full 60 minutes. Alex Nimmo came up big as well with one goal and four assists, while NWJHL leading scorer Gary Loewen added to his total with one goal and two assists.
Tyler McArthur had one of his busier games of the year, facing 31 shots, but won the game comfortably.
The Huskies host the Fairview Flyers on Saturday, January 18, at 8 p.m., for their next game.
Fort St. John Huskies at Dawson Creek Huskies
Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 8:00 p.m., Memorial Arena, Dawson Creek
Scoring — Fort St. John, Brady Marzocco (unassisted) 5:41; Dawson Creek, James Lalikeas (Dustin Bahm) 9:18; Dawson Creek, Dustin Bahm (unassisted) 14:29; Dawson Creek, James Lalikeas (Jackson O'Brien, Carter Mack) 15:06; Fort St. John, Alex Nimmo (Brady Marzocco, Jared Loewen) 15:19; Fort St. John, Brady Marzocco (Alex Nimmo, Gary Loewen) 19:30.
Penalties — No penalties.
Scoring — Dawson Creek, Carter Mack (Dustin Bahm) 1:15; Fort St. John, Logan Kimmie (Cayden Frenette, Nils Nemec) 2:47; Fort St. John, Brady Marzocco (Dawson Phillips) 8:08; Fort St. John, Gary Loewen (Connor Kindrat, Alex Nimmo) 11:25; Fort St. John, Dawson Phillips (Teagan McMullen, Alex Nimmo) 17:19.
Penalties — Dawson Creek, Raymond Prive (holding, 2 min.) 11:19; Fort St. John, Aiden Tegart (fighting, 5 min., game misconduct, 10 min.) 18:21; Dawson Creek, Sam Needham (fighting, 5 min., game misconduct, 2 min.) 18:21.
Scoring — Fort St. John, Brady Marzocco (Gary Loewen) 10:15; Fort St. John, Nick Loewen (Oscar Burgess, Jared Winkel) 10:36.
Penalties — Fort St. John, Oscar Burgess (tripping, 2 min.) 1:10; Dawson Creek, Raymond Prive (hooking, 2 min.) 3:14; Fort St. John, Carter Spenst (goalie interference, 2 min.) 4:42; Dawson Creek, Mason Ducharme (roughing, 2 min.) 4:42; Fort St. John, Nick Loewen (roughing, 2 min.) 16:32; Dawson Creek, Ethan Buck (cross checking, 2 min.) 4:42; Fort St. John, Teagan McMullen (roughing, 2 min.) 16:48; Dawson Creek, Will Fletcher (roughing, 2 min.) 16:48; Dawson Creek, Mason Ducharme (cross checking, 2 min.) 18:06.
Powerplay — Fort St. John (0/3); Dawson Creek (0/1)
Goal (saves/shots) — Fort St. John, Tyler McArthur (27/31); Dawson Creek, Conor Webb (25/32), Matthew Ens (15/17)
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