SCOREBOARD: Fort St. John Senior Flyers 9, High Prairie Regals 5

The Flyers beat the Regals 9-5 in a high-scoring, penalty-filled match in High Prairie last night, despite the Flyers having just 11 skaters.

With the Flyers up 4-2 after the first period, the game turned chippy in the second and the third. The Regals received 117 penalty minutes, with four players getting game misconducts. The Flyers, meanwhile, had just 25 penalty minutes, and gave the Regals only one powerplay. 

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Jeff Shipton had a big game with two goals and an assist, while Steven Fast added a goal and three assists as well.


Fort St. John Senior Flyers at High Prairie Regals

Saturday, January 5, 2019, 8:30 p.m., High Prairie Arena

1st Period

Scoring — High Prairie, Hector Lamouche (Verny Cunningham, Brendan Cunningham) 5:10; Fort St. John, FSJ, Jeff Shipton (Lien Miller–Jeannotte, Reid Campbell) 5:33; Fort St. John, Jordan Gies (Sam Brennan, Steven Fast) 7:07; Fort St. John, Jeff Shipton (Jordan Gies, Steven Fast) 11:12; High Prairie, Drake Cunningham (Lloyd AhKimNahchie) 12:58; Fort St. John, Lien Miller–Jeannotte (Joey Massingham, Reid Campbell) 14:22.

Penalties — High Prairie, Claude Cunningham (tripping, 2 min.) 8:26.

2nd Period

Scoring — High Prairie, Brendan Cunningham (Drake Cunningham, Lloyd AhKimNachie) short handed, 3:07; Fort St. John, Jaxon Glass (Jordan Gies, Rylan Sideroff) powerplay, 3:23; Fort St. John, Jordan Gies (Steven Fast, Brandon Pfeil) powerplay, 5:47; Fort St. John, Sam Brennan (Jaxon Glass, Jordan Gies) 7:59; Fort St. John, Steven Fast (Reid Campbell, Josh Bennett) powerplay, 17:29.

Penalties — High Prairie, Kirk Ruecker (tripping, 2 min.) 2:16; Fort St. John, Josh Bennett (roughing, 2 min.) 4:19; High Prairie, Ross Cowell (roughing, 2 min.) 4:19; High Prairie, Kirk Ruecker (roughing after the whistle, 2 min.) 4:19; High Prairie, Lawrence Anderson (slashing, 2 min.) 5:04; Fort St. John, Brandon Pfeil (roughing, 2 min.) 9:12; High Prairie, Austin Doan (roughing, 2 min.) 9:12; High Prairie, Mitch Price (slashing, 2 min.) 9:41; High Prairie, Drake Cunningham (misconduct) 9:50; Fort St. John, Reid Campbell (elbowing, 2 min.) 11:48; High Prairie, Jamie MacMinn (slashing, 2 min.) 11:48; Fort St. John, Travis McLean (roughing, 2 min.) 13:50; High Prairie,  Claude Cunningham (goaltender interference) 13:50; High Prairie, Brendan Cunningham (elbowing, 2 min.) 16:42; High Prairie, Lawrence Anderson (misconduct) 17:11; High Prairie, Austin Mood-Flag (game misconduct, gross misconduct) 17:11; Fort St. John, Brandon Pfeil (hooking, 2 min.) 19:23.

3rd Period

Scoring — High Prairie, Mitch Price (Drake Cunningham) powerplay, 00:32; Fort St. John, Reid Campbell (Lien Miller-Jeannotte, Jeff Shipton) 6:39; High Prairie, Hector Lamouche (Kole Shaw, Austin Doan) short handed, 19:02.

Penalties — High Prairie, Mitch Price (game misconduct) 8:34; Fort St. John, Jordan Gies (fighting, 5 min., game misconduct (13:14); High Prairie, Brendan Cunningham (fighting, 5 min., game misconduct) 13:14; High Prairie, Drake Cunningham (instigating, 2 min., fighting, 5 min., double game misconduct, match penalty for abuse of an official) 13:14.


Goal (saves/shots) — Fort St. John, Travis McLean (32/37); High Prairie, Ryan Penchuk/ Matt MacMinn (32/41)

Powerplay — Fort St. John (3/8); Manning (1/1)

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