SCOREBOARD: Grande Prairie Athletics 6, Fort St. John Senior Flyers 3

The Fort St. John Flyers lost a tough game at home on Thursday, Jan. 10 to the Grande Prairie Athletics, who, despite having just 12 skaters dressed, had more energy throughout the game and little trouble in beating the Flyers 6-3.

The Flyers had a short bench as well with only 15 skaters, and were without star players Rick Cleaver and Adam Horst. The Flyers, after being down 2-1 in the first, were tied 3-3 after two periods, but mounted no offence in the third. 

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Fort St. John has the weekend off, and will be back in action in Dawson Creek on Jan. 15 against the 12-2 Senior Canucks. 


Grande Prairie Athletics at Fort St. John Flyers

Thursday, January 10, 2019, 8:30 p.m., North Peace Arena

1st Period

Scoring — Grande Prairie, Sheldon MacArthur (Lyndin Lewis, Sam Bosek) 17:38; Fort St. John, Lien Miller-Jeannotte (Jeff Shipton, Reid Campbell) powerplay, 14:20; Grande Prairie, Andrew Buote (Sam Bosek) 12:04.

Penalties — Grande Prairie, Devin Bell (tripping, 2 min.) 14:55; Grande Prairie, Darien Fay (elbowing, 2 min.) 1:08; Fort St. John, Clayton Bahm (tripping, 2 min.) 0:33.

2nd Period

Scoring — Fort St. John, Ryan Forbes (Steven Fast, Reid Campbell) powerplay, 14:29; Fort St. John, Steven Fast (Tanner LeSann, Ty Gullickson) 9:04; Grande Prairie, Lyndin Lewis (Mark Stojan, Sam Bosek) 0:55. 

Penalties — Grande Prairie, Devin Bell (goalie interference, 2 min.) 14:46; Fort St. John, Daylen Pearson (hooking, 2 min.) 5:54; Grande Prairie, Lyndin Lewis (too many men, 2 min.) 3:42.

3rd Period

Scoring — Grande Prairie, Devin Bell (Braden Crone, Kelvin Neustater) 16:36; Grande Prairie, Braden Crone (Parker Sharp, Andrew Buote) powerplay, 15:14; Grande Prairie, Devin Bell (Kelvin Neustater) 4:15.

Penalties — Fort St. John, Lien Miller-Jeannotte (hooking, 2 min.) 15:45; Grande Prairie, Sheldon MacArthur (interference, 2 min.) 10:11; Fort St. John, Reid Campbell (interference, 2 min.) 6:27; Fort St. John, Robbie Sidhu (roughing, 2 min.) 5:26; Grande Prairie, Tyrell Kipling (roughing, 2 min.) 5:26; Fort St. John, Tanner LeSann (roughing, 2 min.) 2:55.


Goal (saves/shots) — Fort St. John, Ty Gullickson (27/33); Grande Prairie, Dave Larson (27/30)

Powerplay — Fort St. John (2/5); Grande Prairie (1/5)

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