A short lineup did not deter the Dawson Creek Canucks from winning their sixth game in seven starts this NPHL season.
Matt Schmermund scored the hat trick as DC won in GRIM 7-3 Saturday night. With the win, DC [6-1-0-0] climbed back into first place in the West Division, one point ahead of idle Grande Prairie.
It was GRIM’s first loss [4-1-0-1] in regulation this season.
Christian Kenny’s goal opened the scoring and Kurt Konopelka’s power play goal gave GRIM a 2-0 lead after one period.
However, DC rallied in the second by outscoring GRIM 3-0 and outshooting them 18-8. Schmermund scored this first of three goals, while Spencer Gover and Jeff Taylor added others.
Ty Wiebe tied the game at the 3:01 mark of the third period. Continue reading “DC Rallies in Late Periods For Win”