Grizzlies seal the deal against Capitals

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Story and Photos by Kasey Eriksen  (ISN)

January 19, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Cowichan Capitals paid a visit to the Bear Mountain Arena in Victoria Friday night to take on the Victoria Grizzlies. The teams played hard in front of a crowd of 1,240 spectators, including a bus load of Caps fans.

With Brady Rouleau in net for the Grizzlies and Spand in net for the Capitals. The teams were off to a fast start, but it was the Grizzlies who opened the period when David Mazurek buried one at 13:47, being the first to put his team on the board.

Mazurek’s goal would be the only goal in the first period of the game.

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Cowichan Capitals’ Mitch Ball hits the crossbar while trying to score on  Rouleau – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

At 6:10 of the second period, Grizzlies newcomer Pearce Eviston scored a power play goal, bringing the scoring to 2-0. It was RJay Barra who shot one past Rouleau getting his team on board at 17:45.

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Capitals Gordon has the puck and is being chased by the Grizzlies Myles  Powell – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

A total of three goals were scored in the third period, but it was the Grizzlies who opened the scoring when Gerry Fitzgerald shot the puck past Spand at 4:07. Kyle Horsman made his mark bringing the scoring to 3-2 for the Grizzlies.

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Grizzlies DJ Jones gets buried in snow during a race for the puck – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

It was Myles Fitzgerald who sealed the deal for the Grizzlies when he flipped one into the back of the net at 13:51, finishing the game with a score of 4-2 for the Grizzlies.

1st Period Shots on goal
Grizzlies 10 – Capitals 3

2nd Period Shots on goal
Grizzlies 7 – Capitals 10

3rd Period Shots on goal
Grizzlies 17- Capitals 5

Game Total
Grizzlies 34 – Capitals 18

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