Prince Albert, SK – Scoring seven-straight goals through the night, the Prince Albert Raiders defeated the Moose Jaw Warriors 7-2 on Friday evening at the Art Hauser Centre.
Returning from a six-game road trip, the Raiders gave their fans a night to remember with a potent attack that went off for a season-high 52 shots. Tied 1-1 at the end of 20 minutes, Prince Albert scored three times in both the second and third period en route to the win over their division rivals.
Simon Stransky (1g-2a) and Reid Gardiner (3a) each compiled three points to lead the Raiders on a night where seven different Prince Albert players scored. Jesse Lees, Brendan Guhle, Cal Babych, Austin Glover, Luke Coleman, and Jordan Tkatch each found the back of the net.
Despite netting the game’s first goal, the Warriors were unable to keep up with the Raiders’ offence on Friday. Jayden Halbgewachs and Dryden Hunt scored for the road team.
Raiders’ netminder Rylan Parenteau stopped 29 of 31 shots, while Warriors’ goaltender Brody Willms kicked out 45 of 52 attempts.
The Raiders outshot the Warriors 52-31. Prince Albert went 0-for-5 on the power play, while Moose Jaw was 1-for-3.
The Raiders notch their fifth win in a row and bring their record to 9-2-0-1, while the Warriors fall to 7-2-1-1.
The Prince Albert Raiders are back in action on Sunday, October 25 when they visit the Regina Pats. Puck drop is 4:00 PM. The Raiders play three games at home next week, starting with the Edmonton Oil Kings on Wednesday, October 28.