VICTORIA, B.C.— Grizzlies fought back after going down by one in the in the third and then pulled off the win in the second overtime.
The Grizzlies scored two quick Goals in the first, the opening goal was just 54 seconds into the first period.
After that the teams battled back and forth until the second overtime when the Grizzlies took the win.
Here is a summary of the nights scoring:
0:54 VIC Sage Englund (1) ASST: Justin Michaelian (1), Nick Guiney (2)
1:23 VIC Keyvan Mokhtari (1) ASST: Jamie Rome (1), Lucas Clark (1)
6:50 AV Ryan Steele (1) ASST: Connor Welsh (1), Henry Marshall (1)
13:40 AV Connor Welsh (1) ASST: Tristan Bukovec (1), Ryan Finnegan (1)
14:17 VIC Cole Pickup (1) ASST: Tyler Welsh (1), Keyvan Mokhtari (1) (PP)
2:53 AV Cayden Kraus (1) ASST: Quinn Syrydiuk (1), Braydon Nelson (1) (PP)
7:01 AV Auggie Moore (1) ASST: Jordan Sandhu (2)
10:04 VIC Keyvan Mokhtari (2) ASST: None (SH)
The Grizzlies spent a lot time in the box and worked hard to kill 8 out 9 penalties, and went 1 for 6 on the power play.
Mokhtari and Michaelian lead the points with 3 and 2 respectively.
The 3 stars of the game were 1.Keyvan Mokhtari 2. Connor Welsh 3. Cole Pickup and the Fortis Energy Player was Nick Guiney
Grizzlies go to Cowichan Tuesday at 7:00pm at the Big Stick, if you cannot make it up there you can catch the broadcast at on mixlr or fasthockey.com
Come and watch the Grizzlies take on the Surrey Eagles next Friday evening at 7:00pm.
At Fridays game Grizzlies will make a tribute to Cater Navarrete. Carter was a close friend, brother and player in the Grizzly family. Carter was coached by Grizzlies Head Coach Craig Didmon who also played with Carter’s father in Midget. Cater’s brother Cole helped the team by writing the Game Day Reports for the Grizzlies last season and volunteered at countless Grizzlies games.