Skip to content

Wild storm back to edge Spruce Kings


Spruce Kings vs Wenatchee Wild Rolling Mix Concrete Arena Prince George. Photo:Vicki Brown

The house of horrors that is the Town Toyota reared its ugly head again for the Prince George Spruce Kings.

Two second period goals from Jacob Modry and AJ Vanderbeck propelled the Wenatchee Wild to a 3-2 come from behind victory over the Spruce Kings on Saturday.

Ben Poisson and Patrick Cozzi put Prince George ahead after 20 minutes with a 2-1 lead as they outshot the Wild 14-8.

Wenatchee swarmed the Spruce Kings in the third period as they outshot the visitors 13-3 to end the game.

Evan DeBrouwer made 24 saves in defeat while Austin Park picked up the win in net for the Wild.

It was the first game for newly-acquired forward Blake Hayward who picked up an assist in his debut after being acquired from the Coquitlam Express this week.

The Spruce Kings drop to 11-8-2-3 on the season and are a point back of the second-place Chilliwack Chiefs in the Mainland Division.

The team’s three game road trip concludes Sunday in West Kelowna against the Warriors.

-Spruce Kings

June 16, 2024The Prince George Spruce Kings announce the signed commitment of Carter Wishart (’05) for the 2024/2025 season. Wishart is a 6’1, 172-pound goaltender from Chaska, Minnesota, who spent the last two seasons with the Chippewa Steel of the North American Hockey League. In 58 NAHL games, Wishart had a 2.90 GAA and a .905 Save […] [...] Read more...
June 16, 2024BY COLE WALDIE Prince George Cougars Off the heels of a tremendous rookie season in the Western Hockey League (WHL), Terik Parascak shouldn’t have to wait long to hear his name called at the 2024 NHL Entry Draft. When they lower the lights on June 29 at the Sphere in Las Vegas, NV, Cougars fans […] [...] Read more...
June 13, 2024Joshua Greenwood and his Inner City Wardogs teammates are ready to throw some serious leather at the Rumble 32 boxing card in Quesnel on Saturday. The 17-year-old Greenwood will be stepping into the ring for the second bout of his young career, while Michael Brooks, Cartel Niedermayer and Thunder Innis will all duck under the […] [...] Read more...
June 13, 2024Engage Sport North is hosting a series of half-day summer camps at the Northern Sport Centre in Prince George to introduce children and youth, ages 6 -12, to sports they’ve never tried before. The Try-It Summer Camps run weekly from 1-4 p.m. in July and August and offer an assortment of various activities. Six weeks […] [...] Read more...

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *