Andrew Seaman’s fifth of the Pod Season and Nick Rhéaume’s first BCHL goal, backed by a 20 save shutout from Aaron Trotter led to the Spruce Kings third victory in the Pod with a 2-0 victory over the Merritt Centennials.
The Spruce Kings opened the scoring at 5:19 into the opening frame, it was Andrew Seaman who picked the pocket of a Centennial forward and was able to slide a backhander on a breakaway underneath the pad of Josh Dias to give Prince George an early lead. Seaman’s team leading fifth of the season was unassisted.
Prince George opened up a two-goal lead 4:08 into the third period. Nick Rheaume received a Rowan Miller pass off the boards and fired it over the shoulder of Dias to make it 2-0. Rheaumes first BCHL goal was assisted by Miller who had the lone helper.
PG 36 MER 20
PG: Aaron Trotter 20 Saves (2-1)
MER: Josh Dias 34 Saves (1-3)
- Andrew Seaman (PG 1 G)
- Aaron Trotter (PG 20 Saves)
- Josh Dias (MER 34 Saves)
FORTIS ENERGY PLAYER OF THE GAME: Nick Rhéaume (PG 1 G)