Despite a fantastic effort from Aaron Trotter, making 36 saves, the Prince George Spruce Kings win streak came to an end tonight, falling to the Pentciton Vees by a 3-0 score.
PG 5 PEN 10
PEN: On a Vees power-play, Vees captain Fin Williams spotted Luc Wilson at the bottom of the right circle and the puck went off his skate and by Aaron Trotter to give the Vees the lead. Wilson’s team leading fifth of the year came at 6:18 from Williams and Ryan Hopkins.
PEN: A few moments later, the Vees struck again, courtesy of an Ethan Mann wrister from the right circle to give Penticton a two-goal lead. Mann’s first of the season was assisted by both Luke Vardy and Frank Djurasevic at 6:49.
PG 3 PEN 14
PEN: With the Spruce Kings net empty, Jackson Nieuwendyk got the puck at centre and ripped it into the empty cage to secure the game for the Vees. Nieuwendyk’s first of the year was assisted by Case McDonald at 17:59.
PG 5 PEN 14
PG 0 PEN 3
PG 13 PEN 38
PG 0-4 PEN 1-4
1.PEN: Kaeden Lane (13 Saves)
2.PG: Aaron Trotter (36 Saves
3.PEN: Ethan Mann (1 G)
FORTIS BC ENERGY PLAYER OF THE GAME:
PEN: Casey McDonald (1 A)
NEXT GAME: Tomorrow (Saturday) night against the Merritt Centennials at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena. 7:00 PM Puck Drop.