Aldergrove Kodiaks' Davin Padgham (left) scored the tying goal in their 3-2 victory over the Richmond Sockeyes on Jan. 7.

Kodiaks claw Sockeyes in 3-2 win

Aldergrove Kodiaks redeemed themselves with a 3-2 win over the Richmond Sockeyes.

After suffering a humiliating 6-2 defeat on Wednesday night to the Mission Outlaws the Aldergrove Kodiaks redeemed themselves the next night with a 3-2 win over the Richmond Sockeyes.

The Kodiaks were up 1-0 in the first period after Nathan Washington scored at 7:03, assisted by Joshua Pollock and Erik Bocale.

The Sockeyes moved into the lead in the second with a pair of goals in the first half but the Kodiaks responded with another pair of goals before the scoreless third period to take the 3-2 win.

Scoring for Aldergrove were Davin Padgham and Spencer Unger (on a power play), with assists from Quinncy Leroux, Cameron Davitt (2) and Eric Callegari.

Aldergrove outshot the Sockeyes 36-30 and scored on one of five power plays while the Sockeyes scored on one of seven.

The game’s first star went to Sockeye keeper Quinten Paille, second star went t6o Kodiak Davin Padgham and third star went to Kodiaks keeper Dawson Rodin.

The result improved the Kodiaks to 38 points after 33 games (18-13-0-2).

The Kodiaks host Abbotsford Pilots Jan. 13 at Aldergrove Arena and travel to Ridge Meadows to face the Flames on Jan. 15.