Langley Trappers’ Ben Hamel (#16) keeps the front of the net clear during junior B hockey at the George Preston Recreation Centre on Sept. 6. Hamel had the game-winning in his team’s most recent game, a 4-1 victory on Oct. 4. Gary Ahuja Langley Times

Trappers tame Panthers

Langley junior B hockey club breaks back into win column

The Langley Trappers snapped a three-game losing streak, defeating the visiting Port Moody Panthers 4-1.

The junior B hockey teams faced off on Wednesday night at the George Preston Recreation Centre in PJHL action.

Thomas Colter and Ben Hamel gave Langley a 2-0 lead after 40 minutes and after Port Moody’s Cameron Judson cut the lead in half with less than two minutes to play, the Trappers’s Carter Graham and Dustin Withrow each hit the empty net to seal the victory.

Kristian Lyon finished with 31 saves as the Trappers were out-shot 32-27.

The win improves Langley to 4-6-0-0 and the team will look for a second straight victory when they visit the Mission Outlaws on Oct. 7.