Aldergrove Kodiaks Jamieson Ree (#4) and keeper Ben Giesbrecht defend their goal from Delta Ice Hawks and #17 Evan Grannary

Kodiaks clipped by Hawks, 4-3

It was a hard-fought battle but the visiting Delta Ice Hawks took a third period goal to defeat the Aldergrove Kodiaks 4-3

It was a hard-fought battle but the visiting Delta Ice Hawks took a third period goal to defeat the Aldergrove Kodiaks 4-3 Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Aldergrove Arena.

The Kodiaks took a first period lead of 2-1 and almost matched the Hawks in total shots on goal with 31 to the Hawks’ 34.

However, the Hawks scored two unanswered goals, one on a power play, in the second for a 3-2 lead going into the third.

The Kodiaks evened it up early in the third but the Hawks scored one more for the win.

The Kodiaks were also killing six penalties in the third, including a three-man to five disadvantage, and this took its toll.

Scorers for the Kodiaks in the first period were Wyatt Versluis from Aaron Markin and and Quinncy Leroux, and Jordan Funk from Cameron Davitt and Eric Callegari. Elvis Jansons scored in the third from Leroux and Markin.

Hawk Brent Chreptyk got a goal and assist that night for the game’s first star, while Kodiaks Funk and Joshua Poitras were the second and third stars, respectively.

The Kodiaks stand at 12 points after 15 games (3-6-2-4), midway in the Haarold Brittain conference. The Langley Knights continue to lead at 19 points after 14 games, followed by the Ridge Meadows Flames with 12 after 13. Mission Outlaws follow the Kodiaks at 11 after 14 and the Abbotsford Pilots are close behind at 11 after 14.

The Kodiaks take a break until they host the the Richmond Sockeyes, Wednesday, Nov. 5. Puck drops at 7:15 p.m. The Kodiaks’ next away game is on Saturday, Nov. 8 against the North Vancouver Wolf Pack at the Harry Jerome Rec Centre.

Aldergrove Kodiaks Brandon Dolby (#8) and Eric Callegari (#19) jostle for shot on Delta Ice Hawks’ goal, Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Aldergrove Arena. It was a 4-3 win for the visitors. (Kurt Langmann photo)

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