The Aldergrove Kodiaks handed the Ridge Meadows Flames their first loss of the new season before a full house at Aldergrove Arena, Wednesday, Sept. 17.
The Kodiaks outshot the Flames 48-27 that night and it paid off with a 4-0 blanking of the Ridge visitors.
Kodiaks captain Aaron Markin opened the scoring in the first period, unassisted. Cameron Davitt and Brandon Dolby added two more in the second, assisted by Jordan Funk and Wyatt Versluis, respectively.
Quinncy Leroux clinched the deal on a power play at 17:51 of the third, assisted by Jeremy Zomar and Nolan Wallinger, to close the game with a 4-0 win.
Kodiaks keeper Griffin Baillie earned the game’s first star for turning aside all of the Flames’ shots at his net. Third star went to Markin.
The result puts the Kodiaks and Flames at the top of the Harold Brittain conference with four points apiece after three games.
The Kodiaks face the Richmond Sockeyes at Richmond Arena Thursday night (Sept. 18) before returning home Wednesday, Sept. 24 to host the Port Moody Panthers.
The Kodiaks travel to Ladner Leisure Centre, Tuesday, Sept. 30 to take on the Delta Ice Hawks and host the Mission City Outlaws on Wednesday, Oct. 1.