The Aldergrove Kodiaks brought a great team spirit to their Dec. 16 tilt versus the Grandview Steelers and were rewarded with a 4-1 win.
Despite having a 10-3 power play advantage over the Kodiaks the Steelers were only able to score on one of their 5-4 man-advantages, to open the scoring early in the second period.
However, midway through the period Kodiak Cameron Davitt responded with the tying goal, assisted by Derian White and Joshua Poitras.
It was all Kodiaks in the third period as the team scored three more, with a power play goal from Poitras, assisted by Joshua Pollock, an unassisted short-handed goal from Wyatt Versluis, and an empty-netter from Davitt, assisted by Nathan Washington and Davin Padgham, in the dying minute of the game.
The Kodiaks outshot the Steelers 39-31 and Davitt and Versluis were the game’s first and second stars, respectively.
The result gives the Kodiaks 30 points after 28 games (14-12-0-2).
KODIAKS DOWN KNIGHTS 9-3
The Aldergrove Kodiaks extended their current win streak to four with a 9-3 score over the Langley Knights, Dec. 17 at George Preston Arena.
The Kodiaks took an early lead with 4-1 going into the second period and never looked back. Aldergrove scored the only goal in the second period and added four more in the third.
Aldergrove outshot the Knights 55-36 but were unable to score on any of six power plays, while the Knights scored on one of five.
The win improved the Kodiaks standing to 32 points after 29 games (15-12-0-2).
Scorers for Aldergrove were Eric Callegari (2), Spencer Unger, Nathan Washington (2), Joshua Pollock, Derian White, Kyle Bosko, and Matt Oliver.
Assists came from Spencer Unger (3), Brandon Dolby (2), Davin Padgham, Cameron Davitt (2), Matt Oliver, Eric Callegari, Nathan Washington, Joshua Pollock and Elijah Vilio.
Unger and Callegari were the game’s first and third stars, respectively.
The Kodiaks now take a Christmas holiday before returning for the remainder of the season in the new year. Their first away games are on Jan. 2 at Langley, Jan. 3 at Ridge Meadows, and home against the Mission Outlaws, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 7:15 p.m.
Aldergrove Kodiak Cameron Davitt scored twice on the Grandview Steelers in a 4-1 win Dec. 16.