The weekend prior to the Christmas break the Petroleum Association Midget Flyers hit the road for two league wins to close out the 2009 schedule and solidify their first place standing. On Dec 19, the Flyers knocked off the Rycroft Sharks by a 4-2 score behind the two goals by Jordan Harder and the solid goaltending of Travis McLean who turned aside 40 shots. Michael Basco and Brett Young provided singles to round out the scoring. Chipping in with assists were Marvin Yahey, Brett Howard, Cayle Bell, Brennan Stragier, Basco and Blair Karasiuk. Next up for the Flyers was a 10-2 win in Grande Prairie to improve their league record to 4 wins, 1 loss and 3 ties. The offence was led by Blair Karasiuk with two goals and three assists, Brett Young with two goals and two assists, Marvin Yahey with three goals, Sean Ryder and Tyrell Fenton with three helpers each and Brennan Stragier with one goal and two assists. Other scorers were Cayle Bell and Michael Basco. Rounding out the effort with assists were Brendan Beamish with two helpers, Brett Howard, Wyatt Anderson, Bell and Basco. Travis Mclean again provided good goaltending with a number of timely saves.
The Flyers next action in the New Year is at the Enerplex on Jan 9, 2010 at 7:00 pm.