On January 7,8 and 9 the Petroleum Association Midget Flyers hosted their Midget Tier 2 Tournament in Memory of Kyle Bakstad. The Prince George Cougars defeated the Terrace Kermodes 4-2 to take first place. The Midget Flyers placed third with a 5-1 win over rival Dawson Creek Canucks. In the round robin the Flyers beat Mackenzie 5-2 and Dawson Creek 4-1 with losses to Terrace and Prince George. Michael Bacso led the offence with 3 goals and 3 assists followed by Sam Aitken with 5 assists and Cayle Bell with four goals. Contributing three points each were Blair Karasiuk, Jayton Wieler, Kyle Leonard, and Tyrell Fenton followed by Tanner Moulton, Beauden Lancaster and Brett Howard with two points apiece. Chad Roberts, Braylan Eklund, Brent Loewen, Jordan Eklund and Derek Donis contributed singles. Both Ty Helgason and Ryan Bueckert provided solid goaltending.
The Flyers put their 5-0 league record on the line as they hit the road next weekend for games against High Prairie and Peace River.