Senior Flyers struggle in 7-3 loss to Spirit River

The first period was back and forth between the two teams. Spirit River found the back of the net first early just a minute and a half in. The Flyers would respond later on in the first as the scored with 4:04 left in the first. Both teams would exchange goals in the final 1:30 of the opening frame as the score was tied at 2 heading to the second.

The Flyers were not able to keep pace in the second period as the teams returned to the ice. Spirit River would score three goals in an eight minute span to take control of the game 5-2.


Spirit River would expand their lead to 6-2 with a short handed marker midway through the third. Fort St. John tallied their third and final goal a minute and a half later, and the Rangers rounded out the scoring with their seventh goal of the evening to make the final 7-3.

Scoring in order for the Flyers were Jeff Fast, Trevor Fitzgerald, and Bryce Novak. Troy Hunt got the start in goal and faced 40 shots in the game.

Next for the Senior Flyers is a home game on January 8 as they take on the Grande Prairie Athletics at 8:30 p.m.