8.6 C
Fort St. John
Thursday, April 25, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Home Sports Trackers focus on tightening up defence ahead of Cougars rematches

Trackers focus on tightening up defence ahead of Cougars rematches


FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Northeast BC Yukon Trackers are looking to improve upon the progress that they made against the Prince George Tier 1 Midget Cougars last weekend, despite the difference on the scoreboard.

After losing the first game at the Pomeroy Sports Centre last Saturday 5-1, coach David Johnston says that the Trackers outplayed last year’s provincial championship team for 40 minutes in game two. After being tied 1-1 for two periods, the Trackers gave up three goals in 4 minutes in the third period. Sadly the team wasn’t able to regain momentum and ultimately lost 4-1.

In spite of this, Johnston says that the Trackers didn’t take the easy way out by playing against a weaker team to start the year, and have been practising all week on defensive end plays in order to help the players avoid having a defensive collapse again.

- Advertisement -

The Trackers will be playing against the Tier 1 Cougars tomorrow and Sunday in Prince George.

get the latest news in your inbox



Local Events

Must Read

Regional District meets with Province to further discuss Caribou Recovery

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - The Peace River Regional District held a special meeting on Tuesday to discuss Caribou Recovery, particularly the draft agreements.Tom Ethier,...