DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – The Dawson Creek Junior Canucks and Grande Prairie County JDS Kings will be battling it out tonight for sole possession of first place in the NWJHL.
Both the Kings and Jr. Canucks currently lead the league with three wins each. The Kings have a perfect 3-and-0 record against the Fairview Flyers, Sexsmith Vipers, and North Peace Navigators. Dawson Creek meanwhile has gone 3-1 to start their season, losing their first game to the Navs 4-2, before notching a pair of wins against the Beaverlodge Blades, and another against the Flyers. The Jr. Canucks and Kings take to the ice tonight at the Dawson Creek Memorial Arena tonight at 8:00 p.m.
Elsewhere, the Flyers will be travelling to Peace River to take on the Navigators, who currently sit in third spot in the NWJHL with a pair of wins, one of which was a 5-1 over the Huskies last Friday night.
In addition to tomorrow night’s home opener at the North Peace Arena against the Vipers, the Jr. Canucks will head on the road to take on the Beaverlodge Blades for the third time this season.