GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – The Fort St. John Flyers continued their winning streak this past weekend on the road in Grande Prairie.
Playing against the Athletics on Thursday night, the Flyers got caught as the Athletics scored first 58 seconds into the opening frame. Fort St. John battled back, and Robbie Sidhu evened things up with just over 6:30 left in the first assisted by Josh Bruha and Daylen Pearson.
Fort St. John got a pair of go-ahead goals in the second period. Just over two minutes in, Brennan GIroux made it 2-1 with an unassistedd tally, before Cole Calliou added some insurance halfway through the second assisted by Pearson.
Grande Prairie had a pair of answers of their own in the third period, scoring with just 1:28 left to force overtime.
In the 3-on-3 extra frame, it only took the Flyer 45 seconds to find the back of the Athletics’ net. Marshall Sidwell sealed the deal for the Flyers in sudden death assisted by Sidhu to keep the Flyers’ unbeaten streak alive.
The Flyers are back on home ice this Thursday night as they face off against the Dawson Creek Senior Canucks. The warm-up starts at 8:00 p.m., with the puck drop at 8:30.