The Cariboo Cougars fell to 0-2 on Saturday at the Mac's AAA Midget World Invitational in Calgary, dropping a 6-2 decision to the Red Deer Optimist Chiefs from Alberta.
Isaiah Berra scored both of the goals for the Cariboo squad, on the power play in the first and again with the man advantage in the second. Steven Jandric picked up assists on both goals, while Colton Thomas recorded a helper on the first tally.
The teams were tied 1-1 after one, but the Chiefs got the next two goals to open the second before Berra got one back. Red Deer led 5-2 after the second and added one more in the final frame.
Jeremy Matte 29 saves in a losing effort.
The Cougars continue the round robin on Sunday morning against B.C. Major Midget League rival Okanagan Rockets.
Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2013 02:56
The Cougars will look for their first win on Saturday when they play Alberta's Red Deer Optimist Chiefs.
Last Updated on Saturday, 28 December 2013 06:40
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The old guys prevail in the annual Cariboo Cougars alumni game beating the current squad 7-5. Up next the Macs tournament starting Friday. The Cats will take on the Notre Dame Argos at 4:15 pacific time.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 December 2013 10:20
Steven Jandric scored twice and Jeremy Matte made 20 saves for a shutout as the Cariboo Cougars blanked the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds 7-0 in Abbotsford on Saturday.
Jesse Roach had a three-point for the Cougars, who moved to 10-13-2 on the year, three points ahead of eighth-place Fraser Valley (8-14-3), heading into Sunday's rematch. The win also lifts the Cougars into a tie for sixth place with the North Island Silvertips.
Roach scored once and had two assists, while Bryan Allbee chipped in with a goal and an assist. Isaiah Berra, Chase Dubois and Jared Stevens also found the back of the net as the Cougars recorded at least a point for the third time in their past four games.
The Cougars and Thunderbirds will play their final league games before the holiday break on Sunday at 10 a.m. in Chilliwack.
Last Updated on Sunday, 22 December 2013 03:20