Friday, January 29, 2016

Wild Edges Surrey
















Surrey, BC. – The Wenatchee Wild continued their Mainland Division road swing Friday night, coming from behind to defeat the Surrey Eagles 4-3 at the South Surrey Arena.

The game started out as a tight checking affair, before Matt Baker (Midhurst, ON) lit the lamp at 9:51. The unassisted goal gave the Wild a 1-0 lead after one.

Surrey would tie the game in the second. Jeffrey Stewart scored, assisted by Nick Azar at 6:19 and it was 1-1 after two.

In the third, it took Surrey just 13 seconds to grab the lead. Jaxon Joseph scored off the rush, with Azar drawing the assist, putting the Eagles up 2-1. However, Wenatchee would answer with three straight goals to go back on top. August Von Ungern (Boise, ID) scored from Baker and Daniel Nachbaur (Seattle, WA) at 6:30, then Von Ungern scored from Baker at 6:50, giving the Wild a 3-2 lead. Wenatchee appeared to seal the deal late, as Brendan Harris (Las Vegas, NV) scored an unassisted, shorthanded, empty net goal at 18:52, putting the Wild on top, 4-2. But, as it turned out, that goal was very important. Surrey, who remained on the power play, got a goal from Joseph, assisted by Kurt Black and Austin Anselmo at 19:27. The goal brought the Eagles within one, but they could get no closer, as Wenatchee held on for the 4-3 win.

The Wild outshot Surrey 27-20 on the night. Chase Perry (Andover, MN) made 17 saves for Wenatchee, while Justin Laforest had 23 stops for the Eagles. The Wild went 0-for-4 on the power play and 5-of-6 on the penalty kill. “It’s nice to get a greasy win, when we definitely didn’t play very well tonight.” said Wenatchee Wild Head Coach/General Manager Bliss Littler. “Definitely had too many passengers. Lucky the bus wasn’t one of those Flintstone busses, where you have to use your legs, because we had a lot of passengers not working tonight. As a staff, we’re going to have to do better getting our guys ready to go tomorrow night. Again, big battle with Langley. Really, it’s a battle for home ice. Our next three are against Langley; we need to be ready to get that first one tomorrow.”

With the win, the Wild improves to 26-15-2-3 on the season; Surrey falls to 6-37-0-2. Wenatchee stays out on the road for one more game, Saturday, January 30th, at the Langley Rivermen, before returning home to host Langley for a pair of games on Friday and Saturday, February 5th and 6th, 7:05pm both nights at the Town Toyota Center.

Battle For The Border

No comments:

Oh Baby Vision

How to watch the videos on Oh Baby Vision

In the upper left hand corner, there's three horizontal lines. Click that once or twice and it'll bring up thumbnails of all the movies. Click on the one you want to watch and it'll start. It may play the next one automatically, or you may have to click the little box to bring the thumbnails back up.



Now with the addition of more videos, just use the scroll bar on the right to choose the one you want to watch.



I hope you like 'em

My CRC Connections

Jimmy's Eighth Birthday!

Countdown to Beaver Football

Countdown To Saskatchewan Roughriders Football

Countdown to Tampa Bay Buccaneers Football

Countdown to Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey