Aldergrove Kodiaks’ win puts team back in playoffs: ACTION PHOTOS

Kodiak defeat Surrey Knights 11-1, move up in standings to fourth place

The Aldergrove Kodiaks have edged out Mission Outlaws for the fourth place playoffs spot in the Harold Brittain conference after an 11-1 clobbering of the Surrey Knights, Wednesday at Aldergrove Arena.

The Kodiaks and Outlaws both have 27 points but the Kodiaks have two games in hand and the two teams will be battling for that coveted playoffs spot when they meet this Saturday at Mission Rec Centre. The Outlaws also play the North Vancouver Wolf Pack this Friday night in what will be the Outlaws’ 37th game of the season.

The Langley Trappers moved up into third place with 29 points in 35 games after defeating the Outlaws 1-0, also on Wednesday night, at George Preston Rec Centre. Trapper Nicholas Wagner scored the winner with 29 seconds to go in their tilt against the Outlaws, and the Trappers also outshot the Outlaws 39-27.

The Kodiaks have 27 points after 34 games (12-19-1-2), while the Knights are out of contention and in sixth place with only three points in 36 games.

The Kodiaks outshot the Knights 49-16 and scored on one of four power plays while the Knights failed to score on their four power plays.

The Kodiaks were up 5-1 in the first period, with goals by Kodiaks Davin Padgham, Tyler Cannon, Matt Oliver (2) and Dayton Spink and a short-handed goal by Knight Andrew Jesson.

Kodiaks Spink, Padgham and Jakob Ruck (short-handed) scored in the second period.

Third period goals were from Oliver, Kyle Bosko and Arjan Cheema.

Game stars were all Kodiaks: Spink, Cannon and Nate Castonguay.

Kodiak travel to Mission to play the Outlaws on Saturday, Jan. 13, 6:45 p.m. and then host the Richmond Sockeyes on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 7:15 p.m at Aldergrove Area.

The Kodiaks then travel to play the North Vancouver Wolf Pack on Saturday, Jan. 20 and the Grandview Steelers on Sunday, Jan. 21, before hosting the Port Moody Panthers on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 715 p.m. at Aldergrove Arena.

Remaining regular season games are on Jan. 31 vs. Abbotsford Pilots, Feb. 1 vs. Richmond Sockeyes, Feb. 3 vs. Mission Outlaws, Feb. 7 vs. Langley Trappers, and Feb. 8 vs. Surrey Knights.

Three of the Kodiaks will also play for the Harold Brittain conference in the Pacific Junior Hockey League All-Star game against the Tom Shaw conference this Monday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m. at George Preston Rec Centre. Kodiaks Davin Padgham, Kyle Bosko and Matt Oliver will play for the Brittain side.

 

Just Posted

Beer garden incorporated into Langley’s 25th annual Arts Alive

More entertainment, more vendors, more food, and a new beverage station added to Saturday’s festival.

For her murdered son, ‘Burnouts in the Sky’ returns to Cloverdale Saturday

Annual car show staged for the first time since Bradley McPherson’s killer was convicted

Cloverdale Market Days highlighting kids, entertainment this weekend

Saturday, Aug. 18 will mark the second-to-last market of the season

Fires breaking out near Langley athletic park

The fires may be linked to homeless activity, but hot weather is also a factor.

Imagination plays big in KidZone at Langley’s new RibFest

Langley Rotarians are counting down the days until this weekend and the first-ever charity RibFest.

A look at B.C. wildfire smoke from space

NASA provides a timelapse of smoke covering B.C. from space

Child dies in boating incident in Okanagan

A North Vancouver family was boating on Kalamalka Lake in Vernon when the incident occured

Aldergrove Dodgers bat Silver

Aldergrove PeeWee A 13U Dodgers earned silver at Provincials

B.C. Wildfires 2018: Province calls for federal aid

More fires have burned in B.C. already this year than did in all of 2017

Kayak in Indian Arm waters off B.C.’s Deep Cove and feast on famous doughnuts

About a half hour drive from Vancouver, Deep Cove is a great kayaking spot for locals and tourists

Child, 4, attacked by cougar near Fernie

The BC Conservation Officer Service said it happened while the family was fishing

Aldergrove seniors hall kitchen renovated

New cabinets and countertops installed with New Horizons grant funding

Trans Mountain pipeline protesters practise resisting police at Camp Cloud

Last week, a Supreme Court judge granted the City of Burnaby an injunction ordering protesters to remove everything from the site

Drug-checking started as pilot in four B.C. communities to test for fentanyl

Substance is mixed with water on test strip, and result is revealed in minutes

Most Read