Conference-leading Langley Knights back in win column

The Langley Knights are back on track.

The Knights snapped a four-game losing skid in a big way, after beating the Grandview Steelers 5-4 in double overtime on Thursday at the George Preston Recreation Centre, and then defeating the Ridge Meadows Flames 5-2 on Friday at Maple Ridge’s Planet Ice.

The wins give the Knights at 14-10-1-1 record.

They sit at the top of the Pacific Junior Hockey League’s five-team Harold Brittain Conference, two points in front of both the Aldergrove Kodiaks and Abbotsford Pilots.

Knights 5, Grandview Steelers 4 (double OT)

Colin Catchpole scored 3:39 into the second overtime period to lift the Knights to a come-from-behind win over the Steelers.

The Knights trailed 4-3 after 40 minutes of play, before Langley’s Blake Gorrill tied the score at four apiece with the only goal of the third period.

Carson Rose (shorthanded), Tristan Craighead, and Dylan McCann scored the other goals of the Knights, who trailed 2-1 after the first period.

Knights 5, Ridge Meadows Flames 2

On Friday at Planet Ice, the Knights got four unanswered third period goals off the sticks of Levi De Waal, Rose, Jackson Surbey and

McCann (into the empty net) to turn a 2-1 deficit into a 5-2 win over the Flames.

Surbey opened the scoring 1:41 into the opening frame, before the Flames’ Boston Colley tied the score later in the period.

In the second period, Ridge Meadows’ Bradley Crompton found the net with 45 seconds to go in the second period to give the home team a 2-1 lead going into the third.

The Knights travel to Aldergrove Arena on Wednesday (Dec. 10) to take on the Kodiaks in match-up of regional rivals.

Opening puck drop is 7:15 p.m.

Then, on Thursday, the Langley junior Bs host the Flames at the GPRC. That game gets underway at 7:30 p.m.

Kodiaks hungry

The defending PJHL champion Kodiaks are flying of late, having won their past five games.

The Kodiaks most recent win came on Friday, when they downed the Pilots 4-1 at Abbotsford’s MSA Arena.

Cameron Davitt, Aaron Markin (on a power play), Quinncy Leroux, and Spencer McHaffie (into an empty net) scored the Kodiaks’ goals.

Kodiaks goaltender Ben Giesbrecht stopped 26 of 27 shots fired his way.

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