Olds Grizzlys split weekend games

Olds Grizzlys took two of a possible four points on the weekend in Alberta Junior Hockey League

The Olds Grizzlys took two of a possible four points on the weekend in Alberta Junior Hockey League play.

First up on Friday, the Grizzlys fell in a tight 3-2 game to the Camrose Kodiaks.

After falling behind 2-0 in the first period, Tyr Thompson scored late in the second period to cut the deficit in half. Austin Pickford tied the game at two, before the Kodiaks scored the winner just over two minutes later. Ben Giesbrecht made 25 saves in the loss.

At home on Saturday, the Grizzlys dumped the Grande Prairie Storm 5-3.

Olds jumped out to a 2-0 lead on goals from Jared Power and Landon Gross in the first. Brad Girard scored at 4:48 of the second before Thompson added a power play goal midway through the frame.

Power ended the night with an empty-netter for the Grizzlys.

Andrew Henderson made 19 saves for Olds in the win.


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