Grizzlys drop games to Canmore, Calgary in AJHL action

Lost 5-1 and 5-3, respectively

Th Olds Grizzlys lost a pair of Alberta Junior Hockey League games during the weekend — 5-1 to the homestanding Canmore Eagles on Saturday and 5-3 to the visiting Calgary Canucks on Friday.

Austin Holmes scored for the Grizzlys against Canmore, who got two goals from Jake Ashton and one each from Braden Saretsky, Kyle Paulis and Coy Prevost.

Ben Giesbrecht started in goal and made 30 saves on 34 shots over 43 minutes and 46 seconds.

Andrew Henderson played the final 16:14 and made 10 saves on 11 shots.

The Grizzlys had 30 shots on Thomas Davis.

On Friday, the Canucks scored twice late in the third period to record the victory.

The teams were tied 3-3 after two periods with Matthew Painchaud scoring on the power play at 16:23 and Brett Van Os into an empty net at 18:58.

Tyr Thompson, Owen Guenter and Jeremy Klessens scored for Olds.

Parker Ward had the other three Calgary goals, all in a row in the second period. Giesbrecht made 37 saves for Olds, who had 26 shots on a pair of Calgary netminders.

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