Grizzlys end weekend with win, loss

The Olds Grizzlys split a pair of tight shootout contests

The Olds Grizzlys split a pair of tight shootout contests in Alberta Junior Hockey League action over the weekend.

On Friday, the Grizzlys fell behind 2-0 to the Canmore Eagles before Olds’ forward James Gaume cut the lead to one. The two sides traded goals in the second with Olds getting goals from Jared Power and Austin Pickford. Quentin Greenwood tied the game at four early in the third period before Brad Girard gave the Grizzlys a 5-4 lead. Jake Ashton then tied the game on the power play for Canmore at 12:11 in the final frame. Both Ashton and Cody Livingstone scored for the Eagles in the shootout and Landon Gross and Power missed for the Grizzlys. Ben Greisbrecht stood tall for Olds in net with 39 saves between regulation and overtime.

The Grizzlys were on the winning end of a 3-2 shootout Saturday night against the Okotoks Oilers. Ryley Smith was the only shooter to score for either team. After Carter Huber opened the scoring for the Oilers in the first, Braden Nesbitt made it 2-0 in the second. Smith scored his first of the game for Olds late in the second and Austin Pickford tied the game on the power play early in the third. Andrew Henderson made 33 saves in the Olds net.

Just Posted

Plenty of Family Day fun lined up in local communities

Choices abound in Red Deer thanks to 2019 Canada Winter Games

Blackfalds reviewing proposal to open its own registry office

Town administration expected to report back to council in two weeks

Alix resident captures beams of light near Lacombe

Lacombe, Blackfalds, Red Deer photos have since gone viral around the world

UPDATED: Winter Games flame arrives in Red Deer

Roly McLenahan torch has arrived

Ready, set, go!

2019 Canada Winter Games kicks off Friday night with Opening Ceremonies

WATCH: Canada Games Hall of Honour inductees offer advice to athletes

The inductees were honoured at the Sheraton Hotel in Red Deer Thursday

Games athletes making themselves at home at RDC

Red Deer College’s campus will be home for the athletes during the 2019 Canada Winter Games

Alix resident captures beams of light near Lacombe

Lacombe, Blackfalds, Red Deer photos have since gone viral around the world

Welcome message from the mayor

On behalf of Red Deer city council, the City of Red Deer… Continue reading

Canada avoids world’s top players in opening round of Davis Cup

MADRID — Canada has avoided a confrontation with any of the current… Continue reading

Canada’s McKeever swaps skis for tuxedo, nominated for Laureus World Sport Award

CALGARY — From a glitzy awards ceremony in Monaco to the nordic… Continue reading

Scrutiny, family woes pile pressure on pregnant Meghan

LONDON — When Meghan Markle became engaged to Prince Harry, the American… Continue reading

It’s a girl! Berlin zoo’s baby polar bear has 1st checkup

Berlin’s Tierpark zoo says its latest baby polar bear is “a perky,… Continue reading

Local Sports: Kaitlan Linnell achieves hockey dream

Coming up through Red Deer minor hockey Kaitlan Linnell had a dream… Continue reading

Most Read