Junior B Vipers split pair of weekend games

Defeated Coaldale on the road, lost to Okotoks at home

The Red Deer Vipers split a pair of Heritage Junior B Hockey League games during the weekend, winning 5-3 on the road against the Coaldale Copperheads on Saturday and losing 4-2 at home against the Okotoks Bisons on Sunday.

Justin Van Tetering and Dalton Angeltvedt scored against the Bisons with Branden Bilodeau making 39 saves.

The Vipers led 2-1 after the first period with the teams tied 2-2 after 40 minutes.

Kale Lapointe had a pair of goals, including the winner in the second period and an insurance marker in the third, against the Copperheads.

Logan Linnell, Mack Differenz and Drew Joslin had the other Red Deer goals.

Bilodeau made 34 saves.

Meanwhile the Ponoka Stampeders also split a pair of home games — winning 5-4 in a shootout over the Copperheads Sunday and losing 6-3 to the Medicine Hat Cubs Saturday.

The Stamps trailed the Copperheads 4-2 midway through the third period with Jacob Sayler scoring on the power play at 14:18 and Cheyden Rabbit tying the score 13 seconds later.

Kacey Straub and Toran Corbier had the other Ponoka goals.

Zeke Leuck made 41 saves in goal for the Stamps.

On Saturday, Jordan Sears, Chevazz Rabbit and Roenick Minde scored for the Stampeders.

In other play Sunday, the visiting Mountainview Colts downed the Blackfalds Wranglers 14-5.

Brody Bolton had two goals and Eric Moltzahn, Ryan Chambers and Wyatt Fleming one each for the Wranglers.

On Saturday, the visiting Stettler Lightning edged the Strathmore Wheatland Kings 3-2.

Bryce Corneilissen, Dylan Houston and Matt Sylvester scored for the Lightning, who led 1-0 and 3-2 by periods.

Jordan McCallum made 28 saves in goal for Stettler.

On Friday, the homestanding Three Hills Thrashers lost 3-1 to the Kings.

Tanner Sharp scored for the Thrashers while Klay Munro made 42 saves.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

The expansion of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre has been discussed for over a decade. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer hospital expansion gets about $6 million in 2021 provincial budget

According to the government’s three-year plan, the project will get $60 million by 2024.

Sylvan Lake's Winter Village lured many visitors to the town this winter. The town has launched a new contest to attract a new business.
(Black Press file photo)
Sylvan Lake offering rent-free storefront space to lure new businesses

Winning business proposal will get a storefront space rent-free for a year

Alberta reported an additional 399 cases of COVID-19 Thursday, on 9,217 tests, for a test positivity rate of 4.3 per cent. (Image courtesy CDC)
Red Deer down to 562 active COVID-19 cases

8 new COVID-19 deaths, 399 additional COVID-19 cases

Whistle Stop Cafe east of Mirror is open for sit-down dining in defiance of health restrictions that owner Christopher Scott says are unfair to restaurants and other small businesses.
Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
Whistle Stop Cafe owner’s legal battle continues

Government stopped closure order legal action but Public Health Act breach still a live issue

Parts of Three Mile Bend will be closed next week as crews work in the area. (Photo courtesy City of Red Deer)
Three Mile Bend walking path closed temporarily

Parts of the Three Mile Bend walking trail will be closed next… Continue reading

An arrest by Red Deer RCMP is facing online scrutiny. No charges have been laid and the incident is still under investigation. (Screenshot of YouTube video)
Red Deer RCMP investigating violent arrest caught on video

Police say officer ‘acted within the scope of his duties’

The corporate logo of Pembina Pipeline Corp. (TSX:PPL) is shown. Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corp. says it is "doing what is right for the country and fellow Canadians" by shipping unit trains full to propane to Quebec. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
Pembina Pipeline posts $1.2 billion loss on petrochemical, LNG project impairments

CALGARY — Pembina Pipeline Corp. is reporting a $1.2 billion net fourth-quarter… Continue reading

Rode
College esports league off to a good start

RDC hockey Kings veteran Jacob Wozney has been involved in esports for… Continue reading

This combination photo shows the cover of "Later," left, and author Stephen King. Readers may know him best for “Carrie,” “The Shining” and other bestsellers commonly identified as “horror,” but King has long had an affinity for other kinds of narratives, from science fiction and prison drama to the Boston Red Sox. (Hard Case Crime via AP, left, and AP)
Stephen King talks about crime, creativity and new novel

Stephen King talks about crime, creativity and new novel

A Loblaws store is seen in Montreal on March 9, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Loblaw’s discount stores on upswing after ‘flight to conventional’ stores: president

Loblaw’s discount stores on upswing after ‘flight to conventional’ stores: president

Butter and sourdough bread is shown at a house in Vernon, B.C. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. A Quebec dairy farmers' group is calling on milk producers to stop feeding palm oil or its derivatives to livestock as controversy churns over how these supplements affect the consistency of butter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jesse Johnston
Dairy farmers lobby asks members to stop using palm oil in feed after ‘buttergate’

Dairy farmers lobby asks members to stop using palm oil in feed after ‘buttergate’

Canadian actor and director Sarah Polley poses for a photo as she promotes "Alias Grace," at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Wednesday September 13 , 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Oscar-nominated screenwriter Sarah Polley to release first book in March 2022

Oscar-nominated screenwriter Sarah Polley to release first book in March 2022

Butter and sourdough bread is shown at a house in Vernon, B.C. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. A Quebec dairy farmers' group is calling on milk producers to stop feeding palm oil or its derivatives to livestock as controversy churns over how these supplements affect the consistency of butter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jesse Johnston
Dairy farmers lobby asks members to stop using palm oil in feed after ‘buttergate’

A dairy producers’ lobbying group is asking farmers to consider alternatives to… Continue reading

A new report says Canada’s small businesses now collectively owe more than $135 billion as they struggle to survive the pandemic, a staggering amount experts say could hurt the country’s economic recovery. (Photo by The Canadian Press)
Canadian small businesses rack up $135 billion in debt to survive pandemic: Report

TORONTO — Canada’s small businesses have collectively taken on $135 billion in… Continue reading

Most Read