Vipers lose pair of close weekend games to Airdrie, Three Hills

Braden Corbett scored twice in a losing cause as the Red Deer Vipers dropped a 5-4 overtime decision to the visiting Airdrie Thunder in Heritage Junior B Hockey League play Saturday.

Braden Corbett scored twice in a losing cause as the Red Deer Vipers dropped a 5-4 overtime decision to the visiting Airdrie Thunder in Heritage Junior B Hockey League play Saturday.

Justin Moir and David Foord accounted for the other Red Deer goals. Jarren Nickle made 34 saves for the Vipers, who were outshot 39-32.

On Friday, the Vipers were 3-2 losers to the host Three Hills Thrashers, who got goals from Cam Braun, Micah Abbott and Lucas Ford and a 50-save performance from Devon Dell. Moir and Chris Robertson replied for Red Deer, while Jason Pohl stopped 25 shots in a losing cause.

Elsewhere, the Stettler Lightning downed the visiting Strathmore Wheatland Chiefs 4-2 as Kyler O’Connor, Lyle Wooden, Cam Wright and Steve Blacklock each scored once for the winners.

Simon Thieleman made 26 saves for Stettler, which held a 43-28 advantage in shots.

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