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Fire robs Sherwood

Payten Evans (Calgary Fire White-playing red) in action with Cassidy Rhodes (Sherwood Park Royals) in their Alberta Female Hockey League Bantam Elite game.
© J. Ashley Nixon

Calgary Fire White went back to winning ways in the Alberta Female Elite Bantam League on Sunday with two late goals.

After a goalless first period, the Sherwood Park visitors took the lead five minutes into the second with a goal by their captain, Jenna Goodwin who made a breakaway and beat Fire White’s goalie, Ali Kieren with a shot over her left shoulder. It looked like it could be enough for the win but with five minutes to go in the final period, Fire White equalized in a power play when Ella Kitchen got some space and hit above the Sherwood Park goalie, Asia Kachuk as she went down on the ice.

With 2”26” on the clock and another powerplay, Hannah Suto scored with a shot glove-side. There was intense pressure in the closing minute as Sherwood Park pulled their goalie but the Fire White defense held up to the storm to secure the team’s twelfth regular time win of the season.

Final score: Calgary Fire White 2-1 Sherwood Park

Up next: There’s a bit of a break in the Alberta Female Elite Bantam League as the Alberta Winter games try-outs happen in Innisfail this coming weekend. The next game for Fire White is on Saturday, December 16, versus Rocky Mountain Raiders at Stew Hendrey Arena (11:45am).

Song of the match

Another AC/DC selection chosen by DJ Dale for this game: It’s a Long Way to the Top (If you wanna Rock n Roll). This is a version taken from the ten-year reunion of Jack Black and others in the cast of the brill film School of Rock. You’ve gotta see this gem!

More action from the game

For more photos from the game please visit J. Ashley Nixon Communications.


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