Game over for Oil Kings after working overtime

The host Big Valley Oil Kings were swept from the Battle River Hockey League playoffs last Friday night when they lost 4-3

  • Wed Feb 13th, 2013 6:00am
  • Sports

The host Big Valley Oil Kings were swept from the Battle River Hockey League playoffs last Friday night when they lost 4-3 in double-overtime to the pennant-winning Daysland Northstars.

Ryan Yuha’s goal with 10:21 left in the second overtime period gave the Daysland seniors a 3-0 sweep of the best-of-five first-round series.

David Skagan, Devan Shanks and Derek Muhlbach scored for Big Valley, which opened a 3-1 lead in the second period with a pair of power-play goals.

Chance Clark made 41 saves for the Oil Kings, who fired 36 shots at Scott Garnett through 80 minutes of senior hockey.

Skagen, with a two-point night, earned second-star honours, while Clark was chosen third star.

Yuha, the overtime hero, was named first star after his two-point night.

Gregory Doll, Colin Zimmer and Derek Wolbeck scored for Daysland in regulation time.

The Northstars won the first two games of the series on home ice.

In the regular season, Daysland (17-3-0) finished 23 points ahead of eighth-place Big Valley (4-13-3), which finished in last place.


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