Midget Blues gain three points atop Tier 1 league

The Stettler Legion Blues remain on stride in the midget A division of the North Central Minor Hockey Association.

The Stettler Legion Blues remain on stride in the midget A division of the North Central Minor Hockey Association.

The Blues blanked Maskwacis 9-0 on Sunday night at Four Nations Arena in Hobbema, after tying the Rimbey Renegades 5-5 on Friday night at Stettler Recreation Centre.

Devon Woelk made 16 saves for the shutout Sunday as Stettler (5-1-1) dominated Maskwacis (4-3-1) in the battle for first place.

Kieran Rost scored a hat trick for the Blues, who fired 45 shots at Cowan Swampy. Micah Croker, with two goals and an assist, and Logan Davidson, with a goal and two assists, each had three-point nights. Chase McGonigal, Riley Anderson and Stefan du Toit also scored.

Davidson was suspended Friday when the Blues tied Rimbey. Stettler captain Parker Cassidy scored the equalizer with 7:21 left in the third period.

Croker netted two goals, Rost had a goal and two assists, and Anderson picked up three assists. McGonigal had the other goal for Stettler, which directed 38 shots at Renegades goaltender Cody Scott.

The Blues led 4-1 early in the second period, but gave up three straight goals in as many minutes before the period ended. League leading scorer Kale Lapointe netted two goals and two assists for Rimbey, which had four goals on 15 shots against Jordan McCallum and a third-period tally against Woelk, who faced 14 shots.

This weekend, the Blues host Ponoka on Friday before heading to Barrhead for a Sunday game.

MIDGET B: Stettler defeated the host Sylvan Lake Lakers 8-5 in a midget B game Sunday. Tanner Steinwand scored a pair of goals for Stettler and singles went to Brandon Kent, Jordan Fisher, Kyle Froese, Levi Fisher, Will Whiteside and Brian Corpatoaux.

Jarret Hampton blocked 23 shots for Stettler, which had 44 shots against Sylvan’s Marshall Townsend. Brayden Hickey tallied three times for the Lakers.

Stettler ran its Tier 3 record to 2-0-1, while Sylvan dropped to 1-2-0.

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