Omineca Ice lose nail-biter

The Omineca Ice headed to Houston to play the Luckies on Saturday night, losing 6-5 in an intense penalty shootout.

The Omineca Ice headed to Houston to play the Luckies on Saturday night, losing 6-5 in an intense penalty shootout.

Houston opened up the scoring in the first period scoring two goals.

Period two saw the Ice come back with some determination, entering the third period with a 3-2 lead.

The Luckies answered back with two goals in the first 15 minutes of the third period putting them in front.

The ice continued to battle and with about one minute left in the game, pulled their goalie and managed to tie the game with 37 secs to go.

An intense penalty shootout saw eight different shooters but the Luckies edged the Ice 6 to 5.

 

The Omineca Ice play their next game in Vanderhoof against Williams lake this Saturday and on Sunday they face Kitimat at the  Fraser Lake arena.

 

 

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