The Fort Saskatchewan Junior B Hawks seem to be hitting their stride.
Coming off a 9-2 win over Stony Plain, the Hawks kept the momentum rolling in a 5-3 win over the Wetaskiwin Icemen on Sunday night (Nov.18).
Tyson Davey's three-point night saw him score two goals and add an assist. Tyler Burgett, Gavin Phelan and Matthew Bennett had the other goals for the Fort.
19112018Hawks1Tyson Davey put the Fort up 3-0 in the second period.
"We're really excited about this. This is huge, it's a real confidence builder and nice to get the win," said head coach John Parfett.
Goaltender Branden Vogel made 46 saves for his fourth win of the season.
"I've never seen the guys so happy in there. We have such a big rivalry with Wetaskiwin so this win just means a lot more."
Defenceman Blake Anker, who leads the team in assists with 16, was key in the Hawks going a perfect 7/7 on the penalty kill.
"It shows that we can play with most competitive teams in the league because we are one of them. It was a good team win," said Anker.
The game featured a whopping 174 penalty minutes and took almost three hours to complete.
19112018Hawks3 The penalty filled affair saw the teams share a total of 16 powerplay opportunities.
Fort Sask will head to Leduc on Friday (Nov.23) to take on the Riggers.

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