Cougars’ Road Trip to Norman

The Cougars took their longest road trip of the year and continued to roll, winning three games making them winners of seven of their last eight games.

Friday night in Parkland, the Cougars opened the scoring at 12:46 as Cody Gudnason hooked up with Myles Sobry and Zach Turner to open the scoring. The second period was scoreless and Parkland evened the score early in the third.

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The Cougars then struck for three goals. Jordan Boyechko hooked up Andrew Andries and Luke Robson at 6:15, Robson scored 20 seconds later from Andries and Nolan Wickham. Sobry and Boyechko made it

4-1 before Parkland scored their second goal. Hunter Wallace scored an empty net goal with three minutes left to finish the scoring. Kieran Stewart turned aside 23 shots for the win. The Cougars fired 34 shots at the Ranger net.

The trip to Norman proved to be productive. The Cougars skated to a 4-0 win on Saturday night. Colton Miller opened the scoring from Sobry and Tanner Lewis five minutes into the game. The Cougars scored three goals in the second. Gudnason hooked up with Owen Harris and Wallace.

Lewis scored a power play goal from Harris and Miller at the 14-minute mark and Lewis scored his second of the game from Miller and Sobry to finish the scoring. Eric Reid turned aside 17 shots for the win.

Sunday afternoon a tired Cougars squad earned a come from behind 6-5 win. Evan White opened the scoring from Jacob Dolomont and Braden Knox.

Norman tied the score in the first. Lewis scored a short handed goal from Miller to put the Cougars up.

Norman then scored three goals for the 4-2 lead. Trevor Hunt scored on the power play from Nolan Wickham and Lewis at 4:32. Boyechko evened the score from Matthew Ramsey and Sobry. Miller then hooked up with Hunt and Gudnason before Wallace finished the scoring from Luke Robson for the 6-4 lead.

Norman scored a late goal to make it a 6-5 final. Kieran Stewart earned the win with 15 saves while the Cougars fired 60 at the Norman net.

This weekend the Winnipeg Wild visit Killarney for a pair of games.

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