Stettler Women’s Hockey news

The Stettler Storm ladies hockey team were supposed to play  a home game against Frog Lake on Saturday, February 8 but Frog Lake did not make the trip and the girls were awarded a 1 – 0 victory, Geri Slemp was given credit for the goal.

Stettler Storm player Morgan Van Dusen carries the puck out of the Stettler zone against Pierceland Panther’s Randi Gonie during their match on Sunday, February 9. ECA Review/B. Avramenko

Sunday, February 9 the Pierceland Panthers came to town. In the first period both teams were hesitant with no one able to take the advantage. The Storm got on the board at 5:02 when Miranda Storch scored Kendra Rusaw and Jessie Anderson got the helpers. The Panthers tied the game up with less than three minutes left in the first on a goal scored by Karissa Warrington.

At the half way mark of  the second period Pierceland took the lead on a 5 – 3 power play Warrington got the goal.

Pierceland added to their lead in the third with two Stettler players in the box again less than seven minutes into the period with Warrington getting the hat trick . The Storm battled to with in one on a goal scored by Morgan Van Dusen assisted by Grace Chapman and Miranda Storch.

At the final horn the Storm fell 3 – 2 to the Panthers. Lindsey McKinnon faced 15 shots in the loss.

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