Thunder fall in a close game against the Ooks

Thunder fall in a close game against the Ooks

EDMONTON AB – In tonight's match, the Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) Thunder played host to the visiting NAIT Ooks. In this back and forth match, the Ooks ended up victorious with a score of 3-2.

The Thunder opened up the scoring in the first and the Ooks responded right back with a goal to tie it up. Less than a minute later the Ooks scored what seemed to be the go-ahead goal, but the goal was waived off, giving the Thunder a second chance at an even score.

Both teams exchanged the lead throughout the game and in the 3rd, when they were tied at 2, the Ooks scored midway through, which would end up being the game winning goal. The Thunder applied great pressure in the dying minutes with their goalie pulled and had some great chances, but were unable to capitalize and fell shy of the late 3rd period comeback.

The Thunder finished off their home games for 2019 and will be playing their last games of the season next week. The Big Kahuna Players of the game for the visiting Ooks was #9 Dylan Stewart and for the home Thunder, was #21 Tyler Benko.