Ooks defeat Thunder 3-1

Ooks defeat Thunder 3-1

EDMONTON, Alta. - The NAIT Ooks men's hockey team defeated the Concordia Thunder 3-1 on Saturday night in the NAIT Arena. 

The first period was very evenly matched. Jared Legien scored his league-leading 30th goal of the year half-way through the period, which would be the lone goal in the frame. In the second period, Curtis Roach scored early in the second period to put the Ooks up 2-0. Mitchell Williams the beat Concordia goalie Garrett Storms, for his first career ACAC goal. 

The Ooks' continued to apply pressure while fending off the Thunder. Concordia, however, would spoil Brendan Jensen shutout with under two minutes remaining as Scott Allan would score on the powerplay to make it 3-1. 

Players of the Game

NAIT Ooks - Mitchell Williams

Concordia Thunder - Scott Allan

The Big Picture

NAIT Ooks - 23-3 - 1st in the ACAC

Concordia Thunder - 9-14-1-2 - 6th in the ACAC

What's Next?

NAIT Ooks @ MacEwan Griffins - Feb.28 - 7:00 PM

Concordia Thunder vs. Briercrest Clippers - Feb.28 - 7:00 PM