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Dragons back on top in South Division

dragons-celebrate.jpgThe Dragons are one and one after dueling with their central Alberta rivals the Olds Grizzlys this past week.
Sloppy play cost the Dragons the first game, losing 5 - 2 October 29 in the Drumheller Memorial Arena.
The Dragons had three short-handed goals scored on them, one for eight on the power play and five consecutive penalties.
Justin Morello opened scoring at 10:03 in the first period.



The Grizzlys responded at 14:11  with a short-handed goal from Nicholas Bourgeois.
Olds stormed out of the gate of the second period and scored 43 seconds in, by Brance Orban.
Dragons’ Trevor Smyth scored a power play goal at 9:53.
Grizzlys second short-handed goal came in at 10:46  from Shadoe Stoodley.
It was all Grizzlys in the third.
Shadoe Stoodley scored his second of the night with a power play goal at 9:53 and recorded his third of the night a short handed goal, at 18:48.
Rob Hegberg, the Dragons head coach said, “Three short handed goals are unacceptable.”
Next game was October 30 in the Sports Complex in Olds.
Dragons came with vengeance,  four goals in the first.
Wade Epp opened the scoring in the first at 6:53 on a power play.
Next up was Scott Kennedy at 10:57, courtesy of a short-handed goal, then Cam Lamoureux added one at 14:02.
Grizzlys finally got a point on the board at 14:26, by Darcy Osmond.
At 14:56 Dragons’ forward Cody  Rainaldi scored one.
There was no scoring in the second.
There was only one goal in the third period.
Olds’ forward, Mitchell Maxwell scored a  short-handed goal at 1:25
Dragons won 4 - 2  from a solid performance.
Hegberg said, “Lot of the guys stepped it up.”
Next game for the Dragons was Tuesday, November 4 at the Drumheller Memorial Arena facing the Okotoks Oilers. Results were not available at press time.

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