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Dragons down Canucks at home Monday


    The Drumheller Dragons notched two wins over the course of the week, taking down the Calgary Canucks on Monday night 5-2.     Talking on Monday afternoon, Dan Price said the team would change how he saw the special teams operating against Lloydminister Friday, where they lost 3-1.
    The special teams failed to capitalize on the powerplay and penalty kill, which resulted in the loss against the Bobcats.
    “It should have been a 3-1 win for us instead of a loss,” said head coach Dan Price.
    The team hadn’t played the Canucks before Monday, but Price was expecting a creative game.
    Drumheller’s Kenton Levesque opened the scoring against Calgary late in the first period, opening up a wave of four points coming from Dragons’ shooters in the second, two of which were notched on the powerplay– exactly where Price said improvement was needed after Friday’s loss.
    The Canucks out-shot the Dragons 36-34, but only managed to sink two in the third period.
    “I really do feel that we are passing and distributing passes better. Our defensive zone coverage has also been excellent,” Price said.
    The Dragons will face the Spruce Grove Saints, who had a spectacular season last year, but have lost many players in this season.
    All the teams will be heading to the AJHL Showcase at the Tri-Leisure Centre in Spruce Grove.
    It gives a chance for scouts from all hockey leagues to check out the talent.
    Drumheller will be taking on the Saints Thursday, and the Bonnyville Pontiacs on Friday.
    The Lloydminister Bobcats will be making a return to Drumheller on Wednesday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m.

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