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The first overall seed in the Leduc Old Blades Hockey League will be decided in dramatic fashion this Sunday night at the Leduc Recreation Centre (LRC).
Tied with 28 points each, Boyds xXxCavating and Janes Worldwide Travel will meet in the second Old Blades game of the night on Sunday, Jan. 22 at the LRC.
Heading into this weekend, Leduc Chrysler is in third place with 27 points, DJI Oilfield Hauling is in fourth with 24, Coldwell Banker is fifth with 22 points, Leduc Vet Hospital is sixth with 19 points, Kosmos seventh with 14 points, and Alice Embroidery is eighth with six points.
Coldwell storms back for 5 4 shootout win over Kosmos
In the first Old Blades game of the night on Jan. 15, Coldwell erased a 2 0 goal deficit to eventually earn a 5 4 shootout win over Kosmos.
After David Quiroga and Derek Bailie scored to make it 2 0 in the first for Kosmos, Coldwell scored three straight to open the second period.
Cory Volsky, Jason Lynn, and Curtis Ferguson each scored to make it 3 2 Coldwell. Paul Bettio scored 15:14 into the second to tie the game up for Kosmos at 3 3, but Brad Carew first of the game gave Coldwell their second lead of the game at 4 3.
Quiroga scored his second of the game to make it 4 4 at the 32:08 mark, which sent the game into a shootout where Russell Scheetz played the role of hero, scoring the winner. Nicholas Stempien stopped 43 in the win, while Brian Goertz stopped 61 in the loss.
DJI doubles up Alice in high scoring affair
DJI built up a 4 0 lead en route to an eventual 10 5 win over last place Alice in the second game of the night. Jason Boyd led the way in scoring for DJI with a hat trick, while Greg Williams and David MacKenzie each scored twice for DJI in the win. DJI was up 6 0 by the 7:18 mark of the second before Alice scored their first of the game.
Sean Cuppens led the team in scoring with three assists, while both Mike Boekestyn and Lindsay Gross scored twice each for Alice in the loss.
Derek Auclair picked up the win in net thanks to a 27 save performance, while Clint Webber was handed the loss with a 24 save performance.
Janes earns hard fought two points with big 7 6 shootout win over Leduc Vet
For the second time in three games, a shootout was needed to find a winner between Janes and Leduc Vet. Janes built a 3 1 lead by the 16:16 mark of the first thanks to goals from three different skaters. Scott Fleischhacker goal at the 33:28 mark of the first ended up giving Janes a 4 3 lead heading into the second after Ryan Pearson scored the final two Leduc Vet goals of the first.
Corey Schwab would score two straight second period goals for Janes to make it 6 3, but Leduc Vet would answer with three straight one each from Duane South, Darrell Melvie and Dean Charpentier.
Charpentier tying goal came at the 34:15 mark of the game. In the shootout, Bryan Winters scored the game winner for Janes. Both goalies were solid between the pipes, with Devin Demitor stopping 45 en route to the win and Jim Bala stopped 32 in the loss for Leduc Vet.
Five goal second secures win for Boyds
Boyds would need a win to keep pace with Janes for first overall in the league and they did their job, winning 6 3 over Leduc Chrysler in the final Old Blades game of the night on Jan. 15.
Boyds would find themselves down 2 1 heading into the second thanks to goals from Lee Broadbent and Robert Howdle, but the second would be much different, as Gene Sturk, Paul Garneau and Robyn Murray would score in consecutive fashion to make it 4 2 Boyds.
Cam Ross goal at the 21:49 mark of the second made it 4 3 but Jeff Janzen provided an insurance marker about two minutes later and Robert Kirkman scored an empty netter at the 34:22 to seal the win. Mark Dudley was superb in net for Boyds, stopping 40 in the win, while Coy Bunbury stopped 32 in the loss.