By Sheldon Spackman
It’s back to back wins for the Olds Grizzlys after a 5-3 win over the Mustangs in Calgary on Tuesday night.
The first period saw the Grizzly’s Jared Bowman open the scoring on the power play at the 6:29 mark to make it 1-0 Olds after one period of play.
Period two saw Calgary reply with a goal of their own to tie it up at 1-1 before the Grizzlys scored again on the power play to take a 2-1 lead. That go-ahead goal came from Jared Power at the 9:47 mark of the second frame. Olds then took a 3-1 lead once again on the power play when Jared Power scored his second of the night at the 13:38 mark of the second period. The Mustangs would close the gap before the second came to an end though to make it 3-2 Grizzlys after forty minutes.
Calgary tied it up at 3-3 at the 5:07 mark of the third period but Olds took the lead for good later in the period when James Gaume scored for the Grizzlys to make it 4-3 Olds. The Grizzlys Jared Power then picked up a hatrick on the night when he scored an empty netter with only one minute left to play to make it a 5-3 final.
The win improves the Grizzlys record to 9-13-2- with 20 points and seventh place in the AJHL’s Viterra South Division. The Mustangs drop to 3-21-1 with 7 points and eight place or last in the South Division and overall in the Alberta Junior Hockey League.
Olds next game is Thursday, November 24th when they visit the 14-9-2 Camrose Kodiaks who have 30 points and are fourth place in the South Division.
Today: Come meet Red Deer’s Silver Medalist Rebecca Smith
Submitted by Tourism Red Deer
Come celebrate with us and congratulate Red Deer’s own Rebecca Smith.
Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Tourism Red Deer invite you to meet Red Deer’s Summer Olympic Silver Medalist Rebecca Smith!
Rebecca was a part of Team Canada’s 4 x 100-meter freestyle relay swim team at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. She’ll be here to meet, greet, and show off her hardware.
Where: Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, 102-4200 Highway 2, Red Deer
When: Wednesday, August 25, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Access to Dawe Centre pool and community centre affected by expansion project – Details
Limited access to G.H. Dawe Community Centre this summer due to construction
As announced yesterday, City recreation centres are opening fully to the public as of July 1. With construction underway at the G.H. Dawe Community Centre, only limited services and areas will be available.
Here’s what you need to know:
- Starting July 2, fitness and gym areas will open from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., daily. In July, summer day camps that normally operate from the Dawe will operate from other facilities.
- The pool will remain closed until September.
- To accommodate interior heating and ventilation construction, the facility will fully close from July 26 to August 31. Some registered preschool and summer camp programming may proceed, but no rental or general admission options will be available.
- On September 1, we anticipate the pool will be open, but some other amenities, like the gym, may not be available. More information will be provided as construction progresses.
- Playing surfaces in the arena will not be available until construction is complete, which is expected to be early 2023.
We are currently offering a discounted monthly Value Pass for $27 for adults ($24.50 for seniors; $21.90 for students; $19.30 for youth; $14.20 for children, and $60.50 for a family. It provides unlimited access to all facilities. As of August the Value Pass will only provide access to the Recreation Centre and Michener Aquatic Centre; however, access to the Dawe will be included in the Value pass until the pool, gym and fitness areas are open.
About the G.H. Dawe Community Centre Project
Work is underway now on the G.H. Dawe Community Centre Project and some exciting changes are in store. We expect to welcome visitors to the transformed space in early 2023. Here’s just some of what you can expect:
- Two NHL standard playing surfaces
- Expanded fitness areas, including a running track
- Outdoor spray park with washroom facilities
- Improved accessibility
- Additional north entrance + site access from 67 Street
- Additional parking
During construction, there will be some changes and impacts to existing amenities and programs, and we’ll do you best to share this information in advance. Thanks for your patience as we complete this work.
For more information about the project, please visit reddeer.ca/DaweProject.
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