Flames win in OT, first in junior B league

Edge Grandview 4-3 and Richmond 2-0.

  • Oct. 2, 2016 7:00 a.m.
Flames win in OT, first in junior B league

The Ridge Meadows Flames prevailed in a battle of first-place teams, defeating the Grandview Steelers 4-3 in overtime Sunday in Burnaby.

Alexandre Furlan led the Flames with two goals, including the OT winner, and an assist. Andrew Strelezki had a goal and two assists, while Braedon Fleming earned another win in net.

The Flames are now 8-1, first overall in the Pacific Junior Hockey League.

Grandview fell to 5-0-0-3, still first in the Tom Shaw Conference.

The junior B Flames edged the Richmond Sockeyes 2-0 at home Friday.

Bradley Compton scored late in the first period, from Halen Cordoni and Ryan Crosby-Jones, to give the Flames a 1-0 lead.

Jacob Dorey, from Quenton Magnuson and Brendan Black, added an insurance marker late in the third.

Fleming made 33 saves for the shutout. The Flames were outshot 33-24.