Flames beat Mission, lose to Abbotsford

The Ridge Meadows Flames had a win and a loss over the weekend in junior B hockey action.

The Ridge Meadows Flames had a win and a loss over the weekend.

Saturday they dropped a 5-4 decision to the Pilots in Abbotsford. Ridge had a 4-3 lead in the third period, but Abby outshot them 22-9 in the third period, and scored two late goals to steal the game.

Jake Holland scored twice, Dale Howell had a goal and an assist, Ryan Scott scored, and Nicholas Maydaniuk had two assists.

On Friday night they beat the Mission City Outlaws 5-3 in a home game at Planet Ice.

They benefitted from nine power players, scoring on three of them. Team captain Travis Oddy scored the first two goals of the game with the man advantage, and then got his hat trick goal into an empty net.

Maydaniuk and Scott were the other scorers, and Holland and Jordan Rendle each had two assists. Kurt Klimek was in net for the win, stopping 25 of 28 shots.

The Flames record now sits at 14-14-3-2.

Friday night they will fact the Richmond Sockeyes, another of the league’s top teams who boast a record of 21-4-2-3.

That game goes at 7:30 p.m. at Planet Ice.