It seems no one in the south division of the Heritage Junior Hockey League can charm the Coaldale Copperheads like the Cochrane Generals.

On the road on Saturday night, the Gens beat the south leading vipers, 5-4, and are now a perfect 2-0 against the club this season.

This time, though, it didn’t take overtime. The Gens took a 2-1 lead into the second and made it 5-2 after two. The vipers made a valiant comeback effort but came up short.

Braden Bain lead the Gens with two goals and an assist while Scott Shugg had one of each. Brandon Aab, River Ross were the other Gens snipers. Jordan Marks had two assists and Chris Sambrook, Caden Chadleigh and Takuro Okada each had one.

Erik Garber made 29 saves for Gens, earning his eighth win of the season.

The Gens broke a 2-2 tie in overtime to win in the first meeting of the clubs on Oct. 7. The two teams meet two more times in the regular season with both games being played here in Cochrane.

The Gens snapped the Copperheads 11-game winning streak with Saturday night's win while extending their own to six games.

Barn Burner Tomorrow against Bisons

You can count on a barn burner tomorrow night (Jan. 8) when the Okotoks Bisons are in town for a rare Tuesday night game.

The Gens win against the Copperheads not only strengthens their hold on third, but it also keeps their second place aspirations alive to slide past the Bisons. This makes Tuesday’s game particularly important for both teams.

Game time is 7:30 p.m.

More Sports News

Bobcats Alone in First After Overtime Win Over Cobras

Last night's game between two Cochrane teams contending for first place in the RVS basketball senior varsity girls division lived up to expectations. By the end of regulation, Bow Valley Bobcats tied…

Top Skates and Podium Finishes for Cochrane Figure Skaters

It was a very successful weekend (January 11-13) for figure skaters from the Cochrane Skating Club. The skaters took to the highway and travelled to Invermere, British Columbia to compete for the…

Chaos Memorial Game Supports Suicide Prevention

This Saturday is an important day for the Cochrane Chaos of the Alberta Junior Female Hockey League (AJFHL) in many ways. The Chaos are hosting the AJFHL defending champion Sherwood Park Steele in…

Nick de Beurs Signs Letter of Intent With Drumheller Dragons

Cochrane's Nick de Beurs is taking the next step in his hockey career. The forward with the Airdrie CFR Bisons of the Alberta Midget Hockey League has signed a letter of intent to play next season…

Gens Just One Point Behind Bisons After Weekend Play

A 5-2 win by the Coaldale Copperheads over the Okotoks Bisons combined with two more wins by the Gens this weekend to place Cochrane just one point out of second in the south division of the Heritage…

Cochrane Teams Hoop Gold at Spartans Tourney

Two Cochrane high school senior basketball teams have returned as champions of the Olds Spartans Basketball Tournament, Jan. 11-12. The Cochrane High Cobras won the boys division while the Bow Valley…

Gens buffalo Bisons for 7th Straight Win

The Cochrane Generals have the Okotoks Bisons looking over their shoulder in what’s shaping up to be a tight race for second in the south division standings of the Heritage Junior Hockey League…

Gens Shine in HJHL All-Star Game

Three Cochrane Generals helped the south division once again claim bragging rights in the Heritage Junior Hockey League (HJHL) all-star showdown. On Jan. 6. Airdrie hosted the second annual league's…

Gens Catch on Fire in Third to Buck the Stampeders

The Cochrane Generals came out flat in the opening stanzas but by the end caught on fire to secure a 5-1 win against the Ponoka Stampeders last night at the Cochrane Arena. The Gens scored four…

Batter Up! Minor Ball Registration Opens Tuesday Jan. 15

With booming numbers and no additional ball diamonds, Tuesday, Jan. 15 is an important date for families wanting to register their children for spring baseball. Cochrane Minor Ball (CMB)…

CochraneNow.com is Cochrane's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login