The Cochrane Generals came away with three points from their two weekend games and are now in a two-way tie for third place with the Coaldale Copperheads in the south division of the Heritage Junior Hockey League.

The Gens lost 6-5 in a shoot out against the Red Deer Vipers, Dec. 2, before bucking the Ponoka Stampeders the next day, 8-2.

It was a seesaw battle against the Vipers that saw the Gens pull ahead 5-3 with two goals early in the third. The Vipers struck to make it 5-4 on a powerplay goal with 6:26 remaining in play. The tying goal by the Vipers came with 20 seconds left in regulation, also on a powerplay. The Vipers outscored the Gens 2-1 on the shootout for the win.

The Gens were outshot 39-31 in the matchup for only the second time this season.

It was a four-goal night for the Gens Jared Domingo while Scott Shugg scored the other. Colton Wong and Jordan Fisher both earned a pair of assists and helpers also went to Chris Sambrook, Carter Cugnet and Christan Dees.

The Gens went from playing one of their toughest opponents to face the struggling Stampeders the next day. The Gens jumped out to a 7-0 lead before the Stamps got on the scoreboard on a powerplay goal with a little over five minutes remaining in the second. The Gens scored their eighth and final goal of the night while short-handed just 24 seconds later. Ponoka scored the only goal of the third.

The Ransom-Hume-Aab line had a big night. Slater Ransom earned a hattrick and two assists for a five-point outing. Linemate Talus Hume had six points, two goals and four assist, and Brandon Aab scored one and assisted on four. Goals also went to Scott Shugg and River Ross. Austin Keller remained the top scoring defenceman in the league with two assists and also getting helpers were Walid Hassin, Braden Bain and Taylor Girard.

The road trip points has put them in a two-way tie for third place, just two points shy of the second place High River. The Flyers are currently on a three-game win streak but both the Gens and Copperheads have two games in hand.

The Gens remain on the road this weekend with games in Three Hills on Friday and Strathmore on Saturday. Their next home game is on Dec. 15 against the Okotoks Bisons, the south division leaders.

More Sports News

Weekend Hockey: Avs Win, Chaos Split, Gens Lose

Vipers Constrict Generals The Cochrane Generals Jr. ‘B’ team lost on the road to the Red Deer Vipers, Oct. 13. The defending Heritage Junior Hockey League (HJHL) champions won 5-3 after taking a…

Bantam Lions Finish Regular Season on High Note

Closing out their regular season with two consecutive wins, the Cochrane Lions bantam football team has a first-round playoff date with the Calgary Cowboys, Oct. 20. The Lions dominated the…

Avalanche at Home Today for Third Game of Season

The AC Avalanche 'AAA' midget team is at home this afternoon at the SLS Family Sports Centre in their only game of the weekend. The Alberta Minor Midget Hockey League (AMMA) team previously battled…

Inferno Warm Up for CWHL Season With Cochrane Scrimmage

The Calgary Inferno held its final scrimmage here last night against the AC Avalanche in preparation for their opening weekend in the Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL). The professional women's…

Dillon Dube Picks Up First NHL Point

Dillon Dube has earned his first NHL point in a losing effort to the Blues in St. Louis, last night. Dube fed the puck to Sam Bennett from the corner who found the front of the Blues net and snapped…

Many Olympians in Tonight's Inferno-Avs Scrimmage

Cochrane hockey and Olympic fans are in for a real treat tonight (Oct. 11). The AC Avalanche 'AAA' midget team will be facing off against the Calgary Inferno's all-star lineup of elite women hockey…

That's More Like it! Gens Notch OT Win over Coaldale

The turnaround in play the Cochrane Generals have been seeking showed its face on the road in Coaldale, Oct. 7. In their fourth game of the season, the Gens notched an important 3-2 overtime win…

Gens Win, but Coach Concerned by Lack of Discipline on Ice

Caden Chudleigh ties up a Stettler player. It was the Cochrane General’s first win of the season but it wasn’t the performance head coach Travis McMillan was seeking. The Gens beat the struggling…

Canadian Champion Carter Dawood Continues to Strive for Excellence

Like many in their youth, Carter Dawood was enthralled by martial arts movies. Unlike most, Dawood was inspired enough to study and practice its many forms from that young age and has gone on to…

Overtime solves nothing in Chaos-Chargers Game

The Cochrane Chaos had to fight back to tie the Irma Chargers, 1-1, in their Oct. 6 matchup at Totem One. The Chargers opened the scoring in the first and after a scoreless second, Aspen Kozak put…

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

Search the Biz Guide

Login