Sicamous Eagles

Eagles beat the Heat to end the decade

The Sicamous KIJHL squad pulled off their first win against Chase so far this season.

The Sicamous Eagles finished the decade on a high note with a win against KIJHL rivals the Chase Heat in front of the home crowd.

The Eagles had been all set to take on the Revelstoke Grizzlies on Tuesday, Dec. 17, but weather and road conditions led that game to be rescheduled leaving the Sicamous squad a little more time to rest up before taking on the Heat. In all three of the Heat and the Eagles’ previous meetings this season, Sicamous had come up short. The Friday, Dec. 20 game at the Sicamous and District Rec Centre had a different outcome.

Read More: Fundraiser started for tow truck driver injured near Malakwa

Read More: CSRD identifies Sunnybrae water quality issues to be result of intake leak

Owen Spannier of the Eagles scored first assisted by Jaimes Guidon and Trevor Ebeling just after the halfway point of the first period. Michael Wong added to the tally less than three minutes later.

With Wong warming the bench in the penalty box on a two-minute slashing minor, Breckin Erichuk scored the Heat’s first goal of the game.

Early in the second frame, Brandon Gremaud tied the game. Gremaud’s would be the only goal of the second period and the game went on to the third period tied at 2-2.

Read More: Fighting bears, angry neighbours: Here’s what went viral for 2019 in B.C.

Read More: Word on the street: What are your New Year’s resolutions?

Spannier converted on a power-play opportunity for his second of the game and fourth of the season to put the Eagles up 3-2.

The Heat got another power-play opportunity halfway through the period but Cole Steinke kept the visitors at bay for the rest of the period leaving a final score of 3-2 Eagles at the final buzzer.

The Eagles will be taking a break for Christmas before returning to the ice on Jan. 3 for a home game against the Kamloops Storm.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Flooding water at West Kelowna Tim Hortons closes lane on Highway 97

This story has been updated with more accurate information. Water flooding from… Continue reading

Chinese New Year brings subdued celebrations in Salmon Arm

Local family to mark the start of the New Year but will be missing family in China

Habitat for Humanity helps Sepwepemc families build houses near Chase

Homes intended for current families and generations to come

Shuswap residents urged to ensure their yard isn’t what spreads a wildfire

Watching out for the Douglas-fir bark beetle is recommended when fire-proofing

VIDEO: Mass coronavirus quarantines seen in China won’t happen in Canada, authorities say

‘If a case comes here, and it is probably … it will still be business as normal’

Campfires no longer permitted at Kelowna scout camp

City of Kelowna said they rejected Camp Dunlop’s fire permit due to stricter bylaws

Province’s oldest practising lawyer shares advice at her 100th birthday party

Firefighters bring Constance Isherwood a cake with 100 birthday candles

Dirt Road Opera to serenade audience with upcoming Sorrento show

Cod Gone Wild fiddler Susan Aylard hosts January concert at Maples Waterfront Resort

Okanagan team leads animal rescue efforts in Australia

Brad Pattison’s team arrived in Sydney on Monday

Vernon woman suing McDonald’s for spilled coffee

Woman seeking nearly $10K, says employee failed to put lid on properly

Diners’ health tax not catching on in B.C., restaurant group says

Small businesses look for options to cover employer health tax

B.C. comic wins judgment after club owner slaps cellphone out of his hands

Incident happened last summer when Garrett Clark was performing in Abbotsford

Salmon Arm history in pictures: Farm fire

Museum asks for help to identify when and where photo was taken

Most Read