Moose Jaw’s power-play drove the Warriors to a 4-1 win over the Lethbridge Hurricanes Friday in Alberta.

Throughout the opening period, the Warriors did a good job stepping into lanes inside the Lethbridge zone, taking away exit passes and turning into turnovers and extra attack time.

At 13:05, Jagger Firkus broke up a Hurricane pass inside the Lethbridge zone.  The 17-year-old then grabbed the puck and skated to the right faceoff dot, where he then snapped a shot over the glove of goalie Bryan Thomson, his fourth goal of the year gave Moose Jaw a 1-0 lead.

After killing a Lethbridge power-play to start the second period, the Warriors found themselves on the man-advantage.

Five and a half minutes into the period, Brayden Yager took a shot between the circles.  The rebound came to Firkus along the right goal line, the Irma, Alberta product then ricocheted the puck off the left pad of the goalie and to the back of the net for his second goal of the game.

Lethbridge finally responded when Noah Boyko scored a power-play goal at 11:35 to make it a one-goal game.

Rolling in the third period, the Warriors picked up another power-play past the six-minute mark.

Denton Mateychuk had the puck in the left circle and then made a cross-ice pass to the right side of the Lethbridge net where Firkus knocked in his hat-trick goal to make it 3-1.

Back on the power-play at 13:29, the Warriors put the game out of reach after Eric Alarie scored his third goal of the season.

Jagger Firkus’ hat-trick led the Warriors' offence and was the first three-goal game of his career, while in net, Carl Tetachuk made 29 saves to beat his former team in his hometown.

Moose Jaw finished 3-for-7 on the power-play and was 4-for-5 on the penalty kill.

Moose Jaw’s weekend in Alberta ends on Saturday with a trip to Medicine Hat.  The Warriors edged the Tigers 4-3 in overtime last week at Mosaic Place.

Catch all the action on Country 100 starting with the PreGame Show at 6:40 pm. 

More Sports News

Warriors roll over Broncos to finish weekend

Three third-period goals helped the Moose Jaw Warriors pull away from the Swift Current Broncos on their way to a 6-2 win at Mosaic Place on Saturday night. Jagger Firkus has two goals and three…

Big First Period Powers Warriors to Win in PA

The Moose Jaw Warriors started a busy week on the right foot with a 4-1 win over the Raiders in Prince Albert on Wednesday night. Eric Alarie had a goal and four points in the first period and Carl…

Warriors Come Up Short Vs Pats

The Moose Jaw Warriors fired a season-high 44 shots on Regina Pats goalie Matthew Kieper, but came away with a 4-2 loss on Hockey Fights Cancer night at Mosaic Place. Logan Doust and Brayden Yager…

Flying Fins Smash Personal Bests at Saskatoon Meet

Fifteen swimmers from the Kinsmen Flying Flins participated in a provincial meet this past weekend in Saskatoon. Being only the second competition since pre-COVID, the swimmers put up strong results.…

DiscoverMooseJaw.com is Moose Jaw's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login