Coach’s Blog – Barons 2-0 on Road Trip

The Barons continued their winning ways sweeping a 2 game mid week road trip with a 5-2 win in Grande Prairie followed by a 4-3 win in Whitecourt.

Tuesday saw the MOB out shoot Grande Prairie 35-32 and out chance them 17-9 in the 5-2 win. Danton Ayotte(14th), Kaiden Tobin (7th). Brennan Saulnier (10th and 2 assists) Jetlan Houcher (24th) and Adam Durkee (13th) scored for the MOB. Goalie Jesse Gordichuk improved to 10-2 on the season with the win.

The Barons the beat Whitecourt 4-3 Wednesday out shooting them 30-21 and out chancing them 12-9. Jesse Gordichuk started in place of flu-ridden Tanner Jaillet and collected his 11th win of the season. Brennan Saulnier (11th) Alex Cromwell (6th), Ryan Bloom (18th) and Adam Wilcox (1st) scored for the MOB.

Did You Know

Adam Durkee had a 5 game goal scoring streak come to an end when he hit the post on an empty net shot in the final minute of the Whitecourt victory.

Congrats to Ryan Bloom who played his 200th junior hockey game Wednesday. 170 AJHL games and 30 WHL games.

Ryan Bloom has a 6 game point streak while Brennan Saulnier has a 4game point streak.

The powerplay is on a hot streak at 6 for 13 (46%) in the last 3 games. The penalty kill has given up 2 goals in its last 24 chances (91.6%).