Trappers Force Game 7!

Game 6 of the Pacific Junior Hockey League’s Harrold Brittain Conference Semi Finals took place Wednesday February 28th at the Lodge, George Preston Arena and became an instant classic. The Playoff series between the Langley Trappers and Chilliwack Jets is the only series in the PJHL second round that wasn’t a sweep.
The Richmond Sockeyes swept the White Rock Whalers 4-0
The Ridge Meadows Flames swept the Mission City Outlaws 4-0
The Delta Ice Hawks swept the North Vancouver Wolf Pack 4-0
More over, the Trappers Jets series is going to game 7! The series has had everything from tic-tac-toe passing plays, heavy hits, high calibre goals, defensive tactics, blocked shots, and down to the wire wins for both clubs. Both teams have fought tooth and nail to get to this point and from a fan perspective it has been well worth the money for edge of your seat entertainment.
The Jets entered game 6 with a 3-2 series lead after defeating the Trappers on Sunday February 25th by a score of 4-1. It was a must win situation for the Trappers and the team didn’t disappoint. The game proved to be a special teams chess match. It was a back and forth first period with shots and hits being exchanged ending in a 0-0 draw. The Trappers broke the deadlock on the power-play at the 3:04 mark of the second frame as Patrick Coopman one-timed a rebound in the slot with assists coming from Jett Carroll and Amar Sidhu. The Jets Brody Quiring was called for hooking when the goal was scored putting them back in the box for 2:00. The Trappers wasted no time scoring 1:44 into the power-play and 4:48 into the second period with Amar Sidhu gathering his second point of the game with assists going to Jett Carroll and Cash Dumka-Jones. The Trappers found favour again early in the third period, on the power-play when Nabeel Moledina was the beneficiary of a rebound created by Amar Sidhu’s net front tip at .38 seconds into the period. The Second assist went to Cash Dumka-Jones who took the original shot. The Jets battled back late in the game scoring two power-play goals with the goalie pulled. However, their late push was stymied when Austin Todd hit the empty net to solidfy the win for the Trappers forcing a game 7.

The 3 Stars of the game were awarded to:

1st Star: Amar Sidhu 1 Goal, 2 Assists
2nd Star: Maddox Osaka backstopping the team to 36 shot, 34 see performance.
3rd Star: Nabeel Moledina 1 Goal

Game 7 goes Friday March 1st in Chilliwack at the Sardis Sports Complex at 7:45pm.

Great job Trappers! Bring it home!

Go Trappers Go!