The Terriers finish the Old Dutch Showcase weekend 1-1 with their first loss of the regular season coming from the Virden Oil Caps.
The dogs played their 1st game on Friday at the Ice Plex at 1pm vs The OCN Blizzard. The first 20 minutes showed no score with the first goal of the game coming from OCN at the start of the second with a bobbled puck in front of Park. Leininger went bar down on Boily at 7:34 of the 2nd to tie the game. Brad Bowles gave the Terriers the 2-1 lead on the powerplay with just over 5 minutes to go in the second.
Bowles would keep it going on his second of the game from Orr and Henry at 9:27 of the 3rd to put the Terriers up 3-1. OCN buries on Park at 16:30 to keep them in the game tying it up at 3 with 22 seconds to go taking the Terriers to overtime for the first time this season.
Brad Bowles finished off the game with his 2nd hat trick in as many games on a pass from Shawn Bowles just a 1:40 in to the extra period.
Game 2 of the showcase was another afternoon game vs. the Virden Oil Capitals for our 3rd meeting this season, Terriers coming out ahead on the other two.
Former Central Plains Capital Cody Durdle was the 1st to strike from the point on the power play on rookie goaltender Travis Klassen. Former Terrier Nolan Ross would add to the Oil Caps lead chipping one top shelf on another Virden power play at 9:34 of the 1st. Leininger would put the Terriers on the board with a power play marker of his own at 11:51, the period ending 2-1 Virden.
Dudar goes top shelf on Klassen at 13:25 of the 2nd giving the Oil Caps a 2 goal lead. Nolan Ross scored his 2nd of the game for Virden’s 3rd power play goal.
The 3rd period was uneventful as only a combined 5 shots were taken. The final score Virden 4-1 with Kuehn turning away 29 shots.