The Olds Grizzlys (7-15-1) improved 7-4-0 in home games this season by posting back to back victories over teams in the top half of the Alberta Junior Hockey League's South Division. On Friday, November 10th the Grizzlys beat the third place Drumheller Dragons (12-10-1) by the score of 5-3. Then on Saturday, November 11th Olds outlasted the first place Okotoks Oilers (17-2-1) 3-2 in a shootout.
Forward Josh Borynec ('98) from Carvel netted a shorthanded goal and an assist in his first game for the Black & Gold since arriving from Drayton Valley after a three team AJHL trade.
Jared Power would then go on to score the winning goal in the third round of the shootout on Saturday, November 11th as the Olds Grizzlys stunned the first place team in the AJHL's South Division.
Goaltender Andrew Henderson ('98) from Maple Ridge, B.C. stopped 26 of 29 shots against the Dragons and 26 of 28 shots versus the Oilers.
The Grizzlys are on now on a 2 game winning streak as they get set to head out on a 3 game road swing. It starts on Tuesday, November 14th with a visit to Camrose to play the Kodiaks (6-10-5).
Listen to the 96.5 CKFM highlights from the Grizzlys 3-2 shootout win over Okotoks
Hear more CKFM audio from before Friday's game against Drumheller with Grizzlys Head Coach Adam Redmond.
Friday's game was also the first for new Drumheller Dragons Head Coach Kevin Hasselberg in Olds.
Hasselberg was the Grizzlys Head Coach from 2005-2010 where he posted a 157-140-7 AJHL regular season record and made a trip to the league semi-finals in 2008-2009.