BIG WIN - Dalton Steel

Bantam Eagles win final home game over Olds

The Bantam Eckville Eagles played their last game on home ice at the Eckville Arena before they head off to provincials.

The Bantam Eckville Eagles played their last game on home ice at the Eckville Arena before they head off to provincials in a stunningly successful season.

Eckville would pull away from their rival Olds Grizzlies to eventually take the game 5-3.

Stran Pollitt, #8, would finish the game with a goal and two assists for three points on the night. Javin Smith, #7, and Ty Healing, #15, would both finish with a goal and an assist for two points and five different Eagles would finish with a point on the evening.

Goaltender Alex Menzies, #1, would stop 13 of 16 shots on the night for the victory.

The Eagles finished with a 2-1 record in the playoffs after going 8-6-2 in the regular season, which gave them their provincials birth. Both of the wins came in the friendly confines of the Eckville arena.

Smith currently has three goals and four assists to lead the Eagles playoff scoring with seven points. Pollitt is following closely with two goals and four assists for six playoff points. Three different Eagles currently have four points and every single Eagles has registered at least one point.

Menzies currently has a GAA of 1.33 and a record of 2-1.

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