The Atom Lakers won a high-scoring blistering affair over their Central Albertan rival Innisfail.
The game, which started off at a snail’s pace, saw one goal in the first period coming late in the period at the 2:53 mark on a goal by Sylvan Lake’s Cooper Lawrence.
The second period would prove to be a completely different game than the first with the two teams combining for an astounding 10 goals.
Sylvan Lake would pounce first at the 18:46 mark on a short-handed goal by Dylan Ruff. Bode Dakin, would find the twine three minutes later with Matthew Nielsen set to score on the power play at 12:16.
Innisfail would finally have an answer at the 8:51 mark when Blake Stoddard would notch his first goal of the game bringing the score to 4-1.
Sylvan Lake would come right back on a goal by Landon Green and another by Caleb Hadland
Innisfail would bring the score to 6-2 on Stoddard’s second goal of the game.
Sylvan Lake would score three goals in under three minutes as Jhett Wheeler, Keith McInnis and Green would all find the net before the closing of the second period. The score going into the final frame was 9-2, with the game firmly in Sylvan’s control.
Innisfail would start the third with a little spunk as Nathan Flewelling would find the back of Sylvan’s net to bring the score to 9-3.
This would be short lived as Rylan Olson would score short-handed at 15:01, followed by Ruff’s second of the game. Green finished the hat trick and Neilson scored his second of the game – bringing the final score to 13-3.
Green, Nielsen and Ruff would all finish with four points respectively; Keith McInnis would finish with three and five players would finish with two points on the night. Eleven different Lakers would end with at least one point in a game that was friendly to the Laker stat sheet.
Laker goaltender Brandon Broks stopped 20 out of the 23 shots throughout the night.
The Lakers have no more regular season games scheduled for this season.