Rangers earn a point

Published on Tuesday, 15 November 2022 07:44

The Parkland Rangers earned a point over the weekend in Kenora.

Parkland’s week began with a heart-breaking 3-2 loss to the Southwest Cougars, Tuesday in Dauphin.

The Rangers carried a 2-1 lead into the third period on goals from Bo Eisner and Luke Myhre, while Nate Robson replied for Southwest.

The Cougars pulled even when Regan Anderson scored 8:27 into the third. Then, with 5.6 seconds left to play, the Rangers were called for icing. Off the ensuing faceoff, the Cougars won it back to the point and a shot eluded Parkland goalie Kyler Swanton with 0.1 left on the clock. Nicholas Cullen was credited with the goal.

Evan Svoboda made 44 saves for Southwest, while Swanton stopped 24 shots for Parkland.

On Saturday in Kenora, Landon Lowes scored with 30 seconds left in overtime to lift the Thistles to a 5-4 win. The goal came one second after a Rangers penalty expired.

Nickolas Fagnilli scored twice for Kenora, with Lane Van De Wetering and Carson Maffey adding singles. Cade Legaarden scored twice for Parkland and Dru Mushumanski and Eisner had singles.

James Sinclair made 20 saves for Kenora and Chase Glover stopped 32 for Parkland.

Van De Wetering scored twice to lead Kenora to a 6-3 win over the Rangers, Sunday.

Reidar Paquette, Lowes, Emerson Evans and Fagnilli also scored for the Thistles, while Madden Murray with two and Myhre replied for the Rangers. Patrick Forsythe had 34 saves to his credit for Kenora. Swanton made 36 stops for Parkland.

The Rangers will face the Yellowhead Chiefs in a home-and-home this weekend, beginning, Friday in Shoal Lake with the rematch Saturday in Dauphin at 7:30 p.m.

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