CONTRIBUTION · 4th October 2010
The Terrace Midget Rep hockey team played a pair of games against Kitimat, in Kitimat this past weekend.
The first game of the year went at 4:45 on Saturday, and it was a bit of a tentative start for both teams and play was a little sloppy. Terrace got out to a promising start with a 3-1 lead. Kitimat came back but Terrace restored the two goal lead to 5-3 after two periods. Terrace let Kitimat back in the game again, and with four minutes left in the third period Kitimat got within one. With two minutes left in the game Kitimat tied the game with a questionable goal that appeared to enter the net from behind after the net came off it's moorings. The game ended in a tie. Coach Testawich appealed to the referee but to no avail. David Lewis received a misconduct and was suspended from playing the Sunday game. Dawson Kluss got the start and played well for Terrace in net.
Game two went Sunday at 10:45 in Kitimat. Terrace started strong with Cole Broughton between the pipes. Terrace carried the play for better than forty minutes but couldn't beat the Kitimat tender. Terrace had numerous scoring chances but could not convert on the score sheet. Austin Braid was involved in a second period scuffle with a Kitimat player, and both players were ejected. William Orrey scored the lone Terrace goal. Kitimat counted three goals to record the win.
This years team is made up of returning third year players; forwards Marc Schibli, and David Lewis, defensemen Dawson Leblond and Chris Bergey. Also joining the team is third year Midget forward Will Westby, and D-men Joel Findlay and Kody Kellar, In net is Kyle Gray. Returning second year Midget Rep forwards are Austin Braid, Austin Legros, Brandon Stella, and defenseman Nick Homeniuk. New to the team second year players include, forwards Robert and William Orrey, and defensemen Calum Quinn, Ryan Dvorak, and goal tenders Dawson Kluss and Cole Broughton. First year players are forwards Rhett Munson, Chris Allison, and Colten Braid.
The team is idle this weekend, then set for two away games against Prince Rupert. The team has it's first home games are October 23 and 24.