The Olds College Broncos battled back from a 3-2 deficit in the third period to defeat SAIT 5-4 in double overtime on Thursday, October 26th. Nearly 200 fans showed up - many of them wearing pink - on Breast Cancer Awareness Night and they saw a thrilling ACAC women's hockey game at the SportsComplex. Tori Chenier opened the scoring in the game, tied it at 3 early in the third period and capped off her hat trick with the winner in OT.
Tori Chenier's skate away play capped off her hat trick and an overtime victory for the Olds College Broncos on Thursday, October 26th.
Her third goal of the night in double OT pushed the Broncos ACAC women's hockey team past the SAIT Trojans 5-4.
It was the first hat trick in recent memory for Chenier and she was overjoyed to contribute to the victory.
According to Chenier, the Broncos were determined to bounce back in the third period after falling behind 3-2 prior to the second intermission.
Cassidy Holt and Kali Cummings also scored for Olds College, while Jaydlin Spooner made 21 saves in net.
Chenier says the Broncos enjoyed having a great crowd to play in front of on Breast Cancer Awareness Night.
Broncos blueliner Sinja Paurat says there are girls on their team who have family members that have been affected by cancer.
Olds College forward Krista Wilson says they had a number of ways for fans to contribute to their fundraising efforts.
The Broncos announced that just over $1000 dollars was raised on Breast Cancer Awareness Night.
On Saturday, October 28th in Calgary the SAIT Trojans won the rematch 3-2 over Olds College. Krista Wilson had a power play goal and Kali Cummings also scored for the Broncos who have won 3 of their 4 meetings this season with the Trojans.
OC's women's hockey team will take a 3 and 5 record into a home game versus GMU on Thursday, November 9th.
Brian Burke from the Calgary Flames and Craig MacTavish from the Edmonton Oilers will provide the hotstove lounge entertainment in Olds on February 2nd. They are the special guest speakers for the upcoming Hockey Alberta Foundation's Every Kid Every Community event at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites. Mike Pieper, President of the Olds Minor Hockey Association, says they will also have a great selection of silent auction items. The tickets to the event cost $50 dollars each and they are available online from the Olds Minor Hockey website or the Hockey Alberta website.
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed on Wednesday, January 17th by Calgary Economic Development and Olds College to create the leading smart agri-food corridor in Canada. The Calgary-Olds Smart Agri-Food Corridor will leverage Calgary's global corporate presence and distribution hub with Olds College's applied research and integrated learning, according to Calgary Economic Development.
The Bank of Canada says the recent run of strong economic data has prompted it to raise its trend-setting interest rate to 1.25 per cent from one per cent. The central bank says there has been healthier-than-anticipated consumption and residential investment, thanks to Canada's solid job creation. Donna Carson, Licenced Insolvency Trustee with MNP serving Calgary & Central Alberta, says it does not sound like a big increase but other surveys out there right now show that Canadians have the largest amount of debt in the world.
Energy Efficiency Alberta continues to refine and expand its programs. Chief Executive Officer Monica Curtis says to watch for announcements on new and expanded programs throughout 2018. According to Curtis, Alberta business has really responded with the opportunity to work with their customers.