Heritage Junior Hockey League action on Wednesday, October 25th in Didsbury saw the Mountain View Colts dominate Airdrie 5-1. As heard on 96.5 CKFM, the Colts rose to the challenge and handed the Thunder just their second loss in regulation time this season.
That is what it sounded like on 96.5 CKFM on Wednesday, October 25th as the Mountainview Colts became just the second team this season to beat the Airdrie Thunder in regulation time (Cochrane won 5-3 in Airdrie on September 29th).
19 year old blueliner Spencer Dowd from Newton, Ontario had a pair of power play goals - including one on a second period 5 on 3 - to lead the Colts to a dominant 5-1 victory at the Didsbury Memorial Complex..
17 year old goaltender Ethan Woodward from Calgary made 36 saves in net. He felt the Colts took charge of the game after falling behind 1 to nothing just over 5 minutes into the first period when 20 year old forward Kristopher LeClair from Airdrie scored for the Thunder.
Colts 20 year old Captain Colton Anderson from Olds says they were able to frustrate Airdrie's offense.
Anderson had a pair of assists in Mountainview's win, while 17 year old defenceman Laine Rothenbusch from Didsbury and 18 year old forward Kale Wright from Innisfail both netted their first HJHL goals. 20 year old forward Quintin Thorburn from Olds also scored for the Colts.
The Colts were 2 for 9 with the man advantage and they killed off all 7 of Airdrie's power play chances.
Mountainview's record is now 6-3-1. The Thunder drop to 8-2-2. The Colts had a 38-37 edge in shots.
Next up for the Colts is another home game. On Friday, October 27th they will take on the Okotoks Bisons at 7pm.
The next 96.5 CKFM broadcast of Colts hockey is coming up on Wednesday, November 8th when the Cochrane Generals visit the DMC at 8pm.
Hear 96.5 CKFM's post-game conversation with Colts Captain Colton Anderson.
Listen to more CKFM audio from afterwards with Colts Goalie Ethan Woodward.
Preliminary stages are underway regarding a proposed affordable housing project for the Mountain View Emergency Shelter Society. A community consultation session took place on Wednesday, April 18th with Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) to discuss the needs of the community and current statistics.
The Citizens of the Year for the town of Olds were announced on Wednesday, April 18th during the Volunteer Appreciation event at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites. The awards are presented on behalf of the Rotary Club of Olds. The nominations come in from the community at large between June and September of each year.
Bridge Manager with Alberta Transportation Donald Saunders says it looks like there will be a construction crew on Highway 582 over the Rosebud River 0.5 kilometers east of Didsbury on Friday, April 20th to reconstruct the detour road bridge.
On Tuesday, April 17th just after 5pm the Olds Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire in the 6700 block of 46th Street. Upon arrival, crews determined there was no fire, but there was smoke being produced inside one of the occupancies from malfunctioning electrical equipment. According to the OFD, the nature of the incident was due to the failure of an electrical transformer from a nearby power service. No injuries were reported.