The Innisfail Eagles and the Bentley Generals have reduced their provincial AAA semi-final series from a best of seven down to a best of five by trading wins through the first two games. The road team has won both times as Bentley blanked the Eagles at the Twin Arenas 3-0, before Innisfail responded with a 3-2 overtime triumph in Lacombe.
Darrin Robak was the overtime hero for the Innisfail Eagles on Monday, February 15th in Lacombe.
Robak's goal gave Innisfail a 3-2 victory over Bentley. That best of seven provnicial triple 'A' semi-final series is now tied 1-1.
Goals by Ty Clay and Tyler Beechy helped the Birds bounce back from 1-0 and 2-1 deficits in game two. Dan Dunn made 29 saves for Innisfail.
The Generals are set to host game three on Friday, February 19th at 8:30pm. Game four is slated for the Twin Arenas in Innisfail at 5pm on Sunday, February 21st.
Listen to the Wednesday, February 17th edition of 96.5 CKFM's Bow Diesel Innisfail Eagles Report with Tyler Haarstad.
Meanwhile in the other Alberta semi-final Stony Plain won the first game at home over Fort Saskatchewan by the score of 5-3. Ryan Smyth had one assist in that game for the Northern Birds.
The Chiefs host game two on Friday, February 19th in Fort Sask.