Grande Prairie Athletics Eliminate Last Year’s Champs

Travis Fortnum

The Grande Prairie Athletics beat the Fort St. John Flyers last night, eliminating them from the NPHL playoffs.

The As had the home-ice advantage and doubled the visiting Flyer’s goals for a final score of 6-3.

After a scoreless first period, the Athletics hit their stride in the second – netting three goals in the first 10 minutes and another before the end of period two.

FSJ managed to get two in during the second as well, then started the third off with a power play third goal.

GP kept their lead and gave it two more goals to boost to the final score.

The Grande Prairie Athletics will face the Fulhair Pirates next.

FINAL SCORE:                             
Grande Prairie Athletics    -    6

Fort St. John Flyers           -    3

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