By MorinvilleNews.com Staff
Morinville – Fast on the forecheck and relentless in goal, a rookie-heavy Morinville Jets took to the ice Wednesday night handily defeating the visiting Whitecourt Wolverines 6-1.
The preseason victory was the Jets’ fourth in five games so far this year. Their only upset was Sept. 7 when they were defeated 6-0 by the Wetaskiwin Icemen. Last weekend saw the Jets take three straight games in a preseason tournament in fort Saskatchewan. That weekend outing included a 9-6 victory of the Hawks, a 9-3 win over the Bruins and a 3-2 victory over the Merchants.
The Jets start the CJHL season Sunday night in Morinville when they take on the Leduc Riggers. Game time is 6:45 at the ray McDonald Sports Centre.
Editor’s Note: Early Wednesday morning Eskimo Dennis, arguably Morinville’s most dedicated Jets fan, called Wednesday’s game a 7-0 victory for the Jets. Dennis has started the season with a very close prediction. See Monday Morning News each week for Eskimo Dennis’ week ahead score predictions for Jets games both home and away.