Jets take Merchants for the third time this season

by Morinville News Staff

The Morinville Jets earned their third win against the St. Albert Merchants Friday night on the road, giving them three games out of four against the neighbouring junior B club.

The Jets started the season with a 7-6 OT loss to the Merchant but came back to win 8-1, 6-5 in overtime and 5-2 Friday night.

Friday night saw both clubs scoreless after one and tied 2-2 after two. The final frame gave the Jets three while St. Albert failed to get on the board.

Friday’s win gave the Jets a 20-5-4 record with nine games left in the season. They sit in first place in the West, four points, and a game ahead of the Red Wings, a club they face Sunday night at home.

The Jets hit the road Friday to face the Flyers and play the Warriors at home at 6:45 p.m. Jan. 15.

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