Wolverines made their first southern division road trip of the season with 3 games in three nights kicking off with a Thursday night match against the Drumheller Dragons, a Friday night game in Canmore against the Eagles and a Saturday night game in Okotoks. Wolverines come home with 2 of the possible 6 points.
November 28,Drumheller Dragons
Wolverines start the southern road swing with a game at the Drumheller Memorial Arena for their first and only visit during regular season. Rookie goaltender Connor Ungar would get his third start in net for the Wolverines and Dragons netminder Ryley Osland would start in his thirteenth game of the season.
Drumheller Dragons Eric Martin would open the scoring at 11:35 of the first period on the power play from Shane Ott and Kent Anderson. Whitecourt Wolverines Sam Anderson ties the game at 1 at 16:06 from Hayden Clayton and Cassidy Bowes. Martin would open the second period scoring at 3:57 with his second of the night from Luke Fennig and Myles Hilman. Brayden Labant would again even up the score at 7:26 on the power play from Kaleb Ergang and Bjorn Robinson. Dragons Scout Truman would add two power play goals with the assist to his brother Roc in the second half of the period to double Drum’s lead. Wolverines would capitalize on the power play at 5:25 in the third period – Adam Sandstrom from Ethan Green and Cassidy Bowes to bring Whitecourt within one.
Drumheller Dragons would extend their lead to two on a goal at 13:06 from Roc Truman, assist to Scout Truman to close this game at 5-3 Drumheller.
Whitecourt Wolverines 2 for 4 (50.0%)
Drumheller Dragons 3 for 3 (100.0%)
Shots 41- 28 Dragons
November 29, Canmore Eagles
Wolverines second game of the road trip was at Canmore Recreation Centre. This is the second and final meeting between these two teams in regular season. Canmore came to the Scott Safety center back on October 20th where the Wolverines won 4-1 in that match up. Kadin Kilpatrick would take the net for Canmore while Vincent Duplessis would get the start for Whitecourt.
Cole Carrier would open the scoring for the Wolverines at 6:05 of the first period from Kaleb Ergang and Ethan Green.
Canmore Eagles Alex Young would capitalize on the power play at 4:10 of the second period from Connor Lyons and Dylan Witzke to tie the game at 1 and it would go into the third period that way. Tian Rask moves the Eagles into the lead at just :53 seconds into the third on the power play from Alex Young and Connor Lyons. Whitecourt Wolverines would tie the game at 7:58 on a goal from Sam Anderson, assisted by Cassidy Bowes and Hayden Clayton.
Brayden Labant would reclaim the lead at 10:26 from Joshua Corrow and Cole Carrier. Labant would add another goal at 16:46 unassisted to make it 4-2 Whitecourt. Hayden Clayton would add an empty netter from Cassidy Bowes and Sam Anderson to finish this one 5-2 Whitecourt.
Whitecourt Wolverines 0 for 2 (00.0%)
Canmore Eagles 2 for 3 (66.7%)
shots 34-24 Canmore
November 30, Okotoks Oilers
Wolverines would face the Oilers for their second and final match up of regular season. Okotoks visited the Scott Safety center back on October 19 and won 3-2. Whitecourt would play their third game in three nights at Pason Centennial Arena. Starting goaltenders for tonights game were Vincent Duplessis for Whitecourt and Ashton Abel for the Oilers.
Brandon Machado, Zane Kindrachuk, and Jack Works with two would put the Oilers up 4-0 before the Wolverines would answer back on the power play at 7:50 of the second period when Cassidy Bowes would find the back of the net from Ethan Leyer and Adam Sandstrom. Bowes would add a second goal at 12:39 of the third periof to cut the Oilers lead in half from Ethan Leyer and Ethan Green. Shortly after Ethan Leyer would add another goal on the power play from Kaleb Ergang and Bjorn Robinson making it 4-3. Okotoks Oilers Dylan James would add another goal from Louis Jamernik and Michael Hagen to finish this game at 5-3 for the Oilers.
Whitecourt Wolverines 2 for 8 (25.0%)
Okotoks Oilers 2 for 7 (28.6%)