Game one of the North Quarter Finals didn’t go as planned for the Whitecourt Wolverines as they fell 3-0 to the Lloydminster Bobcats.
Tanner Dunkle opened the scoring just 2:33 into the hockey game as the Bobcats were shorthanded.
The Wolverines would dominate the rest of the period but were unable to get anything past starting goaltender Christopher Tai and it was 1-0 Bobcats after one.
Early in the second the Bobcats would get a power play goal as Mac Engel was taken out and Lukas Biensch would put the puck into the open net to make it 2-0 Bobcats after two.
It looked like neither team was going to score in the third period until the Bobcats got a late 5 on 3 power play.
Just 35 seconds into the power play Taylor Mulder would tip in the Bobcats third special teams goal of the game to make the final 3-0 Bobcats.
Shots favored the Wolverines 28-27.
Wolverines were 0 for 4 on the power play.
Bobcats went 2 for 7 with the power play.
The two teams are right back at it on Friday night for Game 2, All the action can be seen om AJHL TV, or you can listen on mytowntowday.ca