December 10th, 2019

Express drop first game in Medicine Hat

By Medicine Hat News on December 2, 2019.

NEWS PHOTO RYAN MCCRACKEN
Southern Alberta Express centre Brittney Kambeitz (right) battles for a face-off against Calgary Fire centre Skye Mathew during a girls midget elite hockey game - Southern Alberta's first-ever game in Medicine Hat - on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 at the Moose Recreation Centre. Calgary won the game 4-3 in overtime.

The Southern Alberta Express came one shot short of winning their first-ever game in Medicine Hat following a 4-3 overtime loss to the Calgary Fire on Saturday afternoon at the Moose Recreation Centre.

Kendal Pierson led the Vauxhall-based Express with a goal and two assists, while Madison King had one of each and Megan Draffin added a goal.

Ashley Shypitka, Carys Ursell and Skye Mathew all scored in regulation for Calgary, then Erika Wenzel scored the overtime game-winner.

Kalynah Fong Martin collected the 21-save victory for the Fire, while Express netminder Devyn Amundson settled for the loss on 23 saves.

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