Game Summary

West (Kindersley) 3 - Host (Grande Prairie) 5
Game #1
May 08, 2004
Grande Prairie, AB

The 2004 RBC Royal Bank Cup kicked off with a game featuring the host team, Grande Prairie Storm and the Western representative, Kindersley Klippers. The Storm had been waiting for over a year for this game, and it showed. They came out blazing, and took the game to Kindersley right from the opening whistle. Scott McCulloch opened the scoring for the Storm just 6 minutes into the game with a power-play goal. Dustin Sather and Stephen Knowles each added a goal to give the home town team a 3-0 lead.

Kindersley responded with an unassisted goal by Derek Dorsett, but ended the first period trailing 3-1. The Storm where all over the Klippers in the second period, and Kyle Radke scored a power-play marker to increase the led to 4-1. Kindersley’s Jason Fleck scored a late power-play goal to bring the Klippers back to within two goals. Grand Prairie held a 4-2 heading into the final frame, and where out-shooting Kindersley 31-8. Kindersley refused to go away, despite being badly out shot. At the half way mark of the third period, the Klippers’s Jesse Fischer scored to bring them to within one. Grand Prairie drove the final dagger through the heart with an empty net goal to earn a 5-3 victory. The enthusiastic home crowd went home happy as the Storm started the tournament with a win.

Box Score HOT
3
1
1
5
Compte WST
1
1
1
3

First Period/Première période

Scoring/Buts:
Host Scoring
1, McCulloch, (1) (Knowles, Paul), 06:05 (PP)
1, Sather, (1) (Welter, McCulloch), 11:25
1, Knowles, (1) , 13:51
West Scoring
1, Dorsett, (1) , 15:46

Penalties/Pénalités:
Host Penalties
1 - Chrenek, 6:32 - Interference, 2min (PP)
1 - Sather, 9:17 - Charging, 2min (PP)
1 - Malekoff, 17:15 - Holding, 2min (PP)
West Penalties
1 - Fischer, 4:10 - Roughing, 2min (PP)

Second Period/Deuxième période

Scoring/Buts:
Host Scoring
2, Radke, (1) (Welter, McCulloch), 10:00 (PP)
West Scoring
2, Fleck, (1) (Vaughan), 18:31 (PP)

Penalties/Pénalités:
Host Penalties
2 - McCulloch, 16:05 - Inter. on Goaltender, 2min (PP)
2 - Chrenek, 18:08 - Interference, 2min (PP)
West Penalties
2 - Fleck, 7:40 - Holding Opp. Stick, 2min (PP)
2 - Boklaschuk, 8:22 - Tripping, 2min (PP)
2 - Vaughan, 13:45 - Slashing, 2min (PP)

Third Period/Troisième période

Scoring/Buts:
Host Scoring
3, Bourbeau, (1) (Jubb, Labelle), 19:17 (EN)
West Scoring
3, Fischer, (1) (Lee, Kelts), 09:05

Penalties/Pénalités:
Host Penalties
3 - Clements, 1:41 - High Sticking, 2min (PP)
3 - Radke, 4:47 - Cross Checking, 2min (PP)
3 - Szott, 11:13 - Delay of Game, 2min (PP)
3 - Radke, 18:20 - Holding, 2min
3 - Clements, 19:40 - Roughing, 2min
3 - Clements, 19:40 - High Sticking, 2min (PP)
3 - Redlick, 19:58 - Unsportsmanlike Cnd., 2min
West Penalties
3 - Boklaschuk, 18:20 - Holding, 2min
3 - Dorsett, 19:40 - Roughing, 2min
3 - Wilchnyski, 19:58 - Unsportsmanlike Cnd., 2min


Goaltenders HOT  Cayer, Jonathan
Gardiennes de but WST  Deobald, Nathan
Dziaduck, Kevin

Shots on Goal Team

1 p

2 p

3 p

Final

Shots on Goal HOT

9

18

5

32

Tirs au but WST

3

3

9

15


Referee/Arbitre Mark MacIsaac
Linesmen/Juges des lignes Cam McMillan,
Chris Carlson

Attendance/Assistance 10,162
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