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Glenwood Grizzlies split league opener

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. Attacking the net with six goals in its first game against Laramie, the Glenwood Grizzlies Midget hockey team started its doubleheader on Saturday at the Glenwood Springs Community Center with a bang.Although the Grizzlies won the first game 6-1, Laramie fired back in game two with a 5-2 victory to even each teams’ Continental Divide Youth Hockey League records at 1-1. Glenwood’s offense was on in game one as Chris Abshire started the scoring assault with an unassisted goal in the first period. One of the team’s captains, Tyler McCoy, followed suit with an unassisted goal of his own in the second period that was backed up by a Trevor Kroeger-and-McCoy-assisted Jimmy Carter goal. Sterling Copland assisted another Abshire goal to give Glenwood a 4-1 lead going into the final period. Kroeger, another of the team’s captains, scored two goals in the final period, one of which was assisted by Carter, to seal the win.Laramie stepped up for the second game, holding Glenwood scoreless through the first two periods while scoring two goals of its own. Laramie added to its lead with two Ryan Allred goals, but the Grizzlies narrowed the scoring margin to two with goals from Carter and Jesse Cline to make the score 4-2 with seven minutes to go. Laramie scored the game’s final goal to beat Glenwood 5-2.Players are still adjusting to USA Hockey’s new rule enforcement as the two games saw a total of 74 penalties amassing 128 minutes in only 90 minutes of play.The Grizzlies will be back on the ice on Friday to play Eagle-Vail at 8 p.m. at the GSCC.Post Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO


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