Saints blank Thunder, lead series 1-0

Dalton pots winner, Davis shuts door in win

The Spruce Grove Saints took a 1-0 lead in their first round playoff series with the Drayon Valley Thunder, thanks to a 2-0 win on home ice last night.

The Saints got two second period goals – one from rookie Alex Dalton about three quarters of the way into the frame, and another on the powerplay from captain Tj Lloyd, coming with less than 7 seconds to go.

In the third, Matt Davis continued to shut the door in the Saints crease, stopping all 27 shots that came his way on the night.

The Saints peppered Luke Lush with 41, as they aim to extend their series lead to 2-0.

Puck drop tonight at Grant Fuhr Arena is set for 7 pm, with Game 3 scheduled for Drayton Valley on Sudnay night.

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