Saints lose opener, win big Saturday
The Spruce Grove Saints are coming out of Grande Prairie with a weekend split of the doubleheader.
Friday night, the Storm won 5-4 to hand the Saints their first loss of the season.
Zach Okabe had a hat trick for the Storm, who saw the Saints storm back with two goals in the last two minutes of the third, but held on for the win.
Saturday night, it was the Saints turn to score five, which included AJHL firsts from rookies Matt Rempe and Brent Schuldhaus.
Spruce Grove grabbed a 5-1 win, with other goals coming from Parker Saretsky, Dylan Bourlai, and Tanner Hickey.
Next up for the Saints, a weekend at the Showcase in Camrose.
They'll play Okotoks on Thursday at 8, and the Calgary Mustangs on Saturday at 1.