The No. 1 Auto Body midget Tyees pressure the Port Alberni Bulldogs’ net during Saturday’s contest (above and below) at Rod Brind’Amour Arena.

Bulldogs bark but have not much bite against Campbell River Tyees

Next weekend the No 1 Auto Body midget Tyees will be away from Campbell River playing in a tournament in Kamloops

The No 1 Auto Body midget Tyees hosted the Port Alberni Bulldogs at the Rod Brind’Amour Arena on Jan. 4.

The Bulldogs got the first goal at 9:45 of the first period. The Tyees tied the game when Tyson Goebels stole the puck off a Bulldog’s defenceman and scored with 56 seconds left in the period.

During the second period, the Tyees carried the play to the Bulldogs. Jake Mackenzie scored at 19:32 to give the Tyees the lead. Keaton Dion scored at 11:07 off a pass from Jake Mackenzie.   At 4:55, Keaton Dion scored again. Port Alberni made it 4-2 at 3:03.

At 2:43 Darian Swift scored an unassisted goal, when he stole a puck behind the net and banked it off the Bulldog’s goalie.

Port Alberni made it 5-3 29 seconds into the second period, but that was as close as they got.  The Tyees played sound hockey through the third period to win 5-3.

Nic Kirchner was in goal for the Tyees and made some key saves throughout the contest.  Jake Mckenzie had three assists during the game for the Tyees.

There were no penalties called during the game.

Next weekend the No 1 Auto Body midget Tyees will be away from Campbell River playing in a tournament in Kamloops.