The Bobcats are back in the win column.
Lloydminster put an end to their four game losing streak Thursday afternoon in Camrose with a 3-1 victory over the Drumheller Dragons.
Prior to their game with the Bobcats, the Dragons had won four of their previous five contests but the Bobcats were able to fight through the South Division’s second seed to pick up two points.
Lloydminster native Kobe Walker got the Bobcats on the board first in the opening frame. Walker found the back of the net on the power-play for his first goal of the season.
In the second period the Bobcats were able to add to their lead. A shot off the stick of Chasetan Braid bounced its way in to the net, putting Lloydminster up 2-0.
The score remained that same heading to the third period, where Zach Kaiser found himself in alone on a short-handed breakaway.
The Orangeville, Ontario product made no mistake, scoring his third of the season while extending the Bobcats lead to 3-0.
However, on the same power-play, Dragon’s forward Brayden Nicholetts beat Bobcat’s net minder Reece Klassen to trim the lead to 3-1.
Drumheller continued to pressure Lloydminster, but Klassen held his ground making 36 saves on 37 shots to earn the win.
Dane Dow made 21 saves on 24 shots for the Dragons.
With the win, the Bobcats improved to 2-4 on the season and will now go for their second straight victory Friday afternoon when they battle the 5-0 Okotoks Oilers.
Puck drop is scheduled for 3:30pm in Camrose.
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