Ridge Meadows Flames had just a single point to show from back-to-back games over the weekend.
The Flames earned a point in a 5-4, double overtime loss to the visiting North Vancouver Wolf Pack at Planet Ice Friday.
The local junior Bs followed that up with a 2-1 road loss to the North Delta Devils at Sungod Arena on Saturday.
North Vancouver Wolf Pack 5, Flames 4 (double OT)
In their home game, Ridge Meadows trailed 1-0 after the first period and 2-1 after 40 minutes.
Down 4-2 with under four minutes to go in the third period, the Flames scored the final two goals off the sticks of Vitaly Morozov at the 16:37 mark, and Grant Rostvig with 34 seconds to go in regulation.
The Wolf Pack’s Jamie Creamore notched the game winner 3:11 into the double overtime period.
North Vancouver’s powerplay went 2-5 while the Flames were scoreless on three man advantage opportunities.
North Delta Devils 2, Flames 1
The Devils outshot the Flames 40-27 but could only get two past Flames goaltender Tyler Reid, who was named the game’s second star.
North Delta’s Landen Matechuk (shorthanded in the first period) and Joshua Smith (on a second period powerplay) put the home team ahead 2-0.
Trevor Sutton scored the Flames’ lone goal.
The Flames, 1-4-1-1 and in a two-way tie for third with Mission in the PJHL’s Harold Brittain Conference, will look for their second win of the season when they host the Aldergrove Kodiaks at Planet Ice this Friday, Oct. 4. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
It’s the first of back-to-back weekend games for the local juniors, who visit Port Moody Arena on Saturday, Oct. 5, to take on the Port Moody Panthers.
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