It took a full sixty minutes, and an impressive effort by the penalty killers, as the Prince Albert Raiders dropped the Red Deer Rebels 3-2 Friday night to make it a perfect 2-0 start to the team’s Central Division road trip.
Curtis Miske shows confidence in the Raiders down the stretch; Jordy Stallard is ready for potential final homecoming; Kody McDonald feels at home in PA; and Parker Kelly returns to the lineup this weekend.Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff
Coming into weekend play, the Prince Albert Raiders sit six points behind the Saskatoon Blades for the final playoff spot in the East Division. The Raiders have lost three straight games, while the Blades have put together three straight wins.
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Back on January 18, the Raiders were coming off a hard-fought 4-3 loss to the Regina Pats. At that point, Prince Albert went 3-6-1 in 10 games since the holiday break and found themselves well out of the playoffs.
Despite a 3-2 overtime victory over the Medicine Hat Tigers on Saturday night, the mood was grim around the Prince Albert Raiders after 20-year-old forward Regan Nagy left the game late in the third period with a lower body injury.