Overcoming an early 2-0 deficit in the first period, the Hawks managed to take an overtime decision 5-4 against the Royal Knights on Friday night. The boys drastically out shot the Royal Knights by a margin of 52-23 on the evening, but this one stayed close thanks in large part to the play of Evan Baty in the Royal Knights net. Meyer Nell had a pair of powerplay goals along with an assist on the game winner to help power the offence and for the second straight game Trevor Szyda put up a 2 goals and an assist. Adding to his 2 assists on the night, Riley Gilmore capped it with the overtime winner 2:59 into the extra frame to give the Hawks the win over the lowly Royal Knights who have now dropped 17 straight games.
Your second place Hawks take on the third place Transcona Railer Express in a Sunday matinee at Eric Coy with puck drop scheduled for 3:45pm.