The AJHL's regular season is in full swing, and the Okotoks Oilers didn't disappoint over the opening weekend.

They played back-to-back games against the Canmore Eagles, starting on Friday.

Okotoks took an early lead, ending the first period up 3-0.

Their season opener ended in a decisive 5-1 win, but the Oilers' home opener saw a lot more pushback from the Eagles.

Okotoks established a 2-1 in the first period, but the third period saw Canmore tying things up at 3-3.

Oilers v Canmore - Sept 16-3Among the Oilers goal scorers were Kade Duell of Taber who landed his first AJHL goal. Photo credit: Logan Coutts.

Canmore took the lead around eight minutes into the third period, but Brett Huxley landed an equalizer with just a minute on the clock making it 4-4..

They ended up settling the score in a shootout with the Oilers emerging with a 5-4 win.

Now 2-0 to start the season, they're off to Olds tomorrow (Sept. 19) to face the Grizzlies.

They return home on Friday, Sept. 22 to host Blackfalds.

All of their away games can be heard on The Eagle 100.9.


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