In their season opener on September 29, 2023, the Yellowhead Chiefs faced off against the Parkland Rangers in a game that ended with a score of 3-2 in favor of the Chiefs. Bo Tibbatts, Rory Poole, and Nolan Kozak scored for the Chiefs, showcasing solid offensive play.
The first period saw Tibbatts and Carnegie exchanging goals, setting the tone for an evenly matched game. Poole extended the Chiefs’ lead in the second period, and Kozak secured the win in the third, with Pidskalny responding for the Rangers.
Penalties featured in the game, with McIntosh and Meloney for the Chiefs, and Garton, Shindle, and McCallum for the Rangers facing consequences.
In goaltending, Madill made 23 saves for the Chiefs, while Glover faced 32 shots, making 29 saves for the Rangers.
The game, held at Credit Union Place, provided a solid start to the season. Stay tuned for more from the Yellowhead Chiefs as they navigate the 2023 season.