Friday, Jan 25th saw the Dragons travel to Brooks to take on the Bandits in the 5th of 6 match ups this season. The Bandits got on the board quickly at the 0:27 mark of the 1st period. The Dragons battled back and put one behind Brooks netminder, Michael Fredrick at 7:24 of the first. Bloom scored with assists going to Vannucci and Rauckman.. The second period saw the Dragons score at the 1:41 mark on a power play by Zaharichuk from Aasman. The Bandits would continue to battle and take the lead with 2 goals at the 8:38 mark and 9:09, this would end the 2nd with the Bandits leading 3-2. The Bandits would add to more markers at 4:41 and 16:51 on the power play to end the game with a 5-2 win over the Dragons. There is one more match up this season, when the Bandits come to town on Wednesday, February 20th to take on the Dragons.
Next action for the Dragons is Wednesday, January 30th when the Okotoks Oilers travel to the valley. Puck drop is 7:30pm at the Memorial Arena.