In their eighth and final meeting of the season, the Abbotsford Canucks faced off against the Ontario Reign in a Saturday night game at the Abbotsford Centre. Despite a strong effort, the Canucks fell 2-1 to the Reign, with Tyler Madden and Aidan Dudas scoring for Ontario, and Danila Klimovich notching the lone goal for Abbotsford. Here’s a closer look at the game:
Ontario Strikes First
In the opening period, the Reign got on the board first with a powerplay goal from Tyler Madden. Abbotsford outshot Ontario in the first frame, but were unable to find the back of the net.
Klimovich Ties it Up
In the second period, Danila Klimovich scored for Abbotsford to even the score at 1-1. Zach Giuttari assisted on the goal, marking his first point as a member of the Canucks.
Reign Take the Lead
Aidan Dudas scored early in the third period to put Ontario ahead once again. Despite a strong effort from Abbotsford, including a last-second chance from Tristen Nielsen, the Canucks were unable to tie the game.
The Canucks will close out the season with a series against the Calgary Wranglers, with games on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Fans can look forward to Autism Acceptance Night, Spring Country Night, and Fan Appreciation Night. Tickets are available for purchase on the Abbotsford Canucks website.
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