Saturday, Feb. 18 saw plenty of excitement at the Guns and Hoses charity hockey game. The match took place at Tamitik arena. At least $5200 was raised before admission donations were counted.
It was a close match. The score was tied at two-two by the end of the first and stayed that way throughout the second period.
Firefighters #11 Justin Mederos and #42 Captail Brad Bemis scored two points in the third period, assisted by #12 Jordon Venditelli and #11 Justin Mederos respectively.
The firefighters then got a two-minute penalty for interference by#23 Tayden Fowler-Mcnab.
#19 Chris Vilness assisted by #21 Kalan Gillmann scored a third point for the RCMP with 8.8 seconds left in the third period
The final score of the game was 4/3 for the Hoses.
There was also a Timbits hockey game in the first intermission, as well as a figure skating demonstration by Olivia Petersen and a paper airplane toss in the second.
While most police and firefighters were either attending or playing in the match, a full crew of firefighters and police remained on shift to deal with any potential emergencies that may have occurred during the game.