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Goaltender earns first star honours in Powell River Kings loss to Surrey Eagles

Nick Peters stops 27 of 29 shots; Eagles prevail 2-1 over Kings in Burnaby
BATTLE FOR POSITION: Powell River Kings’ forward Dawson Milliken (26) fends off a Surrey Eagles player in front of goaltender Nick Peters, who was first star in the BC Hockey League game in Burnaby on May 1.

Surrey Eagles converted on two of three power play opportunities in a 2-1 win over Powell River Kings at Scotia Barn in Burnaby on May 1.

Holden Katzalay scored both goals for the Eagles, who led 1-0 after 20 minutes. The eventual game winner came at 5:04 of the second period. Jacob Bronkowski replied for the Kings just over a minute later, scoring at even strength on a set-up by Brody Johnston.

Goaltenders Thomas Scarfone (Surrey) and Nick Peters (Powell River) prevented any further scoring over the final 13:47 of the middle frame and third period. Peters, who was named the game’s first star, stopped 27 of 29 shots. Scarfone made 21 saves for the Eagles.

Kings were 0-2 on the power play in the afternoon contest.

Surrey leads the BC Hockey League Burnaby pod with 13 wins, two losses and one overtime loss. Powell River is second with seven wins, seven losses, one overtime loss and one loss in a shoot-out.

Kings' next game is Monday, May 3, against Coquitlam Express, also at Scotia Barn. Game time is 8 pm.