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Satellites whip Mustangs in senior hockey exhibition

Fort Macleod Mustangs goalie Cody Hall stops Tofield Satellites Doug Woiken on this scoring chance.

Fort Macleod Mustangs were light years away Saturday from keeping up with the Tofield Satellites.
Led by former Mustang Ryan Olson, the Satellites blasted the Mustangs 15-2 in the senior hockey exhibition game.
Olson scored five goals and set up three others for the Satellites, who outshot the Mustangs 76-32.
The Satellites, who play in the Battle River Hockey League, scored four goals in each of the first two periods and then buried the Mustangs with seven more goals in the third.
Tofield directed 39 shots at veteran Mustangs goalie Cody Hall, who surrendered seven goals in a period and a half.
Rookie Joel Hasselman replaced Hall, facing 37 shots and giving up eight goals.
Greg Schimanski and Tyce Gallamore scored for the Mustangs, with Kevin Olson assisting on both and Willy David picking up a single assist.
Veterans in the Mustangs lineup Saturday night were Hall, Olson, Gallamore, Schimanski, Justin Donahue, Taylor Bilodeau, Cole Matson, Call Marr and Lander Marr.
Rookies making their debut were Hasselman, David, Ben Webb, Scott Stadnichuk, Kevin Heggie, Kent Broere, Steven De Kok, Kyle Eskes and Bill Piche.
The Mustangs open the 2011-’12 Ranchland Hockey League season on Friday, Oct. 28 at Nanton, where they take on the Palominos at 8:30 p.m.
On Saturday, Oct. 29 the Mustangs are in Stand Off for an 8:30 p.m. start against Kainai Chiefs.
Fort Macleod has a tough schedule to start the regular season, playing their first six games on the road.

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