Osprey en­joy suc­cess­ful Bay Arena weekend

The Compass - - THE COMPASS - PHO­TOS AND TEXT BY NICHOLASMERCER

For $5, you won’t get much bet­ter en­ter­tain­ment than the Tri Pen Osprey of the New­found­land and Labrador Ma­jor Midget League. On Oct. 19-20, the team wel­comed the St. John’s Pri­va­teers to the Bay Arena in Bay Roberts for a twogame set. Both games fea­tured ex­cel­lent goal­tend­ing, ex­cit­ing plays and dra­matic fin­ishes. The first game saw the Osprey pick up the 5-4 shootout vic­tory, while Oct. 20 ended in a 4-3 over­time vic­tory for the Pri­va­teers. The Osprey fea­ture play- ers from as­so­ci­a­tions in Har­bour Grace, Bay Roberts, Whit­bourne, Pla­cen­tia, Clarenville, Bon­av­ista and Marys­town. It was the first ma­jor midget ac­tion for the Bay Arena in sev­eral sea­sons. Fan at­ten­dance was well-re­ceived, as some 700 com­bined fans took in the ac­tion over the weekend.

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