Cranbrook, BC – Kootenay ICE goalie Mackenzie Skapski made 25 saves for his 1st career shutout in a 1-0 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings in WHL action on Sunday night.
After a scoreless first period and the ICE (3-5-0-0) got the games only goal late in the second period with Collin Shirley scoring from the high slot with a wrist shot high on the stick side.
ICE powerplay was 0-for-8 including a 2-man advantage for 33 seconds in the second period.
The win ends an 11 game losing streak against Edmonton (5-3-1-1).
The ICE will visit Red Deer on Friday.
ICE Scratches – Jakub Prochazka, Tanner Faith.
Edmonton 5-3-1-1 Kootenay 3-5-0-0
Penalties-Simpson Ktn (tripping), 6:45; Moroz Edm (tripping), 9:03; Lowe Edm (major-fighting), 9:56; Montgomery Ktn (major-fighting), 9:56; Sautner Edm (hooking), 14:01; Baddock Edm (interference), 17:26.
1, Kootenay, Shirley 2 (Philp, Wand), 18:56.
Penalties-Martin Ktn (roughing), 1:41; Samuelsson Edm (interference), 2:49; Lowe Edm (tripping), 4:17; Geertsen Edm (tripping), 6:14; Czerwonka Ktn (tripping), 8:54; Moroz Edm (charging), 13:16.
Penalties-Wruck Edm (tripping), 15:59.
Shots on Goal-Edmonton 9-8-8-25. Kootenay 9-5-8-22.
Power Play Opportunities-Edmonton 0 / 3; Kootenay 0 / 8.
Goalies-Edmonton, Jarry 1-2-0-0 (22 shots-21 saves). Kootenay, Skapski 3-2-0-0 (25 shots-25 saves).
Referees-Ryan Benbow (62), Steve Papp (17).
Linesmen-Ian Shaver (74), Justin Slimm (105).