Cranbrook, BC – The Red Deer Rebels came back from a 2-0 deficit to beat the Kootenay ICE 3-2 in WHL action on Sunday night.
The ICE (4-7-0-0) opened the scoring as Collin Shirley was alone in front of the net for a rebound goal of a shot from Jaedon Descheneau.
With the assist Descheneau extended his point streak to 3 games.
Early in the second period the ICE made it 2-0 with Jaedon Descheneau scoring with long wrist shot to the far low corner.
Descheneau has goals in 3 straight games.
1:46 later the Rebels (6-7-1-1) scored as defenseman Kevin Pochuk jumped on a loose puck in the slot and scored with a slap shot.
Red Deer tied the game on the powerplay as the ICE got caught on a line change and the Rebels had a 5-on-2 break with Charles Inglis get a rebound goal.
In the third period Charles Ingils got the game winning goal on a pwerplay with a rebound near the crease.
The crowd was the smallest in ICE history.
The ICE will host Regina on Wednesday.
ICE Scratches – Spencer Wand, Eric Benoit.
Red Deer 6-7-1-1 Kootenay 4-7-0-0
1, Kootenay, Shirley 4 (Descheneau, Czerwonka), 7:43.
Penalties-Fafard R.d (major-fighting), 7:18; Hubic Ktn (major-fighting), 7:18; Inglis R.d (cross checking), 19:45; Dirk Ktn (slashing), 19:45.
2, Kootenay, Descheneau 3 2:11.
3, Red Deer, Pochuk 1 (Hamilton, Bellerive), 3:57.
4, Red Deer, Inglis 8 (Ness, Fleury), 13:30 (PP).
Penalties-Montgomery Ktn (kneeing), 12:42.
5, Red Deer, Inglis 9 (Bleackley, Fleury), 14:16 (PP).
Penalties-Boomgaarden R.d (checking from behind), 5:04; Boomgaarden R.d (boarding), 10:27; Hubic Ktn (interference), 14:03.
Shots on Goal-Red Deer 10-13-8-31. Kootenay 14-11-7-32.
Power Play Opportunities-Red Deer 2 / 2; Kootenay 0 / 2.
Goalies-Red Deer, Bartosak 4-4-1-0 (32 shots-30 saves). Kootenay, Hoflin 0-4-0-0 (31 shots-28 saves).
Referees-Tyler Adair (58), Brett Montsion (54).
Linesmen-Michael Boisvert (111), Jim Maniago (85).