Everett, Wash – The Kootenay ICE losing streak is at 3 games with a 4-3 loss to the Everett Silvertips in WHL action on Saturday night.
The ICE (7-15-1-0) opened the scoring 17 seconds into the game with Tanner Muth getting a wrist shot through from the blueline.
The Franchise Record for fastest ICE goal at the start of a game is 13 seconds by Curtis Billsten November 15/06 in Calgary.
The Silvertips (10-15-0-2) Tyler Sandu scored to tie the game 1-1 as he was alone in the slot.
The teams then combined for 3 goals in 46 seconds with Sandhu getting his 2nd on a powerplay redirection, Jon Martin with a wrist shot from the low slot and then ICE goalie Mackenzie Skapski misplayed the puck in front of his net and it went off a skate into the net and the goal was credited to Reid Petryk.
The Franchise Record for fastest 3 goals by 2 teams in an ICE game is 39 seconds set on January 10/97 in Lethbridge.
In the second period the Silvertips dumped the puck into the ICE zone and Skapski went behind the net only to have it take a bad bounce in the corner and went into crease for Ty Mappin to make it 4-2.
In the third period Jakub Prochazka had a partial breakaway down the left wing and scored with a slap shot low to far side. The goal extended his point streak to 4 games.
The ICE will host Edmonton on Wednesday.
Erik Benoit returned after missing 7 games.
ICE Scratches – Spencer Wand (4th game 1-2 weeks), Collin Shirley, Brock Montgomery (3rd game 1-2 weeks).
Everett 10-15-0-2 Kootenay 7-15-1-0
1, Kootenay, Muth 2 0:17.
2, Everett, Sandhu 7 (Hayer, Winquist), 5:30.
3, Everett, Sandhu 8 (Winquist, Hayer), 8:50 (PP).
4, Kootenay, Martin 4 9:21.
5, Everett, Petryk 8 (Bauml), 9:36.
Penalties-Hubic Ktn (interference), 7:59; Mappin Evt (hooking), 14:13; Philp Ktn (hooking), 15:38.
6, Everett, Mappin 3 (Cox, Oslanski), 7:07.
Penalties-Mueller Evt (interference), 4:38; Hayer Evt (inter. on goaltender), 19:56.
7, Kootenay, Prochazka 2 (Vetterl), 6:44.
Penalties-Boyd Ktn (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 3:22; Oslanski Evt (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 3:22; Leach Ktn (high sticking), 7:40; Benoit Ktn (slashing), 9:08; Petryk Evt (embellishment), 9:08; Cable Ktn (hooking), 17:24.
Shots on Goal-Kootenay 14-13-10-37. Everett 16-7-5-28.
Power Play Opportunities-Kootenay 0 / 3; Everett 1 / 4.
Goalies-Kootenay, Skapski 7-9-0-0 (28 shots-24 saves). Everett, Cotton 7-5-0-0 (37 shots-34 saves).
Referees-Steve Papp (17), Kevin Bennett (29).
Linesmen-Mark Heier (125), Nathan Van Oosten (115).