Prince Albert, Sask – The Kootenay ICE came back from a 2 goal deficit to beat 5-4 in an overtime shootout in WHL action on Friday night.
The ICE (10-20-1-0) opened the scoring with Luke Philp getting a one-time slap shot after receiving a pass from behind the net pass from Levi Cable.
The ICE made it 2-0 with Jaedon Descheneau turning a 2-on-2 into a partial breakaway and scored with a wrist shot.
Late in the period the Raiders (21-11-0-3) scored 3 goals in a span of 2:20 with Zach Hodder, Reid Gardiner and Dakota Conroy getting the goals.
In the second period the Raiders took a 4-2 l;ead with a on-time shot from Mike Winther.
ICE got that back on a 2-on-1 break with Collin Shirley feeding Luke Philp for a wrist shot high on the glove side.
It’s the 2nd multi-goal game while Collin Shirley and Austin Vetterl each got their 1st multi-point games.
In the third period the ICE tied the game with Sam Reinhart finding the net with a spinaround wrist shot.
The shooutout went 6 round with Levi Cable scoring the only goal.
Mackenzie Skapski went 6-for-6 in saves and is 8-for-8 this season.
The ICE ended a 6 game road losing steak.
Jagger Dirk played in career game #200 and is the 28th player to reach that milestone for the ICE.
The ICE will visit Saskatoon on Saturday.
Because of injuries the ICE were one skater short of a complete line-up.
The ICE had no 20-year-olds and only 3 19-year-olds in the line-up.
ICE Scratches – Tanner Muth (4th game upper body 1-2 weeks), Brock Montgomery (3rd game upper body 1-2 weeks), Joey Leach (5th game upper body 1-3 weeks).
Prince Albert 21-11-0-3 Kootenay 10-20-1-0
1, Kootenay, Philp 7 (Cable, Shirley), 6:02.
2, Kootenay, Descheneau 6 (Reinhart, Vetterl), 9:48.
3, Prince Albert, Hodder 2 (Daae, Vanstone), 16:57.
4, Prince Albert, Gardiner 6 (Winther, McNeill), 17:16.
5, Prince Albert, Conroy 14 (Bardaro, McVeigh), 19:14 (PP).
Penalties-Morrissey P.a (hooking), 12:15; Faith Ktn (hooking), 18:54.
6, Prince Albert, Winther 14 (Braid), 10:09.
7, Kootenay, Philp 8 (Shirley, Vetterl), 13:55.
Penalties-Hubic Ktn (high sticking), 1:59; Martin Ktn (charging, major-fighting, 10-minute misconduct), 8:02; Ruopp P.a (major-fighting), 8:02; Descheneau Ktn (hooking), 10:58; Hodder P.a (holding opp. stick), 10:58; Bardaro P.a (cross checking), 19:33.
8, Kootenay, Reinhart 11 (Dirk, Descheneau), 9:10.
Penalties-Philp Ktn (inter. on goaltender), 0:35; Braid P.a (checking to the head), 10:05; Perreaux P.a (tripping), 11:42.
Shootout - Kootenay 1 (Philp NG, Reinhart NG, Descheneau NG, Benoit NG, Shirley NG, Cable G),
Prince Albert 0 (McNeill NG, Morrissey NG, Conroy NG, Gardiner NG, Winther NG, Bardaro NG).
Shots on Goal-Kootenay 13-7-10-1-1-32. Prince Albert 12-14-10-3-0-39.
Power Play Opportunities-Kootenay 0 / 4; Prince Albert 1 / 4.
Goalies-Kootenay, Skapski 11-13-0-0 (39 shots-35 saves). Prince Albert, Siemens 20-10-0-3 (31 shots-27 saves).
Referees-Adam Byblow (23), Kevin Shmyr (22).
Linesmen-Derek Craig (63), Jarett Gelowitz (45).