Cranbrook, BC – The Kootenay ICE scored 2 power play goals and 1 shorthanded and Mackenzie Skapski made 23 saves for the shutout in a 3-0 win over the Lethbridge Hurricanes in WHL action on Saturday.
The ICE (24-27-2-0) opened the scoring in the second period while shorthanded with Levi Cable going through the slot and fired a wrist shot high on the glove side.
It’s the 7th SHG for the ICE and 2nd of the season for Cable.
The ICE made it 2-0 on the powerplay with a one-time slap shot from Joey Leach.
In the third period Brock Montgomery scored a powerplay goal into an empty net.
Mackenzie Skapski earned his 4th shutout of the season.
Sam Reinhart (16 games) extended his point streak.
Jaedon Descheneau had 2 assists and was named the ICE Player of the Month for January.
The ICE will host Spokane on Friday.
ICE Scratches – Tanner Faith (5th game upper body 1-2 weeks).
Lethbridge 24-23-1-7 Kootenay 24-27-2-0
Penalties-served by Prochazka Ktn (too many men), 3:14; Leach Ktn (delay of game), 10:12; Vetterl Ktn (hooking), 13:26; Erkamps Let (tripping), 19:30.
1, Kootenay, Cable 7 (Reinhart), 7:00 (SH).
2, Kootenay, Leach 5 (Philp, Descheneau), 11:35 (PP).
Penalties-Muth Ktn (tripping), 6:34; Derko Let (major-fighting), 9:47; Dirk Ktn (major-fighting), 9:47; Hood Let (holding), 10:37.
3, Kootenay, Montgomery 22 (Dirk, Descheneau), 18:41 (PP).
Penalties-Descheneau Ktn (holding), 7:32; Muth Ktn (delay of game), 14:06; served by Wong Let (too many men), 18:12.
Shots on Goal-Lethbridge 5-8-10-23. Kootenay 11-9-9-29.
Power Play Opportunities-Lethbridge 0 / 6; Kootenay 2 / 3.
Goalies-Lethbridge, Rimmer 21-20-1-7 (29 shots-26 saves). Kootenay, Skapski 23-18-1-0 (23 shots-23 saves).
Referees-Sean Raphael (28).
Linesmen-Sean Donnelly (109), Michael Roberts (87).