Edmonton, Alb – Kootenay ICE forward Luke Philp scored at 14:56 of overtime in a 2-1 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings in game 2 of their 1st round Playoff series in WHL action on Sunday.
After 2 scoreless periods the teams exchanged goals less than 2 minutes apart midway through the third period.
Brock Montgomery scored on a redirection and Michael St. Croix scored after finding on a loose puck in the crease.
In overtime Luke Phil scored the game winner with a shot from the low circle that sneaked through the goalie.
The ICE had lost 9 games in a row in Edmonton.
The last ICE win in Edmonton was on January 12th, 2011.
The ICE will host Edmonton on Tuesday in game 3 of their 1st round playoff series.
Tue Mar 26 Edmonton @ Kootenay 7:00
Wed Mar 27 Edmonton @ Kootenay 7:00
Fri Mar 29 Kootenay @ Edmonton 7:00
Sun Mar 31 Edmonton @ Kootenay 6:00
Tue Apr 2 Kootenay @ Edmonton 7:00
ICE scratches – Tanner Muth, Levi Cable.
Series tied 1-1.
Penalties-Ewanyk Edm (tripping), 12:14.
Penalties-Moroz Edm (boarding, slashing), 6:45; Reinhart Ktn (roughing), 9:09; Musil Edm (roughing), 9:09; Martin Ktn (charging), 11:16; Kulda Edm (inter. on goaltender), 14:01.
1, Kootenay, Montgomery 1 (Philp, Boyd), 10:34.
2, Edmonton, St. Croix 2 (Legault), 12:01.
3, Kootenay, Philp 1 (Prochazka), 14:56.
Shots on Goal-Kootenay 10-10-4-2-26. Edmonton 5-16-17-10-48.
Power Play Opportunities-Kootenay 0 / 4; Edmonton 0 / 1.
Goalies-Kootenay, Skapski 1-1-0-0 (48 shots-47 saves). Edmonton, Brossoit 1-0-1-0 (26 shots-24 saves).
Referees-Kevin Bennett (29), Matt Kirk (4).
Linesmen-Darren Spurgeon (61), Sean Donnelly (109).