Coleman, Alb – Kootenay ICE forward Jaedon Descheneau had 2 goals in a 6-3 win over the Calgary Hitmen in WHL exhibition action on Sunday afternoon.
The ICE came back from 2-0 1st period deficit on goals by Matthew Alfaro and Luke Philp.
Alfaro got his 2nd of the preseason on a behind the net pass from Hudson Elynuik.
Philp deflected a point shot from Troy Murray.
In the 2nd period Jaedon Descheneau scored two goals on behind the net passes from Sam Reinhart who had a 3 point game (1g 2a).
In the 3rd period Reinhart put in a rebound and Collin Shirley scored on a wrist shot from the high slot.
Shirley led the club with 4 goals in the preseason.
The ICE finished the exhibition season with a 1-4-0-0 reccord.
The ICE will start the WHL regular season Friday when they host Red Deer.
ICE Scratches – Wyatt Hoflin, Clint Filbrandt, Landon Peel, Jon Martin, Jordyn Boyd, Carter Sawicki.
1. Calgary; Thomas (C.Brooks, Clayton) 3:05 pp
2. Calgary; Jones (Fazleev, Virtanen) 3:40
3. Kootenay; Alfaro 2 (Elynuik) 5:52
4. Kootenay; Philp (Murray, Faith) 8:58
Penalties – Elynuik Ktn (tripping) 2:37, Thomas Calg (high sticking) 13:35.
5. Kootenay; Descheneau (Reinhart, Dirk) 11:20 pp
6. Calgary; B.Brooks (Foster) 14:14
7. Kootenay; Descheneau 2 (2) (Reinhart, Cable) 19:36
Penalties – McPhee Ktn (high sticking) 8:49, Peterson Calg (tripping) 10:26.
8. Kootenay; Reinhart 1 (Thomas, Cable) :24
9. Kootenay; Shirley 4 15:44
Penalties – Calladine Calg Elynuik Ktn (roughing) 5:36, Faith Ktn (tripping) 6:04, Calladine Calg (unsportsmanlike) McPhee Ktn (kneeing) 18:30.
Shots on goal by
Calgary – 10 – 10 – 9 = 29
Kootenay – 11 – 5 – 16 = 31
Goal (shots-saves) – Calgary: Shields (31-25) Kootenay: Skapski (29-26)
Power plays (goals-chances) - Calgary: 1/3 Kootenay: 1/2