Thursday, January 31, 2013

Red Deer 6 Kootenay 2 Game #52

Red Deer, Alb – The Red Deer Rebels scored 3 third period goals on a 6-2 win over the Kootenay ICE in WHL action on Thursday night.

The Rebels (27-20-4-2) opened the scoring in the first period with 2 goals 1:36 apart with goals from Turner Elson and Matt Bellerive.
ICE (23-27-2-0) scored late in the period with Brock Montgomery firing a shot high on the glove side.

Midway through the second period Sam Reinhart scored by coming out from behind the net and banking it off the back of the goalie into the net.
In the final minute Turner Elson got his second of game off a turnover deep in the ICE zone.
Going into the game the Rebels were 15-0-0-0 when leading after two periods.

The Rebels made it 4-2 on a 3-on-2 break with Ryse Dieno finishing off the play and then 5-2 on a 2-on-1 with David Volek getting the goal.
The Rebels made it 6-2 with a poweplay goal from Rhyse Dieno.

The ICE went 11-3-1-0 in January.
The last time the ICE lost 2 games in a row was December 28th when they had a 4-game losing streak.
Sam Reinhart (15 games) extended his point streak.
The ICE will host Lethbridge on Saturday.

ICE Scratches – Tanner Faith (4th game upper body 1-2 weeks).

Game Summary
Red Deer 27-20-4-2 Kootenay 23-27-2-0

1st Period-
1, Red Deer, Elson 17 (Dieno, Maxwell), 7:22.
2, Red Deer, Bellerive 12 (Fafard, Feser), 8:58.
3, Kootenay, Montgomery 21 (Dirk, Descheneau), 14:52.
Penalties-Shirley Ktn (interference), 4:09; Fleury R.d (hooking), 10:34; Martin Ktn (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 17:03; Bleackley R.d (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 17:03.

2nd Period-
4, Kootenay, Reinhart 27 (Muth, Descheneau), 8:40.
5, Red Deer, Elson 18 (Dieno), 19:33.
Penalties-Pochuk R.d (holding), 3:31.

3rd Period-
6, Red Deer, Dieno 16 (Elson, Maxwell), 6:16.
7, Red Deer, Volek 6 (Ness), 15:33.
8, Red Deer, Dieno 17 (Volek, Dumba), 16:22 (PP).
Penalties-Leach Ktn (tripping), 8:19; Montgomery Ktn (roughing, major-fighting, 10-minute misconduct), 15:45; Underwood R.d (major-fighting), 15:45.

Shots on Goal-Kootenay 9-13-3-25. Red Deer 13-5-12-30.
Power Play Opportunities-Kootenay 0 / 2; Red Deer 1 / 3.
Goalies-Kootenay, Skapski 22-18-1-0 (30 shots-24 saves). Red Deer, Bartosak 21-10-4-0 (25 shots-23 saves).
A-4,274
Referees-Jon Stephenson (38), Colin Watt (72).
Linesmen-Darren Spurgeon (61), Dustin Zelenak (83).

Trivia Game #52

During every ICE broadcast we ask a trivia question.

Today’s Trivia question.

Which Rebel won the WHL scoring race in 2000-01?

ANSWER – Justin Mapletoft with 120 points.

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Kootenay @ Red Deer Game #52

The Kootenay ICE will visit Red Deer tonight in the 6th meeting of the season.
The ICE lead the season series 3-2.
October 19th in Red Deer – ICE 2-1 OT
October 21 in Cranbrook – Rebels 3-2
December 18th in Red Deer – Rebels 5-1
January 2nd in Cranbrook – ICE 4-1
January 6th in Cranbrook – ICE 3-2
The ICE are 13-2-1 in their last 16 games and are 5-1-1 in the last 7 road games.
The Rebels are 2-2-1 in their last 5 games.
This is the 15th game in the month of January for the ICE and completes a part of the schedule where 9 of the past 10 games have been played on the road.
ICE injuries – Tanner Faith upper body 1-2 weeks.
Rebels injuries – Jesse Miller upper body indefinite, Cory Millette upper body indefinite.
ICE – vs Central Division 10-11-0-0, on Road 9-14-1-0, in January 11-2-1-0, in Overtime 2-2, in Shootouts 4-0.
Rebels – vs Central Division 11-9-1-0, at Home 14-9-2-1, in January 4-5-2-1, in Overtime 1-4, in Shootouts 6-2.

Listen to the Pre-Game Show at 6:30 on The Drive.

Leaders
ICE
Goals – 26 Reinhart
Assists – 33 Descheneau
Points – 56 Reinhart
Defenseman – 22 Leach
Rookie – 30 Philp
PM – 81 Hubic
+/- - +16 Leach
Goalies – Skapski 2.93 .905% 3 SO, Hoflin 3.71 .883%

Rebels
Goals – 16 Elson
Assists – 25 Hamilton
Points – 36 Elson
Defenseman – 23 Dumba
Rookie – 15 Bleackley, Fleury
PM – 78 Underwood
+/- - +8 Elson, Fafard
Goalies – Bartosak 2.35 .931% 2 SO, Pouliot 3.41 .906%

Head to Head
ICE
Descheneau 2-4-6
Philp 1-3-4
Reinhart 2-1-3
Leach 0-2-2
Montgomery 0-2-2
Dirk 0-2-2
Skapski 3-0-0-0 1.09 .960%
Hoflin 0-2-0-0 6.06 .830%
PP – 11.8%
PK – 70.0%

Rebels
Dieno 2-1-3
Bellerive 2-1-3
Elson 2-1-3
Fleury 0-3-3
Pochuk 2-0-2
Bartosak 1-0-1-0 1.99 .930%
Pouliot 1-2-0-0 2.36 .938%

Streaks
Reinhart 14 games 13-10-23
Philp 4 games 1-3-4
Leach 3 games 1-2-3

Home
Reinhart 15-16-31
Descheneau 6-18-24
Montgomery 15-6-21
Philp 7-10-17
Cable – 3-11-14
Leach 2-11-13
Dirk 2-9-11
O’Connor 4-5-9
Shirley 6-2-8
Skapski 13-6-0-0 2.80 .903% 2 SO
Hoflin 1-6-1-0-0 3.25 .881%
PP – 18.1%
PK – 78.9%

Road
Reinhart 11-14-25
Descheneau 7-15-22
Philp 8-5-13
Dirk 0-10-10
Montgomery 5-4-9
Leach 2-7-9
Cable 3-4-7
Boyd 3-3-6
Vetterl 1-5-6
Skapski 9-11-1-0 3.05 .907% 1 SO
Hoflin 0-3-0-0 5.16 .888%
PP – 13.3%
PK – 72.3%

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Edmonton 4 Kootenay 2 Game #51

Edmonton, Alb – The Edmonton Oil Kings scored 3 quick goals early in the second period in a 4-2 win over the Kootenay ICE in WHL action on Wednesday afternoon.

The Oil Kings (36-11-2-3) opened the scoring in the first period with Luke Bertolucci coming down the left wing with a shot that beat the goalie on the stick side.

In the second period the Oil Kings scored 2 goals 7 seconds apart with TJ Foster and Cody Corbett getting the goals and 1 1/2 minutes Curtis Lazar scored to make it 4-0.
ICE (23-26-2-0) Joey Leach scored late in the period with a shot that deflected off an Edmonton stick and over the goalie’s head and landed in the net.
Leach has 25 career goals which ties him with Chad Greenan for 5th All-Time,

In the third period Sam Reinhart scored on a 2-man advantage on a behind the net pass from Brock Montgomery.

The teams split the 6-game regular season series 3-3 with the home team winning every game.

Wyatt Hoflin made his 1st start since December 18th and was his 2nd appearance in January.
Sam Reinhart (14 games), Luke Philp (4 games) and Joey Leach (3 games) extended their point streaks.
This was the 4th straight year the ICE were the opposition in Edmonton for an 11:30am start time and the ICE won 2 of the 3 previous meetings.
The ICE will visit Red Deer on Thursday.

ICE Scratches – Tanner Faith (3rd game upper body 1-2 weeks).

Game Summary
Edmonton 36-11-2-3 Kootenay 23-26-2-0

1st Period-
1, Edmonton, Bertolucci 2 (Pollock), 7:44.
Penalties-Montgomery Ktn (cross checking), 8:45; Philp Ktn (high sticking), 10:20; Peel Ktn (slashing), 17:59.

2nd Period-
2, Edmonton, Foster 21 (St. Croix, Cheek), 2:06.
3, Edmonton, Corbett 4 (Bertolucci, Pollock), 2:13.
4, Edmonton, Lazar 24 (Samuelsson, Wruck), 3:31.
5, Kootenay, Leach 4 14:18.
Penalties-St. Croix Edm (tripping), 6:50; Montgomery Ktn (roughing), 7:57; Lowe Edm (roughing), 7:57; Samuelsson Edm (slashing), 15:36.

3rd Period-
6, Kootenay, Reinhart 26 (Montgomery, Philp), 17:06 (PP).
Penalties-Moroz Edm (slashing), 5:41; Martin Ktn (checking from behind), 11:50; Martin Ktn (major-fighting), 15:51; Ewanyk Edm (instigator, major-fighting, game misconduct), 15:51; Legault Edm (slashing), 16:14; Philp Ktn (tripping), 18:37.

Shots on Goal-Kootenay 7-14-12-33. Edmonton 19-13-11-43.
Power Play Opportunities-Kootenay 1 / 5; Edmonton 0 / 5.
Goalies-Kootenay, Hoflin 1-8-1-0 (43 shots-39 saves). Edmonton, Brossoit 22-6-2-3 (33 shots-31 saves).
A-9,975
Referees-Fraser Lawrence (10), Jonathan Spurgeon (7).
Linesmen-Chris Carlson (92), Scott Fulmer (32).

Trivia Game #51

During every ICE broadcast we ask a trivia question.

Today’s Trivia question.

How many wins did the ICE get in their 2 years in Edmonton?

ANSWER – A total of 31 wins, 1996-97 14 wins and 97-98 17 wins.

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Kootenay @ Edmonton Game #51

The Kootenay ICE will visit Edmonton today in the 6th and final meeting of the season.
The ICE lead the season series 3-2 as the home team has won every game.
September 20th in Edmonton – Oil Kings 5-3
October 14th in Cranbrook – ICE 1-0
November 28th in Cranbrook – ICE 5-4 SO
November 30th in Edmonton – Oil Kings 2-0
January 8th in Cranbrook – ICE 2-1
The ICE are 13-1-1 in their last 15 games and are 5-0-1 in the last 6 road games.
The Oil Kings have won 5 games in a row including 3 in a row at home.
ICE injuries – Tanner Faith upper body 1-2 weeks.
Oil Kings injuries –
ICE – vs Central Division 10-10-0-0, on Road 9-13-1-0, in January 11-1-1-0, in Overtime 2-2, in Shootouts 4-0.
Oil Kings – vs Central Division 15-8-1-2, at Home 21-5-1-2, in January 10-3-0-0, in Overtime 1-2, in Shootouts 0-3.

Listen to the Pre-Game Show at 11:00 on The Drive.

Leaders
ICE
Goals – 25 Reinhart
Assists – 33 Descheneau
Points – 55 Reinhart
Defenseman – 21 Dirk, Leach
Rookie – 29 Philp
PM – 81 Hubic
+/- - +17 Leach
Goalies – Skapski 2.93 .905% 3 SO, Hoflin 3.67 .880%

Oil Kings
Goals – 26 Samuelsson
Assists – 45 Wruck
Points – 61 Samuelsson
Defenseman – 27 Corbett
Rookie – 12 Kulda
PM – 113 Lowe
+/- - +26 Lowe
Goalies – Jarry 1.62 .935% 5 SO, Brossoit 2.20 .921% 2 SO

Head to Head
ICE
Philp 2-2-4
Reinhart 1-3-4
Dirk 0-3-3
Martin 2-0-2
Descheneau 1-1-2
Leach 1-1-2
Skapski 3-2-0-0 2.05 .942% 1 SO
Hoflin 0-0-0-0 4.50 .824%
PP – 10.5%
PK – 81.8%

Oil Kings
St. Croix 1-4-5
Lower 2-2-4
Wruck 2-1-3
Samuelsson 2-1-3
Sautner 0-3-3
Benson 2-0-2
Foster 2-0-2
Jarry 1-1-0-0 0.50 .976% 1 SO
Brossoit 1-1-0-1 2.94 .890%

Streaks
Reinhart 13 games 12-10-22
Philp 3 games 1-2-3
Leach 2 games 0-2-2

Home
Reinhart 15-16-31
Descheneau 6-18-24
Montgomery 15-6-21
Philp 7-10-17
Cable – 3-11-14
Leach 2-11-13
Dirk 2-9-11
O’Connor 4-5-9
Shirley 6-2-8
Skapski 13-6-0-0 2.80 .903% 2 SO
Hoflin 1-6-1-0-0 3.25 .881%
PP – 18.1%
PK – 78.9%

Road
Reinhart 10-14-24
Descheneau 7-15-22
Philp 8-4-12
Dirk 0-10-10
Montgomery 5-3-8
Leach 1-7-8
Cable 3-4-7
Boyd 3-3-6
Vetterl 1-5-6
Skapski 9-11-1-0 3.05 .907% 1 SO
Hoflin 0-2-0-0 6.03 .875%
PP – 12.8%
PK – 70.5%

Monday, January 28, 2013

From The ICE Office

ICE CHIPS: The KOOTENAY ICE enter this week's action with a 23-25-2-0 record (14-12-1-0 at home, 9-13-1-0 on the road, 2-2 in overtime, 4-0 in shootouts) and in ninth place in the EASTERN CONFERENCE and just three points out of the eighth and final playoff spot...KOOTENAY has won 13 of their last 15 games and have points in 14 of 16 games since Christmas (13-2-1-0 record).

SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS: SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS are available to purchase at the ICE Office…You get seven game certificates to use at your convenience – total flexibility...SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS are available in Adult, Senior, Student and Youth packages...Adults are $133.00, Seniors $105.00, Students $91.00 and Youth $70.00.

DID YOU KNOW: MACKENZIE SKAPSKI has stopped 24 out of 25 attempts in shootouts this year...JOEY LEACH, who is the ICE all time franchise leader in plus/minus with a plus 91, played in his 250th WHL career game on January 23rd against MEDICINE HAT...LEACH needs to record three more assists to reach 100 in his WHL career...BROCK MONTGOMERY, recorded his 100th WHL career point on January 23rd against MEDICINE HAT, who needs to record four more assists to reach 50 in his WHL career...TANNER MUTH played in his 200th WHL career game against the TIGERS on January 23rd (SEATTLE / SWIFT CURRENT / KOOTENAY)...JAEDON DESCHENAU played in his 100th WHL career game on January 25th against MOOSE JAW...KOOTENAY is 12-2-1-0 when leading after the second period, 4-21-1-0 when losing after the second period and 7-2-0-0 when tied...The ICE are 14-7-1-0 when scoring the first goal of the game and 8-18-1-0 when their opponent scores first.

SCORING STREAKS: SAM REINHART (12-10-22) has recorded at least a point in his last 13 games...JAEDON DESCHENEAU (7-12-19) had his 12 game point streak end against MOOSE JAW on January 26....LUKE PHILP (1-2-3) has recorded a point in each of his last three games.

INJURY: TANNER FAITH will be out of the ICE line-up one to two weeks with an upper body injury.

ONE YEAR AGO: After 50 games of the 2011-2012 season the ICE were 27-15-4-4, after 51 games were 28-15-4-4 and after 52 games were 29-15-4-4.

UPCOMING WEEK:
Tuesday January 29 Practice 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Western Financial Place
Wednesday January 30 ICE @ Edmonton 11:30 am (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Thursday January 31 ICE @ Red Deer 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Friday February 1 Practice 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Saturday February 2 ICE vs. Lethbridge 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENT:
-Kids Club Movie, February 3rd at 10:00 am. The Kootenay ICE will be watching a movie with members of the Kids Club.
-Power Skating, February 6th at 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm at the Memorial Arena. Members of the ICE will be helping with power skating.
-Power Skating, February 19th at 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm at the Memorial Arena. Members of the ICE will be helping with power skating.
-Special Olympics Bowling, February 25th from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Selected Kootenay ICE Players will be bowling with the Special Olympics group.

WEEK IN REVIEW:
Wednesday, January 23 – Kootenay 3 vs. Medicine Hat 2 – Record 22-25-1-0 – Attendance: 2,280
Goals:
1 - Montgomery (19) from Reinhart and Descheneau
2 - Montgomery (20) from Reinhart and Descheneau
3 - Philp (15) from Descheneau and O'Connor
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (26 Saves, 2 GA)

Friday, January 25 – Kootenay 2 @ Moose Jaw 3 - OT – Record 22-25-2-0 – Attendance: 4,016
Goals:
1 - Shirley (7) from Leach and Philp
2 - Reinhart (24) from Descheneau
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (28 Saves, 3 GA)

Saturday, January 26 – Kootenay 3 @ Regina 1 – Record 23-25-2-0 – Attendance: 4,573
Goals:
1 - Martin (6) from Vetterl and Reinhart
2 - Reinhart (25) from Philp and Leach
3 - Cable (6) from Dirk
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (22 Saves, 1 GA)

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Kootenay 3 Regina 1 Game #50

Regina, Sask – Kootenay ICE forward Sam Reinhart had 1 goal and 1 assist in a 3-1 win over the Regina Pats in WHL action on Saturday night.

The ICE (23-25-2-0) opened the scoring early in the first period with Jon Martin coming out from the corner and picked the top corner on the stick side.
The Pats (18-27-3-2) tied the game on a face-off win in the ICE zone and Lane Scheidl deflected a point shot from Luke Fenske.

Late in the second period the ICE scored on a 2-man advantage with Luke Philp finding Sam Reinhart on a back door pass and he scored his team leading 25th goal and 6th PPG.

Late in the third period Levi Cable scored a shorthanded goal into an empty net.
It’s his first career SHG.
The ICE held Regina to 4 shots on goal in the period.

Sam Reinhart (13 games) extended his point streak.
Jaedon Descheneau left the game in the first period and again early in the second period and had his point streak stopped at 12 games.
The ICE will visit Edmonton on Wednesday.

ICE Scratches – Tanner Faith (2nd game upper body 1-2 weeks).

Game Summary
Regina 18-27-3-2 Kootenay 23-25-2-0

1st Period-
1, Kootenay, Martin 6 (Vetterl, Reinhart), 4:33.
2, Regina, Scheidl 24 (Fenske, Stephenson), 14:44.
Penalties-Stephenson Reg (cross checking), 14:57; Sylvegard Reg (boarding), 17:41; Dirk Ktn (roughing), 18:38; Scheidl Reg (roughing), 18:38.

2nd Period-
3, Kootenay, Reinhart 25 (Philp, Leach), 16:05 (PP).
Penalties-Montgomery Ktn (interference), 6:08; Scheidl Reg (slashing), 8:06; Montgomery Ktn (interference), 12:56; Fenske Reg (tripping), 15:08; Ouellette Reg (hooking), 15:38; Stevenson Reg (10-minute misconduct), 15:38.

3rd Period-
4, Kootenay, Cable 6 (Dirk), 19:04 (EN).
Penalties-Peel Ktn (interference), 6:18; Fenske Reg (holding), 8:42; McPhee Ktn (inter. on goaltender), 11:51; Vetterl Ktn (elbowing), 17:10.

Shots on Goal-Kootenay 15-12-11-38. Regina 12-7-4-23.
Power Play Opportunities-Kootenay 1 / 6; Regina 0 / 5.
Goalies-Kootenay, Skapski 22-17-1-0 (23 shots-22 saves). Regina, Hewitt 11-20-2-2 (37 shots-35 saves).
A-4,573
Referees-Steve Papp (17), Kyle Scrivens (77).
Linesmen-Curtis Funk (117), Keith Salamon (55).

Trivia Game #50

During every ICE broadcast we ask a trivia question.

Today’s Trivia question.

Which 2 WHL Year-End Awards are named after former Regina Pats' players?

ANSWER – Most Sportsmanlike Player of the Year is the Brad Hornung Trophy and Humanitarian of the Year is the Doug Wickenheiser Memorial Trophy.

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Kootenay @ Regina Game #50

The Kootenay ICE will visit Regina tonight in the 4th and final meeting of the season.
The ICE lead the season series 2-1.
September 28th in Cranbrook – ICE 4-1
October 24th in Cranbrook – Pats 3-0
January 18th in Regina – ICE 2-1
The ICE are 12-1-1 in their last 14 games and are 4-0-1 in the last 5 road games.
The Pats are 0-5-1 in their last 6 games and have lost their last 3 home games.
Kootenay has trailed in each of the last 10 games and have come back to win 8 times.
The ICE have given up the first goal in 7 straight games.
ICE injuries – Tanner Faith upper body 1-2 weeks.
Pats injuries – Colten Jobke lower body indefinite, Carson Samoridny upper body day-to-day.
ICE – vs East Division 11-6-2-0, on Road 8-13-1-0, in January 10-1-1-0, in Overtime 2-2, in Shootouts 4-0.
Pats – vs Central Division 5-10-0-0, at Home 11-11-2-0, in January 3-5-1-0, in Overtime 3-3, in Shootouts 1-2.

Listen to the Pre-Game Show at 5:30 on The Drive.

Leaders
ICE
Goals – 24 Reinhart
Assists – 33 Descheneau
Points – 53 Reinhart
Defenseman – 20 Dirk, Leach
Rookie – 28 Philp
PM – 81 Hubic
+/- - +17 Leach
Goalies – Skapski 2.98 .904% 3 SO, Hoflin 3.67 .880%

Pats
Goals – 25 Klimchuk
Assists – 31 Scheidl
Points – 55 Klimchuk
Defenseman – 16 Burroughs, Jobke, Fenske
Rookie – 15 Sylvegard, Williams
PM – 94 Henry
+/- - +9 Samoridny
Goalies – Hewitt 3.39 .901% 2 SO, Sacher 3.92 .898% 1 SO

Head to Head
ICE
Reinhart 2-2-4
Descheneau 2-0-2
Montgomery 1-1-2
Boyd 0-2-2
Skapski 2-1-0-0 1.67 .929%
PP – 18.2%
PK – 83.3%

Pats
Scheidl 2-0-2
Burroughs 0-2-2
Sacher 1-1-0-0 2.00 .933% 1 SO
Hewitt 0-1-0-0 2.03 .923%

Streaks
Reinhart 12 games 11-9-20
Descheneau 12 games 7-12-19

Home
Reinhart 15-16-31
Descheneau 6-18-24
Montgomery 15-6-21
Philp 7-10-17
Cable – 3-11-14
Leach 2-11-13
Dirk 2-9-11
O’Connor 4-5-9
Shirley 6-2-8
Skapski 13-6-0-0 2.80 .903% 2 SO
Hoflin 1-6-1-0-0 3.25 .881%
PP – 18.1%
PK – 78.9%

Road
Reinhart 9-13-22
Descheneau 7-15-22
Philp 8-3-11
Dirk 0-9-9
Montgomery 5-3-8
Leach 1-6-7
Boyd 3-3-6
Cable 2-4-6
Skapski 8-11-1-0 3.15 .906% 1 SO
Hoflin 0-2-0-0 6.03 .875%
PP – 12.5%
PK – 68.5%

Friday, January 25, 2013

Moose Jaw 3 Kootenay 2 OT Game #49

Moose Jaw, Sask – The Moose Jaw Warriors scored a powerplay goal with under 1 second left in in overtime to beat the Kootenay ICE 3-2 in WHL action on Friday night.

The Warriors (15-25-3-6) scored early in the second period on a 3-on-1 break with Carter Hansen beating the goalie high on the glove side.
The ICE (22-25-2-0) tied the game late in the period on the powerplay with Collin Shirley scoring from behind the net with a forehand wraparound.
Less than 3 minutes later the ICE took a 2-1 lead on behind the net forehand wraparound from Sam Reinhart.

Early in the third period the Warriors tied the game 2-2 as Sam Fioretti scored his team leading 23rd.

The Warriors ended a 10 game losing streak with under 1 second left in overtime with a powerplay goal from Sam Fioretti.

It’s the 10th straight game that the ICE have trailed and have given up the first goal of the game 7 games in a row.

Sam Reinhart (12 games) and Jaedon Descheneau (12 games) extended his point streaks.
Jaedon Descheneau played in his 100th career game.
Mackenzie Skapski made his 15th consecutive start and 19th straight game with an appearance.
The ICE will visit Regina on Saturday.

ICE Scratches – Tanner Faith (1st game upper body 1-2 weeks)

Game Summary
Moose Jaw 15-25-3-6 Kootenay 22-25-2-0

1st Period-
No Scoring.
Penalties-Warkentine M.j (tripping), 8:04; Muth Ktn (major-fighting), 12:52; Uhrich M.j (kneeing, major-fighting), 12:52.

2nd Period-
1, Moose Jaw, Hansen 6 (Rielly), 2:41.
2, Kootenay, Shirley 7 (Leach, Philp), 15:40 (PP).
3, Kootenay, Reinhart 24 (Descheneau), 18:03.
Penalties-Dirk Ktn (interference), 0:38; Thomas Ktn (tripping), 12:54; Hansen M.j (tripping), 14:48.

3rd Period-
4, Moose Jaw, Fioretti 23 (Eberle, Bell), 3:09.
Penalties-Eberle M.j (bench), 4:13; Uhrich M.j (roughing), 4:13; Uhrich M.j (high sticking), 9:01.

OT Period-
5, Moose Jaw, Fioretti 24 (Rielly, Brown), 4:49 (PP).
Penalties-O'Connor Ktn (tripping), 4:21.

Shots on Goal-Kootenay 11-13-10-0-34. Moose Jaw 10-10-6-5-31.
Power Play Opportunities-Kootenay 1 / 6; Moose Jaw 1 / 3.
Goalies-Kootenay, Skapski 21-17-1-0 (31 shots-28 saves). Moose Jaw, Paulic 11-13-3-4 (34 shots-32 saves).
A-4,016
Referees-Steve Papp (17), Nathan Wieler (18).
Linesmen-Keith Salamon (55), Troy Murray (34).

Trivia Game #49

During every ICE broadcast we ask a trivia question.

Today’s Trivia question.

Who won the last WHL game played in the Moose Jaw Civic Centre?

ANSWER – The ICE won game 6 of the 1st round 2011 playoff series.

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Kootenay @ Moose Jaw Game #49

The Kootenay ICE will visit Moose Jaw tonight in the 3rd meeting of the season.
The season series is tied 1-1 with the road team winning each game.
November 10th in Cranbrook – Warriors 4-1
January 19th in Moose Jaw – ICE 3-2 SO
The ICE have won 12 of their 13 games including 4 straight on the road.
In the last 13 games the ICE have trailed 10 times and have come back to win 9 of those games.
Kootenay has trailed in each of the last 9 games and have come back to win 8 times.
ICE injuries – Tanner Faith upper body 1-2 weeks.
Warriors injuries – Jordan Wyton upper body week-to-week.
ICE – vs East Division 11-6-1-0, on Road 8-13-0-0, in January 10-1-0-0, in Overtime 2-1, in Shootouts 4-0.
Warriors – vs Central Division 2-11-3-3, at Home 7-10-2-4, in January 0-7-0-2, in Overtime 1-3, in Shootouts 2-6.

Listen to the Pre-Game Show at 5:30 on The Drive.

Leaders
ICE
Goals – 23 Reinhart
Assists – 32 Descheneau
Points – 52 Reinhart
Defenseman – 20 Dirk
Rookie – 27 Philp
PM – 81 Hubic
+/- - +17 Leach
Goalies – Skapski 2.99 .905% 3 SO, Hoflin 3.67 .880%

Warriors
Goals – 22 Fioretti
Assists – 24 Fioretti
Points – 46 Fioretti
Defenseman – 29 Brown, Rielly
Rookie – 32 Point
PM – 63 Morse
+/- - +1 Wyton
Goalies – Paulic 3.16 .892%, Wapple 3.61 .886% 1 SO

Head to Head
ICE
Reinhart 1-1-2
McPhee 1-0-1
Descheneau 1-0-1
Hoflin 0-0-0-0 0.00 1.000%
Skapski 1-1-0-0 3.80 .842%
PP – 0.0%
PK – 62.5% 1 SHG

Warriors
McFaull 2-1-3
Fioretti 0-3-3
Point 0-2-2
Gore 0-2-2
Paulic 1-0-0-1 1.44 .941%

Streaks
Descheneau 11 games 7-12-19
Reinhart 11 games 10-8-18

Home
Reinhart 15-16-31
Descheneau 6-18-24
Montgomery 15-6-21
Philp 7-10-17
Cable – 3-11-14
Leach 2-11-13
Dirk 2-9-11
O’Connor 4-5-9
Shirley 6-2-8
Skapski 13-6-0-0 2.80 .903% 2 SO
Hoflin 1-6-1-0-0 3.25 .881%
PP – 18.1%
PK – 78.9%

Road
Reinhart 8-13-21
Descheneau 7-14-21
Philp 8-2-10
Dirk 0-9-9
Montgomery 5-3-8
Boyd 3-3-6
Cable 2-4-6
Leach 1-5-6
Skapski 8-11-0-0 3.17 .906% 1 SO
Hoflin 0-2-0-0 6.03 .875%
PP – 12.1%
PK – 68.6%

Thursday, January 24, 2013

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Kootenay 3 Medicine Hat 2 Game #48

Cranbrook, BC – The Kootenay ICE got a late third period goal from Luke Philp in 3-2 win over the Medicine Hat Tigers in WHL action on Wednesday night.

The Tigers (23-23-2-1) scored late in the first period on the powerplay with Hunter Shinkaruk alone in front of the net and scored with a quick shot.
It’s the 9th straight game that the ICE have trailed and have given up the first goal of the game 6 games in a row.

The ICE (22-25-1-0) tied the game early in the second period on a powerplay with Brock Montgomery alone in front of the net for a wrist shot high on the glove side.
The Tigers took a 2-1 lead 2 seconds after an unsuccessful powerplay with Dylan Bredo getting a rebound in the slot for an open net goal.
With 10 seconds left in the period the ICE tied the game on the powerplay with Brock Montgomery near the crease to redirect a Sam Reinhart pass into the net.

With under 6 minutes left the ICE got the game winner from Luke Philp putting in a Kyle O’Connor rebound.
The ICE have won 12 of their last 13 games and 7 straight at home.
The Tigers had their winning streak stopped at 3 games.

Jaedon Descheneau (11 games) and Sam Reinhart (11 games) extended their point streaks.
Brock Montgomery became the 31st forward in ICE history to reach 100 career points.
Tanner Faith left the game early in the second period after receiving a hit from Jacob Doty who received a minor penalty, Faith did not return to the game.

Joey Leach became the 16th player is team history to play in 250 career regular season games for the ICE.
Tanner Muth played in his 200th career regular season game (72 w/ICE).
Earlier in the day former ICE Head Coach Mark Holick (07-10) was named the new Head Coach in Prince George.

The ICE will visit Moose Jaw on Friday.

ICE Scratches – Jon Martin (1 game suspension).

Game Summary
Medicine Hat 23-23-2-1 Kootenay 22-25-1-0

1st Period-
1, Medicine Hat, Shinkaruk 27 (Koules, Valk), 19:36 (PP).
Penalties-Vetterl Ktn (checking from behind), 17:42.

2nd Period-
2, Kootenay, Montgomery 19 (Descheneau, Reinhart), 1:44 (PP).
3, Medicine Hat, Bredo 11 (Pearce, Koules), 12:14.
4, Kootenay, Montgomery 20 (Reinhart, Descheneau), 19:50 (PP).
Penalties-Doty M.h (charging, major-fighting), 0:35; Leach Ktn (major-fighting), 0:35; Becker M.h (hooking), 7:52; Boyd Ktn (hooking), 10:12; Labelle M.h (holding), 17:19; Becker M.h (slashing), 19:08.

3rd Period-
5, Kootenay, Philp 15 (O'Connor, Descheneau), 13:52.
Penalties-McPhee Ktn (hooking), 3:50; served by O'Connor Ktn (too many men), 6:03; Dirk Ktn (cross checking), 7:17; Hodder M.h (hooking), 9:16; Muth Ktn (tripping), 17:29.

Shots on Goal-Medicine Hat 10-7-11-28. Kootenay 6-10-9-25.
Power Play Opportunities-Medicine Hat 1 / 6; Kootenay 2 / 5.
Goalies-Medicine Hat, Lanigan 16-11-1-1 (23 shots-20 saves). Kootenay, Skapski 21-17-0-0 (23 shots-21 saves).
A-2,280
Referees-Clayton Hall (42), Jon Stephenson (38).

Trivia Game #48

Today’s Trivia question.

Cranbrook’s Rob Niedermayer played 136 games with the Tigers from 1990-94. How many points did he get in the WHL?

ANSWER – He had 108 goals, 121 assists for 229 points.

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Medicine Hat @ Kootenay Game #48

The Kootenay ICE will host Medicine Hat tonight in the 3rd meeting of the season.
The season series is tied 1-1 with the home team winning each game.
November 4th in Medicine Hat – Tigers 3-1
January 11th in Cranbrook – ICE 7-5
The ICE have won 11 of their 12 games including 6 straight at home.
In the last 12 games the ICE have trailed 9 times and have come back to win 8 of those games.
Kootenay has trailed in each of the last 8 games and have come back to win 7 times.
The Tigers have won 3 games in a row and have outscored their opposition by a combined score of 9-1.
Joey Leach has played 249 career regular season games and will become the 16th in Franchise history to each the 250-game milestone.
Tanner Muth has played in 199 career regular season games, 71 w/ICE and 128 w/Seattle & Swift Current.
Brock Montgomery has 98 career points and is looking to be 31st forward to reach 100 points with the ICE.
ICE injuries – Sam Reinhart lower body day-to-day, Jon Martin 1 game suspension.
Tigers injuries – Ty Stanton lower body day-to-day, Miles Koules illness day-to-day.
ICE – vs Central Division 9-10-0-0, at Home 13-12-1-0, in January 9-1-0-0, in Overtime 2-1, in Shootouts 4-0.
Tigers – vs Central Division 10-10-1-0, on Road 7-14-2-1, in January 7-3-0-1, in Overtime 2-2, in Shootouts 4-1.

Listen to the Pre-Game Show at 6:30 on The Drive.

Here is the link to tonight's FREEZE Magazine.
http://www.kootenayice.net/program

Leaders
ICE
Goals – 23 Reinhart
Assists – 29 Descheneau
Points – 50 Reinhart
Defenseman – 20 Dirk
Rookie – 26 Philp
PM – 81 Hubic
+/- - +16 Leach
Goalies – Skapski 3.01 .904% 3 SO, Hoflin 3.67 .880%

Tigers
Goals – 27 Valk
Assists – 35 Pearce
Points – 60 Valk
Defenseman – 19 Lewington
Rookie – 26 Koules
PM – 87 Lewington
+/- - +10 McVeigh
Goalies – Lanigan 2.79 .911% 3 SO, Langhamer 3.34 .897% 1 SO

Head to Head
ICE
Reinhart 4-1-5
Descheneau 0-4-4
Montgomery 3-0-3
Philp 1-2-3
Hoflin 1-0-0-0 1.67 .965%
Skapski 0-1-0-0 4.29 .875%
PP – 42.9%
PK – 66.7%

Tigers
Pearce 3-1-4
Valk 1-3-4
Shinkaruk 1-2-3
Leier 1-2-3
Lanigan 1-1-0-0 3.53 .894%

Streaks
Reinhart 10 games 10-6-16
Descheneau 10 games 7-9-16

Home
Reinhart 15-14-29
Descheneau 6-15-21
Montgomery 13-6-19
Philp 6-10-16
Cable – 3-11-14
Leach 2-11-13
Dirk 2-9-11
Shirley 6-2-8
O’Connor 4-4-8
Skapski 12-6-0-0 2.85 .902% 2 SO
Hoflin 1-6-1-0-0 3.25 .881%
PP – 17.1%
PK – 78.7%

Road
Reinhart 8-13-21
Descheneau 7-14-21
Philp 8-2-10
Dirk 0-9-9
Montgomery 5-3-8
Boyd 3-3-6
Cable 2-4-6
Leach 1-5-6
Skapski 8-11-0-0 3.17 .906% 1 SO
Hoflin 0-2-0-0 6.03 .875%
PP – 12.1%
PK – 68.6%

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

ICE Prospects Update

Jayden Sittler
16-year-old goalie
Alberta AAA Midget Red Deer 22 GP 13-2-2 1.33 .930% 1 SO

Jeffrey Veitch
15-year-old goalie
8th round pick in 2012 Bantam Draft
PIJHL Mission City 1 GP 0-0-0 3.67 .900%

Bryan Allbee
15-year-old defenseman
BC AAA Midget Cariboo 25 GP 1-4-5 20pm

Jake Dube
16-year-old defenseman
5th round pick in 2011 Bantam Draft
Alberta AAA Midget UFA
AJHL Calgary Canucks 2 GP 0-0-0 0pm

Carter Forsyth
16-year-old defenseman
6th round pick in 2011 Bantam Draft
Sask AAA Midget Swift Current 30 GP 2-8-10 32pm

Joseph Leonidas
16-year-old defenseman
11th round pick in 2011 Bantam Draft
AJHL Calgary Mustangs 28 GP 0-3-3 12pm

Matthew Murray
16-year-old defenseman
4th round pick in 2011 Bantam Draft
KIJHL Creston Valley 32 GP 2-2-4 73pm

Troy Murray
15-year-old defenseman
1st round pick in 2012 Bantam Draft
Sask AAA Midget Regina 30 GP 1-5-6 20pm

Dylan Overdyk
15-year-old defenseman
2nd round pick in 2012 Bantam Draft
Alberta AAA Minor Midget St. Albert 15 GP 0-3-3 0pm

Zachary Smith
15-year-old defenseman
6th round pick in 2012 Bantam Draft
Alberta AAA Minot Midget MLAC 24 GP 6-10-16 80pm

Jordan Steenbergen
16-year-old defenseman
3rd round pick in 2011 Bantam Draft
Alberta AAA Midget Red Deer
Kootenay 1 GP 0-0-0 2pm

Jack Thomas
16-year-old defenseman
12th round pick in 2011 Bantam Draft
Alberta AAA Midget Calgary

Michael King
19-year-old defenseman
3rd round pick in 2008 Bantam Draft
NCAA Colorado College 5 GP 0-0-0 2pm

Mathew Alfaro
16-year-old forward
Alberta AAA Midget Calgary 23 GP 10-15-25 24pm

Shane Allan
15-year-old forward
7th round pick in 2012 Bantam Draft
Alberta AAA Minor Midget Calgary 20 GP 8-11-19 26pm

River Beattie
15-year-old forward
6th round pick in 2012 Bantam Draft
Alberta AAA Minor Midget Sherwood Park 22 GP 6-11-17 30pm

Hudson Elynuik
15-year-old forward
3rd round pick in 2012 Bantam Draft
Alberta AAA Midget Calgary

Jakson Elynuik
17-year-old forward
7th round pick in 2010 Bantam Draft
AJHL Camrose 29 GP 5-6-11 15pm

Braden Jakubowski
16-year-old forward
10th round pick in 2011 Bantam Draft
Alberta AAA Midget Leduc 30 GP 23-17-40 52pm

Zac Paziuk
15-year-old forward
10th round pick in 2012 Bantam Draft
Sask AAA Midget Prince Albert 29 GP 3-6-9 8pm

Ryley Risling
16-year-old forward
7th round pick in 2011 Bantam Draft
Alberta AAA Midget Southeast

Carter Sawicki
16-year-old forward

Logan Schatz
15-year-old forward
9th round pick in 2012 Bantam Draft
Sask AAA Midget Beardy’s 31 GP 4-16-20 14pm

Austin Wellsby
15-year-old forward
4th round pick in 2012 Bantam Draft
BC AAA Midget Fraser Valley 28 GP 4-13-17 10pm

Ian Williams
17-year-old forward
SJHL Notre Dame 37 GP 9-11-20 26pm

Jesse Wood-Schatz
17-year-old forward
5th round pick in 2010 Bantam Draft
AJHL Sherwood Park 6 GP 1-2-3 20pm

Zachary Zborosky
16-year-old forward
5th round pick in 2011 Bantam Draft
Sask AAA Midget Regina 32 GP 15-25-40 42pm

Stefan Nicholishen
19-year-old forward
Committed to Nebraska-Omaha
BCHL Victoria 37 GP 5-3-8 42pm

Brendan O'Donnell
20-year-old forward
9th round pick in 2007 Bantam Draft
2010 NHL Draft 6th round Tampa Bay
NCAA North Dakota 20 GP 1-5-6 16pm

Riley Simpson
19-year-old forward
12th round pick in 2008 Bantam Draft
NCAA Ohio State 19 GP 1-2-3 10pm

Colten St. Clair
20-year-old forward
10th round pick in 2007 Bantam Draft
NCAA North Dakota 22 GP 2-2-4 10pm

Monday, January 21, 2013

From The ICE Office

ICE CHIPS: The KOOTENAY ICE enter this week's action with a 21-25-1-0 record (13-12-1-0 at home, 8-13-0-0 on the road, 2-1 in overtime, 4-0 in shootouts) and in ninth place in the EASTERN CONFERENCE...KOOTENAY has won 11 of their last 12 games and four of their last five on the road...The ICE will play four of their next five games on the road.

SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS: SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS are available to purchase at the ICE Office…You get seven game certificates to use at your convenience – total flexibility...SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS are available in Adult, Senior, Student and Youth packages...Adults are $133.00, Seniors $105.00, Students $91.00 and Youth $70.00.

DID YOU KNOW: JOEY LEACH, who is the ICE all time franchise leader in plus/minus (plus 90) needs to play in one more game to reach 250 in his WHL career...TANNER MUTH needs to play in one more game to reach 200 in his WHL career (SEATTLE / SWIFT CURRENT / KOOTENAY)...BROCK MONTGOMERY needs two more points to reach 100 in his WHL...JON MARTIN played in his 100th WHL career game on January 15 against SASKATOON...JAEDON DESCHENAU needs to play in two more games to reach 100 in his WHL career.

INJURY: SAM REINHART will be out of the ICE line-up day-to-day with a lower body injury.

SCORING STREAKS: SAM REINHART (10-7-17) and JAEDON DESCHENEAU (7-8-15) have both recorded at least a point in their last ten games.

ONE YEAR AGO: After 47 games of the 2011-2012 season the ICE were 27-14-3-3, after 48 games were 27-15-3-3 and after 49 games 27-15-3-4.

UPCOMING WEEK:
Monday January 21 Practice 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Tuesday January 22 Practice 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Wednesday January 23 ICE vs Medicine Hat 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Thursday January 24 Travel Day
Friday January 25 ICE @ Moose Jaw 6:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Saturday January 26 ICE @ Regina 6:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENT:
-Special Olympics Bowling, January 21st from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. Selected Kootenay ICE Players will be bowling with the Special Olympics group.

WEEK IN REVIEW:
Tuesday, January 15 – Kootenay 4 @ Saskatoon 3 SO – Record 18-25-1-0 – Attendance: 5,363
Goals:
1 - Reinhart (20) from Descheneau and Peel
2 - Boyd (5) from Dirk and Vetterl
3 - Philp (14) from Martin and Cable
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (31 Saves, 3 GA)

Wednesday, January 16 – Kootenay 3 @ Prince Albert 2 OT – Record 19-25-1-0 – Attendance: 2,497
Goals:
1 - Descheneau (10) from Boyd
2 - Reinhart (21) from Boyd and Descheneau
3 - Reinhart (22) from Descheneau
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (38 Saves, 2 GA)

Friday, January 18 – Kootenay 2 @ Regina 1 – Record 20-25-1-0 – Attendance: 4,499
Goals:
1 - Descheneau (11) from O'Connor and Dirk
2 - Descheneau (12) from Boyd and Reinhart
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (29 Saves, 1 GA)

Saturday, January 19 – Kootenay 3 @ Moose Jaw 2 SO – Record 21-25-1-0 – Attendance: 4,078
Goals:
1 - Reinhart (23)
2 - Descheneau (13) from Reinhart
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (22 Saves, 2 GA)

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Kootenay 3 Moose Jaw 2 SO Game #47

Moose Jaw, Sask – The Kootenay ICE extended their winning streak to 4 games with a 3-2 overtime shootout win over the Moose Jaw Warriors in WHL action on Saturday night.

The Warriors (14-24-3-6) scored the only goal of the first period off a face-of win and defenseman Kendall McFaull beat the goalie with a shot high on the glove side.
It’s the 8th game in a row where the ICE have trailed.

The ICE (21-25-1-0) Jon Martin received a major penalty for charging early in the second period.
While shorthanded Sam Reinhart scored on a partial breakaway and while falling down he lifted the puck over the goalies’ glove hand.
On the continuing powerplay Kendall McFaull scored his 2nd of the game.

Midway through the third period the ICE tied the game on goal mouth scramble with Jaedon Deschenau getting the goal.

The ICE played their 3rd overtime game this week.
The ICE won the shootout 1-0 in 10 rounds with the lone goal from Zach McPhee and 10 saves by Mackenzie Skapski who has stopped 24 of 25 shootout shots this season.
The ICE have had shootouts of 6 and 7 rounds this season and the 10 rounds is the longest in team history.

Before this week the ICE had won 4 road games all season and they went 4-for-4 this week in Saskatchewan.

Sam Reinhart (10 games), Jaedon Descheneau (10 games) extended their point streaks.
Going into the game Mackenzie Skapski stats since December 28th were 11 GP 9-2-0-0 2.17 .931%

The ICE will host Medicine Hat on Wednesday.

ICE Scratches – Jakub Prochazka.

Game Summary
Moose Jaw 14-24-3-6 Kootenay 21-25-1-0

1st Period-
1, Moose Jaw, McFaull 2 (Gore), 8:48.
Penalties-Peel Ktn (tripping), 2:52.

2nd Period-
2, Kootenay, Reinhart 23 0:40 (SH).
3, Moose Jaw, McFaull 3 (Point, Fioretti), 3:23 (PP).
Penalties-Martin Ktn (major-charging, game misconduct), 0:21; Valentine M.j (holding), 16:14.

3rd Period-
4, Kootenay, Descheneau 13 (Reinhart), 9:17.
Penalties-No Penalties

OT Period-
No Scoring.Penalties-
No Penalties

Shootout –
Kootenay 1 (Cable NG, Reinhart NG, Shirley NG, Descheneau NG, Philp NG, Montgomery NG, O'Connor NG, Dirk NG, Faith NG, McPhee G),
Moose Jaw 0 (Point NG, Kirsch NG, Fioretti NG, Messier NG, White NG, Rielly NG, Eberle NG, Brown NG, Uhrich NG, McCarthy NG).
Shots on Goal-Kootenay 7-8-10-0-1-26. Moose Jaw 10-7-4-3-0-24.
Power Play Opportunities-Kootenay 0 / 1; Moose Jaw 1 / 2.
Goalies-Kootenay, Skapski 20-17-0-0 (24 shots-22 saves). Moose Jaw, Paulic 10-12-3-4 (25 shots-23 saves).
A-4,078
Referees-Reagan Vetter (39).
Linesmen-Allan Howat (48), Shane Smith (123).

Trivia Game #47

During every ICE broadcast we ask a trivia question.

Today’s Trivia question.

Where did the Warriors franchise play before moving to Moose Jaw?

ANSWER – For 4 years they were the Winnipeg Warriors.

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Kootenay @ Moose Jaw Game #47

The Kootenay ICE will visit Moose Jaw tonight in the 2nd meeting of the season.
The Warriors lead the season series 1-0.
November 10th in Cranbrook – Warriors 4-1
The ICE have won 10 of their 11 games including 3 straight on the road.
Kootenay has trailed in each of the last 7 games and have come back to win 6 times.
The Warriors has lost 8 games in a row (0-7-0-1).
ICE injuries – None.
Warriors injuries – Jordan Wyton upper body week-to-week.
ICE – vs East Division 10-6-1-0, on Road 7-13-0-0, in January 8-1-0-0, in Overtime 2-1, in Shootouts 3-0.
Warriors – vs Central Division 2-9-3-3, at Home 7-9-2-3, in January 0-6-0-1, in Overtime 1-3, in Shootouts 2-5.

Listen to the Pre-Game Show at 5:30 on The Drive.

Leaders
ICE
Goals – 22 Reinhart
Assists – 29 Descheneau
Points – 48 Reinhart
Defenseman – 20 Dirk
Rookie – 26 Philp
PM – 81 Hubic
+/- - +15 Leach
Goalies – Skapski 3.05 .904% 3 SO, Hoflin 3.67 .880%

Warriors
Goals – 22 Fioretti
Assists – 23 Fioretti
Points – 45 Fioretti
Defenseman – 29 Brown, Rielly
Rookie – 31 Point
PM – 59 Morse
+/- - +1 Wyton
Goalies – Paulic 3.08 .895%, Wapple 3.61 .886% 1 SO

Head to Head
ICE
McPhee 1-0-1
Martin 0-1-1
Cable 0-1-1
Hoflin 0-0-0-0 0.00 1.000%
Skapski 0-1-0-0 8.07 .714%
PP – 0.0%
PK – 66.7%

Warriors
Fioretti 0-2-2
Kirsch 1-0-1
Potomak 1-0-1
Paulic 1-0-0-0 1.00 .962%

Streaks
Descheneau 9 games 6-9-15
Reinhart 9 games 9-4-13
Boyd 3 games 1-3-4

Home
Reinhart 15-13-28
Descheneau 6-15-21
Montgomery 13-6-19
Philp 6-9-15
Cable – 3-11-14
Leach 2-11-13
Dirk 2-10-12
Shirley 6-2-8
O’Connor 4-4-8
Skapski 12-6-0-0 2.85 .902% 2 SO
Hoflin 1-6-1-0-0 3.25 .881%
PP – 17.1%
PK – 78.7%

Road
Descheneau 6-14-20
Reinhart 7-12-19
Philp 8-2-10
Dirk 0-9-9
Montgomery 5-3-8
Boyd 3-3-6
Cable 2-4-6
Leach 1-5-6
Skapski 7-11-0-0 3.24 .905% 1 SO
Hoflin 0-2-0-0 6.03 .875%
PP – 12.3%
PK – 69.1%

Friday, January 18, 2013

Kootenay 2 Regina 1 Game #46

Regina, Sask – Kootenay ICE forward Jaedon Descheneau scored 2 goals in a 2-1 win over the Regina Pats in WHL action on Friday night.

Midway through the first period Pats (18-25-2-2) defensman Luke Fenske’s point shot was blocked high into the air and as it came down near the ICE net Dyson Stevenson spun-around and batted the puck into the net.

The ICE (20-25-1-0) tied the game late in the second period with Jaedon Descheneau near the net to flip the puck over the fallen goalie.

Early in the third period the ICE took a 2-1 lead with Jaedon Descheneau one-timing a Sam Reinhart pass.

Mackenzie Skapski made 29 saves including 15 in the third period.
There was only 1 penalty called in the entire game giving the ICE a man advantage for the final 28 seconds of the game.

Jaedon Descheneau (9 games), Sam Reinhart (9 games) and Jordyn Boyd (3 games) extended his point streaks.
It was the first career multi-goal game for Descheneau.
The ICE have won 10 of their last 11 games an have trailed by 1 or 2 goals in 7 of the wins.

The ICE will visit Moose Jaw on Saturday.

ICE Scratches – Jakub Prochazka.

Game Summary
Regina 18-25-2-2 Kootenay 20-25-1-0

1st Period-
1, Regina, Stevenson 13 (Fenske, Burroughs), 9:15.
Penalties-No Penalties

2nd Period-
2, Kootenay, Descheneau 11 (O'Connor, Dirk), 15:03.
Penalties-No Penalties

3rd Period-
3, Kootenay, Descheneau 12 (Boyd, Reinhart), 1:16.
Penalties-Jobke Reg (checking to the head), 19:32.

Shots on Goal-Kootenay 8-8-10-26. Regina 6-9-15-30.
Power Play Opportunities-Kootenay 0 / 0; Regina 0 / 0.
Goalies-Kootenay, Skapski 19-17-0-0 (30 shots-29 saves). Regina, Hewitt 11-18-1-2 (26 shots-24 saves).
A-4,499
Referees-Adam Byblow (23), Chad Williams (60).
Linesmen-Curtis Funk (117), Derek Nernberg (139).

Trivia Game #46

During every ICE broadcast we ask a trivia question.

Today’s Trivia question.

Regina has a league high 8 retired number for 9 players. Who has had their number honored by the Pats?

ANSWER – 1 - Ed Staniokski, 7 – Jordan Eberle, 8 - Brad Hornung, 9 – Clarke Gillies, 12 - Doug Wickenheiser, 14 - Dennis Sobchuk, 16 - Dale Derkatch, 16 - Mike Sillinger, 17 - Bill Hicke.

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Kootenay @ Regina Game #46

The Kootenay ICE will visit Regina tonight in the 3rd meeting of the season.
The season series is tied 1-1.
September 28th in Cranbrook – ICE 4-1
October 24th in Cranbrook – Pats 3-0
The ICE have won 9 of their last 10 games, including 2 in a row on the road and are coming off a come-from-behind 3-2 overtime win in Prince Albert on Wednesday.
After a 5 game winning streak the Pats have lost 3 in a row and their last game was on Saturday in Brandon.
ICE injuries – None.
Pats injuries – Dryden Hunt upper body day-to-day.
ICE – vs East Division 9-6-1-0, on Road 6-13-0-0, in January 7-1-0-0, in Overtime 2-1, in Shootouts 3-0.
Pats – vs Central Division 5-9-0-0, at Home 11-9-2-0, in January 3-3-0-0, in Overtime 3-2, in Shootouts 1-2.

Listen to the Pre-Game Show at 5:30 on The Drive.

Leaders
ICE
Goals – 22 Reinhart
Assists – 29 Descheneau
Points – 47 Reinhart
Defenseman – 20 Dirk
Rookie – 26 Philp
PM – 81 Hubic
+/- - +15 Leach
Goalies – Skapski 3.10 .902% 3 SO, Hoflin 3.67 .880%

Pats
Goals – 23 Klimchuk, Scheidl
Assists – 30 Klimchuk
Points – 53 Klimchuk
Defenseman – 16 Jobke
Rookie – 15 Sylvegard
PM – 94 Henry
+/- - +9 Samoridny
Goalies – Sacher 3.42 .898% 1 SO, Hewitt 3.44 .902% 2 SO

Head to Head
ICE
Reinhart 2-1-3
Montgomery 1-1-2
Skapski 1-1-0-0 2.00 .900%
PP – 20.0%
PK – 83.3%

Pats
Scheidl 2-0-2
Ouellette 1-0-1
Sacher 1-1-0-0 2.00 .933% 1 SO

Streaks
Descheneau 8 games 4-9-13
Reinhart 8 games 9-3-12
Boyd 2 games 1-2-3

Home
Reinhart 15-13-28
Descheneau 6-15-21
Montgomery 13-6-19
Philp 6-9-15
Cable – 3-11-14
Leach 2-11-13
Dirk 2-10-12
Shirley 6-2-8
O’Connor 4-4-8
Skapski 12-6-0-0 2.85 .902% 2 SO
Hoflin 1-6-1-0-0 3.25 .881%
PP – 17.1%
PK – 78.7%

Road
Reinhart 7-11-18
Descheneau 4-14-18
Philp 8-2-10
Montgomery 5-3-8
Dirk 0-8-8
Cable 2-4-6
Leach 1-5-6
Skapski 6-11-0-0 3.37 .902% 1 SO
Hoflin 0-2-0-0 6.03 .875%
PP – 12.9%
PK – 68.2%

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Kootenay 3 Prince Albert 2 OT Game #45

Prince Albert, Sask – The Kootenay ICE came back from a 2-goal 3rd period deficit to beat the Prince Albert Raiders 3-2 in overtime in WHL action on Wednesday night.

The Raiders (26-15-1-3) opened the scoring early in the first period with Anthony Bardoro alone in the slot for a wrist shot high on the glove side.
The Raiders made 2-0 after winning a battle in the corner and Mike Winther scored on a one-timer.

The ICE (19-25-1-0) scored early in the third period with a rebound goal from Jaedon Descheneau.
Late in the period the ICE tied the game 2-2 with Sam Reinhart getting a rebound and backhanded it by the fallen goalie.

Late in overtime the ICE scored on a 2-on-1 break and Sam Reinhart finishing off a saucer pass from Jaedon Descheneau.

It’s the third time the ICE have come back from a 2-goal deficit to win and twice it happened in Prince Albert.
Sam Reinhart has 3 career overtime goal and 2 have come in Prince Albert.
Jaedon Descheneau (8 games) and Sam Reinhart (8 games) extended their point streaks.

Jeff Hubic played in his 100th career game.

The ICE will visit Regina on Friday.

ICE Scratches – Jakub Prochazka.

Game Summary
Prince Albert 26-15-1-3 Kootenay 19-25-1-0

1st Period-
1, Prince Albert, Bardaro 18 4:35.
2, Prince Albert, Winther 16 (Gardiner, Hart), 9:15.
Penalties-Braid P.a (kneeing), 18:38.

2nd Period-
No Scoring.
Penalties-Montgomery Ktn (tripping), 15:02; served by Braid P.a (too many men), 17:59; Montgomery Ktn (tripping), 19:23.

3rd Period-
3, Kootenay, Descheneau 10 (Boyd), 3:42.
4, Kootenay, Reinhart 21 (Boyd, Descheneau), 13:30.
Penalties-No Penalties

OT Period-
5, Kootenay, Reinhart 22 (Descheneau), 4:34.
Penalties-No Penalties

Shots on Goal-Kootenay 8-11-10-5-34. Prince Albert 14-12-12-2-40.
Power Play Opportunities-Kootenay 0 / 2; Prince Albert 0 / 2.
Goalies-Kootenay, Skapski 18-17-0-0 (40 shots-38 saves). Prince Albert, Siemens 24-12-1-3 (34 shots-31 saves).
A-2,497
Referees-Kevin Shmyr (22), Reagan Vetter (39).
Linesmen-Jason Bourdon (108), Jarett Gelowitz (45).

Trivia Game #45

During every ICE broadcast we ask a trivia question.

Today’s Trivia question.

How many times have the Raiders won a Division title?

ANSWER – 3 times, 1999, 1992 & 1985.

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Kootenay @ Prince Albert Game #45

The Kootenay ICE will visit Prince Albert tonight in the 4th and final meeting of the season.
The ICE lead the season series 2-1
October 7th in Cranbrook – Raiders 5-3
December 7th in Cranbrook – ICE 3-2
December 14th in Prince Albert – ICE 5-4 SO
ICE injuries – None.
Raiders injuries – None, Josh Morrissey at Top Prospects Game.
ICE – vs East Division 8-6-1-0, on Road 5-13-0-0, in January 6-1-0-0, in Overtime 1-1, in Shootouts 3-0.
Raiders – vs Central Division 10-4-0-1, at Home 14-7-0-3, in January 2-4-0-0, in Overtime 2-0, in Shootouts 3-3.

Listen to the Pre-Game Show at 5:30 on The Drive.

Leaders
ICE
Goals – 20 Reinhart
Assists – 27 Descheneau
Points – 44 Reinhart
Defenseman – 20 Dirk
Rookie – 25 Philp
PM – 81 Hubic
+/- - +12 Leach
Goalies – Skapski 3.14 .900% 3 SO, Hoflin 3.67 .880%

Raiders
Goals – 18 Conroy
Assists – 29 McNeill
Points – 44 McNeill
Defenseman – 32 Morrissey
Rookie – 33 Draisaitl
PM – 72 Ruopp
+/- - +20 Winther
Goalies – Siemens 2.74 .910% 4 SO, Desautels 3.72 .879%

Head to Head
ICE
Reinhart 2-4-6
Descheneau 2-3-5
Philp 2-1-3
Montgomery 2-0-2
Cable 1-1-2
Hoflin 0-1-0-0 3.06 .846%
Skapski 2-0-0-0 3.72 .895%
PP – 8.3%
PK – 78.6%

Raiders
Danyluk 2-1-3
Vandane 2-1-3
Morrissey 1-2-3
McNeill 0-3-3
Desautels 1-1-0-0 3.01 .893%
Siemens 0-0-0-1 3.69 .871%

Streaks
Descheneau 7 games 3-7-10
Reinhart 7 games 7-3-10
Philp 3 Games 3-1-4

Home
Reinhart 15-13-28
Descheneau 6-15-21
Montgomery 13-6-19
Philp 6-9-15
Cable – 3-11-14
Leach 2-11-13
Dirk 2-10-12
Shirley 6-2-8
O’Connor 4-4-8
Skapski 12-6-0-0 2.85 .902% 2 SO
Hoflin 1-6-1-0-0 3.25 .881%
PP – 17.1%
PK – 78.7%

Road
Reinhart 5-11-16
Descheneau 3-12-15
Philp 8-2-10
Montgomery 5-3-8
Dirk 0-8-8
Cable 2-4-6
Leach 1-5-6
Skapski 5-11-0-0 3.47 .899% 1 SO
Hoflin 0-2-0-0 6.03 .875%
PP – 12.9%
PK – 68.2%

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Kootenay 4 Saskatoon 3 SO Game #44

Saskatoon, Sask – The Kootenay ICE beat the Saskatoon Blades 4-3 in an overtime shootout in WHL action on Tuesday night.

The Blades (21-20-0-2) opened the scoring on a 2-on-1 break with Matt Revel scoring after receiving a pass from Josh Nicholls.
The ICE (18-25-1-0), who didn’t have a powerplay in their last game, tied the game won the powerplay with Sam Reinhart notching his 20th of the season and 50th of his career.
He is the 27th to reach the milestone in Franchise history.
In his 1st game with the ICE defenseman Landon Peel earned an assist on the goal.
2 minutes later the Blades scored on the powerplay with a point shot from Dalton Thrower.

Late in the second period the ICE tied the game a deflection through the goalies legs by Jordyn Boyd on a point shot from Jagger Dirk.
With 11 seconds left in the period the ICE took a 3-2 lead with Luke Philp slapping a shot high on the glove side.

In the third period the Blades Michael Ferland tied the game with a breakaway goal.

The ICE won the shootout 2-1 in 7 rounds on goals by Levi Cable and Collin Shirley.
MacKenzie Skapski sipped 6 of 7 shots and has turned away 14 of 15 shootout shots this season.

Sam Reinhart (7 games), Jaedon Descheneau (7 games) and Luke Phil (3 games) extended their point streaks.
Jon Martin played in his 100th career game.
This was the 4th and final meeting of the season between the clubs.
The ICE have 9 games left against teams from the East Division.
Saskatoon has 7 games left with Moose Jaw and 6 against Brandon.

The ICE will visit Prince Albert on Wednesday.

ICE Scratches – Jakub Prochazka.

Game Summary
Saskatoon 21-20-0-2 Kootenay 18-25-1-0

1st Period-
1, Saskatoon, Revel 5 (Nicholls, Burns), 1:58.
2, Kootenay, Reinhart 20 (Descheneau, Peel), 14:56 (PP).
3, Saskatoon, Thrower 4 (McColgan, Pufahl), 16:56 (PP).
Penalties-McPhee Ktn (holding), 5:55; Sutter Sas (holding), 13:15; Muth Ktn (hooking), 15:57.

2nd Period-
4, Kootenay, Boyd 5 (Dirk, Vetterl), 16:45.
5, Kootenay, Philp 14 (Martin, Cable), 19:49.
Penalties-Reinhart Ktn (holding), 0:07.

3rd Period-
6, Saskatoon, Ferland 2 (Stransky), 12:35.
Penalties-Reinhart Ktn (hooking), 1:00; Nicholls Sas (tripping), 18:50; Reinhart Ktn (slashing), 20:00.

OT Period-
No Scoring.Penalties-
No Penalties

Shootout –
Kootenay 2 (Faith G, Reinhart NG, Philp NG, Descheneau NG, Vetterl NG, Montgomery NG, Shirley G),
Saskatoon 1 (Ferland NG, McColgan NG, Nicholls G, Stransky NG, Stovin NG, Walker NG, Benoit NG).

Shots on Goal-Kootenay 16-6-5-2-1-30. Saskatoon 8-14-9-3-0-34.
Power Play Opportunities-Kootenay 1 / 2; Saskatoon 1 / 5.
Goalies-Kootenay, Skapski 17-17-0-0 (34 shots-31 saves). Saskatoon, Makarov 15-15-0-2 (29 shots-26 saves).
A-5,363
Referees-Cole Hamm (51), Curtis Howe (27).
Linesmen-Jason Roy (94), Brent Tournier (113).

Trivia Game #45

During every ICE broadcast we ask a trivia question.

Today’s Trivia question.

How many times has the Memorial Cup Tournament been hosted in Saskatchewan?

ANSWER – 3 times - 2001 in Regina, 1989 in Saskatoon, 1980 in Regina/Brandon.

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Kootenay @ Saskatoon Game #44

The Kootenay ICE will visit Saskatoon tonight in the 4th and final meeting of the season.
The Blades lead the season series 2-1
October 12th in Cranbrook – ICE 4-3
November 12th in Cranbrook – Blades 3-2 OT
December 15th in Saskatoon – Blades 5-2
ICE injuries – None.
Blades injuries – Jessey Astles upper body indefinite.
Lanndon Peel has joined the club and will wear jersey #28.
The Blades are the oldest team in the league with 17 players 19 or older, the ICE have 5 players in those age groups.
ICE – vs East Division 7-6-1-0, on Road 4-13-0-0, in January 5-1-0-0, in Overtime 1-1, in Shootouts 2-0.
Blades – vs Central Division 7-6-0-1, at Home 8-10-0-0, in January 2-2-0-0, in Overtime 3-0, in Shootouts 1-1.
Raiders – vs Central Division 10-4-0-1, at Home 14-7-0-3, in January 2-4-0-0, in Overtime 2-0, in Shootouts 3-3.
Pats – vs Central Division 5-9-0-0, at Home 11-9-2-0, in January 3-3-0-0, in Overtime 3-2, in Shootouts 1-2.

Listen to the Pre-Game Show at 5:30 on The Drive.

Leaders
ICE
Goals – 19 Reinhart
Assists – 26 Descheneau
Points – 43 Reinhart
Defenseman – 19 Dirk, Leach
Rookie – 24 Philp
PM – 81 Hubic
+/- - +11 Leach
Goalies – Skapski 3.15 .900% 3 SO, Hoflin 3.67 .880%

Blades
Goals – 30 Nicholls
Assists – 32 McColgan
Points – 51 Nicholls
Defenseman – 24 Dietz
Rookie – 12 Revel
PM – 106 Sutter
+/- - +12 Thrower
Goalies – Makarov 2.82 .909% 4 SO, Moodie 5.01 .846%

Head to Head
ICE
Dirk 1-3-4
Montgomery 2-1-3
Reinhart 1-1-2
McPhee 1-1-2
Deschenau 0-2-2
Hoflin 0-0-1-0 2.85 .850%
Skapski 1-1-0-0 4.00 .887%
PP – 8.3%
PK – 75.0%

Blades
Nicholls 4-4-8
McColgan 2-4-6
Stransky 2-3-5
Burns 1-2-3
Moodie 1-0-0-0 2.00 .926%
Makarov 1-1-0-0 2.94 .906%

Streaks
Descheneau 6 games 3-6-9
Reinhart 6 games 6-3-9
Philp 2 Games 2-1-3
Montgomery 2 games 3-1-4

Home
Reinhart 15-13-28
Descheneau 6-15-21
Montgomery 13-6-19
Philp 6-9-15
Cable – 3-11-14
Leach 2-11-13
Dirk 2-10-12
Shirley 6-2-8
O’Connor 4-4-8
Skapski 12-6-0-0 2.85 .902% 2 SO
Hoflin 1-6-1-0-0 3.25 .881%
PP – 17.1%
PK – 78.7%

Road
Reinhart 4-11-15
Descheneau 3-11-14
Philp 7-2-9
Montgomery 5-3-8
Dirk 0-7-7
Leach 1-5-6
Cable 2-3-5
Skapski 4-11-0-0 3.51 .898% 1 SO
Hoflin 0-2-0-0 6.03 .875%
PP – 11.7%
PK – 67.2%

NHL CSS Mid-Term Rankings

From http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=649829

RANK PLAYER POSITION TEAM LEAGUE
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2 MACKINNON, NATHAN C HALIFAX QMJHL
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14 CARRIER, WILLIAM LW CAPE BRETON QMJHL
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20 COMPHER, JT LW USA U-18 USHL
21 MCCOSHEN, IAN D WATERLOO USHL
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23 DOMI, MAX C/LW LONDON OHL
24 KLIMCHUK, MORGAN LW REGINA WHL
25 HARTMAN, RYAN RW PLYMOUTH OHL
26 LAZAR, CURTIS C/RW EDMONTON WHL
27 SORENSEN, NICK RW QUEBEC QMJHL
28 LODGE, JIMMY C SAGINAW OHL
29 BJORKSTRAND, OLIVER RW PORTLAND WHL
30 ZADOROV, NIKITA D LONDON OHL
31 MCCARRON, MICHAEL RW USA U-18 USHL
32 HURLEY, CONNOR C EDINA HIGH HIGH-MN
33 NASTASIUK, ZACH RW OWEN SOUND OHL
34 PETAN, NICOLAS C PORTLAND WHL
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38 HARPER, STEPHEN LW ERIE OHL
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41 DAUPHIN, LAURENT C CHICOUTIMI QMJHL
42 FASCHING, HUDSON RW USA U-18 USHL
43 POIRIER, EMILE LW GATINEAU QMJHL
44 HEATHERINGTON, DILLON D SWIFT CURRENT WHL
45 DIABY, JONATHAN-ISMAEL D VICTORIAVILLE QMJHL
46 FITZGERALD, RYAN C VALLEY EJHL
47 SANTINI, STEVEN D USA U-18 USHL
48 MOUTREY, NICK C/LW SAGINAW OHL
49 DOWNING, MICHAEL D DUBUQUE USHL
50 DOETZEL, KAYLE D RED DEER WHL
51 THOMPSON, KEATON D USA U-18 USHL
52 ETCHEGARY, KURT C QUEBEC QMJHL
53 DUNN, VINCENT C VAL-D'OR QMJHL
54 PAQUIN-BOUDREAU, GABRYEL LW BAIE-COMEAU QMJHL
55 GEERTSEN, MASON D VANCOUVER WHL
56 ELIE, REMI LW LONDON OHL
57 OLOFSSON, GUSTAV D GREEN BAY USHL
58 ROY, MARC-OLIVIER C BLAINVILLE-BOISBRIAND QMJHL
59 HAYDEN, JOHN C USA U-18 USHL
60 CASSELS, COLE C OSHAWA OHL
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62 TAMBELLINI, ADAM C SURREY BCHL
63 WHEATON, MITCHELL D KELOWNA WHL
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66 CORBETT, JEFF D SUDBURY OHL
67 LEWINGTON, TYLER D MEDICINE HAT WHL
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108 MOORE, TREVOR LW TRI-CITY USHL
109 MOTTE, TYLER C USA U-18 USHL
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115 GLIENKE, ZACH LW EAGAN HIGH-MN
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140 CAVE, COLBY C SWIFT CURRENT WHL
141 GUILTINAN, KEVIN D PRINCE GEORGE BCHL
142 VALIEV, RINAT D INDIANA USHL
143 JACKSON, JACOB C TARTAN HIGH-MN
144 HONEY, CONNOR RW SEATTLE WHL
145 VEILLEUX, TOMMY LW VICTORIAVILLE QMJHL
146 KUBALIK, DOMINIK LW SUDBURY OHL
147 RAYCROFT, MARK D BRAMPTON OHL
148 BROUILLARD, NIKOLAS D DRUMMONDVILLE QMJHL
149 TOLCHINSKY, SERGEY LW SAULT STE. MARIE OHL
150 DE JONG, NOLAN D VICTORIA BCHL
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152 MCGAULEY, TIM C BRANDON WHL
153 SMITH, JERRET D SEATTLE WHL
154 DANCS, DEXTER LW VERNON BCHL
155 NIKKEL, AYRTON D BRANDON WHL
156 MERMIS, DAKOTA D LONDON OHL
157 WEBSTER, MICHAEL D BARRIE OHL
158 SHEEN, RILEY LW SEATTLE WHL
159 BETZGOLD, GREG C/LW PETERBOROUGH OHL
160 POMPI, QUIN D BERKSHIRE HIGH-MA
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162 STEVENS, JOHN C DUBUQUE USHL
163 WOOD, MILES LW NOBLES HIGH-MA
164 LEWIS, CLINT D USA U-18 USHL
165 LOFTHOUSE, TRENT RW VICTORIA WHL
166 JOSEPHS, TROY C ST. MICHAELS OJHL
167 BRYUKVIN, VLADIMIR RW RIMOUSKI QMJHL
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169 DUDA, STEVEN D SAINT JOHN QMJHL
170 BUTCHER, WILL D USA U-18 USHL
171 REPE, JURIJ D SAINT JOHN QMJHL
172 LAFONTAINE, DANIEL C AVON OLD FARMS HIGH-CT
173 RASKOB, WILLIE D SHATTUCK-ST.MARYS PREP HIGH-MN
174 PIONK, NEAL D HERMANTOWN HIGH-MN
175 PERREAUX, CARSON C PRINCE ALBERT WHL
176 BOIVIN, ALEXANDRE C QUEBEC QMJHL
177 REWAY, MARTIN LW GATINEAU QMJHL
178 LIGHT, CONNOR D ANDOVER HIGH-MA
179 TOMCHUK, WIL D TRI-CITY WHL
180 ALLEN, EVAN C USA U-18 USHL
181 DEA, JEAN-SEBASTIEN C ROUYN-NORANDA QMJHL
182 WATSON, JAMAL RW LETHBRIDGE WHL
183 DUPUY, JEAN LW KINGSTON OHL
184 DIFRUSCIA, ANTHONY LW NIAGARA OHL
185 BLOMQVIST, AXEL RW LETHBRIDGE WHL
186 SHORE, QUENTIN C U OF DENVER WCHA
187 POWER, ADAM D SPOKANE WHL
188 NOSAD, STEPHEN RW PETERBOROUGH OHL
189 COPP, ANDREW C U OF MICHIGAN CCHA
190 LEMAY, MATHIEU RW ROUYN-NORANDA QMJHL
191 HAMILTON, MARK D SALISBURY HIGH-CT
192 QUENNEVILLE, PETER C DUBUQUE USHL
193 SCHILLER, LANDON RW SAULT STE. MARIE OHL
194 KANZIG, KEEGAN D VICTORIA WHL
195 ADAM, AUSTIN D EVERETT WHL
196 RAUHAUSER, ALEC D BISMARCK HIGH-ND
197 WOOD, TYLER D NOBLES HIGH-MA
198 SHERWOOD, KIEFER C/RW OHIO BLUE JACKETS USMAAAE
199 BERISHA, AARON RW BELLEVILLE OHL
200 VESEL, TYLER C SHATTUCK-ST.MARYS PREP HIGH-MN
201 BOEHM, BRETT LW FLIN FLON SJHL
202 FORTIER, SIMON RW RIMOUSKI QMJHL
203 WILLIAMS, COLBY D REGINA WHL
204 TREMBLAY, SIMON LW CHICOUTIMI QMJHL
205 BARDREAU, COLE C CORNELL ECAC
206 BURROUGHS, KYLE D REGINA WHL
207 ANDREW, TYLER RW TOPEKA NAHL
208 WEEGAR, MACKENZIE D HALIFAX QMJHL
209 BEAUDIN, NICOLAS LW STANSTEAD COLLEGE HIGH-QC
210 MONTGOMERY, JACOB LW SIOUX CITY USHL
LV LAPLANTE, YAN PAVEL C PEI QMJHL
LV BERTUZZI, TYLER LW GUELPH OHL
LV HENRY, ADAM D LETHBRIDGE WHL
LV OTTERMAN, CHAD LW NEW JERSEY HITMEN EJHL

RANK PLAYER TEAM LEAGUE
1 FUCALE, ZACHARY HALIFAX QMJHL
2 COMRIE, ERIC TRI-CITY WHL
3 JARRY, TRISTAN EDMONTON WHL
4 PETERSEN, CALVIN WATERLOO USHL
5 MARTIN, SPENCER MISSISSAUGA OHL
6 DESROSIERS, PHILIPPE RIMOUSKI QMJHL
7 MCADAM, EAMON WATERLOO USHL
8 GUIGOVAZ, MICHAEL PETERBOROUGH OHL
9 COWLEY, EVAN WICHITA FALLS NAHL
10 BARTOSAK, PATRIK RED DEER WHL
11 LOTZ, AUSTIN EVERETT WHL
12 GUINDON, LOUIS-PHILIP DRUMMONDVILLE QMJHL
13 BURKE, BRENDAN PORTLAND WHL
14 PALAZESSE, FRANK SUDBURY OHL
15 DEKORT, JORDAN WINDSOR OHL
16 PATTERSON, JAKE LONDON OHL
17 ZAROWNY, BRETT PRINCE GEORGE WHL
18 SKAPSKI, MACKENZIE KOOTENAY WHL
19 BRASSARD, ERIC GATINEAU QMJHL
20 LAURIKAINEN, EETU SWIFT CURRENT WHL
21 GRAHAM, CHARLIE BELLEVILLE OHL
22 HOPE, BRANDON OWEN SOUND OHL
23 LINDGREN, CHARLIE SIOUX FALLS USHL
24 BLAIR, JACOB OTTAWA OHL
25 BELANGER, ALEXANDRE ROUYN-NORANDA QMJHL
26 WHISTLE, JACKSON KELOWNA WHL
27 MARCOUX, ETIENNE BLAINVILLE-BOISBRIAND QMJHL
28 SHIELDS, MACK CALGARY WHL
29 FOTINOS, ALEX BARRIE OHL
30 ROMEO, SEAN YOUNGSTOWN USHL
31 HOFLIN, WYATT KOOTENAY WHL
32 CLARK, ADAM SALMON ARM BCHL
33 KATUNAR, CHAD PENTICTON BCHL
34 MADSEN, MERRICK PROCTOR ACADEMY HIGH-NH
35 STARRETT, SHANE SOUTH KENT SCHOOL HIGH-CT

RANK PLAYER POSITION TEAM LEAGUE
1 BARKOV, ALEKSANDER C TAPPARA FINLAND
2 LINDHOLM, ELIAS C BRYNAS SWEDEN
3 RISTOLAINEN, RASMUS D TPS FINLAND
4 NICHUSHKIN, VALERI RW CHELMET RUSSIA-2
5 BURAKOVSKY, ANDRE LW MALMO SWEDEN-2
6 DE LA ROSE, JACOB LW LEKSAND SWEDEN-2
7 HAGG, ROBERT D MODO JR. SWEDEN-JR.
8 WENNBERG, ALEXANDER C DJURGARDEN SWEDEN-2
9 LEHKONEN, ARTTURI LW KALPA FINLAND
10 DANO, MARKO C BRATISLAVA RUSSIA
11 BUCHNEVICH, PAVEL LW CHEREPOVETS RUSSIA
12 BALDAYEV, VIKTOR D MYTISCHI 2 RUSSIA-JR.
13 IKONEN, JUUSO LW BLUES FINLAND
14 ARNESSON, LINUS D DJURGARDEN SWEDEN-2
15 YAKIMOV, BOGDAN C NIZHNEKAMSK RUSSIA
16 SLEPYSHEV, ANTON LW UFA RUSSIA
17 WALLMARK, LUCAS C SKELLEFTEA JR. SWEDEN-JR.
18 WESTLUND, WILHELM D FARJESTAD JR. SWEDEN-JR.
19 CEDERHOLM, ANTON D ROGLE JR. SWEDEN-JR.
20 ARVIDSSON, VIKTOR LW SKELLEFTEA SWEDEN
21 CRUS RYDBERG, VIKTOR C LINKOPING JR. SWEDEN-JR.
22 AALTONEN, MIRO C BLUES FINLAND
23 ANTONEN, JOOSE LW/RW JYP 2 FINLAND-2
24 DJUSE, EMIL D SODERTALJE SWEDEN-2
25 HENRIKSSON, ALEXANDER LW FARJESTAD JR. SWEDEN-JR.
26 MIRONOV, ANDREI D DYNAMO MOSCOW RUSSIA
27 HOGGER, FABIO C KLOTEN JR. SWISS-JR.
28 OSNOVIN, VIATCHESLAV C CHELYABINSK 2 RUSSIA-JR.
29 MAMIN, MAXIM C/RW CSKA 2 RUSSIA-JR.
30 GALEYEV, RUZAL C KAZAN 2 RUSSIA-JR.
31 ZYKOV, PAVEL LW CSKA 2 RUSSIA-JR.
32 BOLDIN, IGOR RW SPARTAK 2 RUSSIA-JR.
33 DAHLSTROM, CARL D LINKOPING JR. SWEDEN-JR.
34 SOLTES, DAVID RW KOSICE JR. SLOVAKIA-JR.
35 KUKAN, DEAN D TINGSRYD SWEDEN-2
36 KOKES, MARTIN D LITVINOV JR. CZREP-JR.
37 STENCEL, JAN D VITKOVICE JR. CZREP-JR.
38 SALMINEN, SAKU C JOKERIT FINLAND
39 PETTERSSON, JESPER D LINKOPING SWEDEN
40 MUSTONEN, ALEKSI C JOKERIT JR. FINLAND-JR.
41 OHMAN, VICTOR C MODO JR. SWEDEN-JR.
42 MAKINEN, ATTE D TAPPARA JR. FINLAND-JR.
43 KORNEEV, ILYA RW YAROSLAVL 2 RUSSIA-JR.
44 ZAKURIN, EVGENI LW YAROSLAVL 2 RUSSIA-JR.
45 RAFIKOV, RUSHAN D YAROSLAVL 2 RUSSIA-JR.
46 STENQVIST, TOMMY D TIMRA JR. SWEDEN-JR.
47 GUNNARSSON, FABIAN LW MODO JR. SWEDEN-JR.
48 GLUKHOV, NIKOLAI D OMSK 2 RUSSIA-JR.
49 MOKSHANTSEV, ALEXANDER LW YAROSLAVL 2 RUSSIA-JR.
50 BENDER, TIM D MANNHEIM JR. GERMANY-JR.
51 GUREYEV, EVGENI D YAROSLAVL 2 RUSSIA-JR.
52 SILLE, TIMOTEJ RW SKALICA JR. SLOVAKIA-JR.
53 EISENSCHMID, MARKUS RW KAUFBEUREN JR. GERMANY-JR.
54 FYRPIHL, RASMUS LW OREBRO SWEDEN-2
55 RIIKOLA, JUUSO D KALPA FINLAND
56 SANDBERG, FILIP RW HV 71 JR. SWEDEN-JR.
57 ANTONIETTI, ELIOT D GENEVE SWISS
58 HAAPALA, HENRIK RW TAPPARA FINLAND
59 HERZOG, FABRICE RW ZUG JR. SWISS-JR.
60 ZINCHENKO, STANISLAV D ASTANA 2 RUSSIA-JR.
61 KINNUNEN, SAKU LW KALPA JR. FINLAND-JR.
62 FAZZINI, LUCA LW LUGANO SWISS
63 SOBERG, MARKUS RW FROLUNDA JR. SWEDEN-JR.
64 KLAVINS, EDGARS RW AIK SWEDEN
65 POSSLER, GUSTAV RW MODO JR. SWEDEN-JR.
66 YEROFEYEV, ANDREI LW CHELYABINSK 2 RUSSIA-JR.
67 PULLI, MATIAS D TPS JR. FINLAND-JR.
68 AINALI, ALEKSI C HIFK JR. FINLAND-JR.
69 FUCHS, JASON C CHAUX-DE-FONDS SWISS-2
70 LILJENDAHL, TOBIAS C DJURGARDEN JR. SWEDEN-JR.
71 IONIN, VLADIMIR RW CHELYABINSK 2 RUSSIA-JR.
72 BRISTEDT, LEON RW LINKOPING JR. SWEDEN-JR.
73 SIMUN, EDUARD C B. BYSTRICA SLOVAKIA
74 HANSSON, NIKLAS D ROGLE JR. SWEDEN-JR.
75 STETSENKO, SERGEI D CSKA 2 RUSSIA-JR.
76 BARCHENKOV, SERGEI D MYTISCHI 2 RUSSIA-JR.
77 ELLER, MADS C FROLUNDA U18 SWEDEN-JR. U18
78 OJAMAKI, NIKO RW ASSAT JR. FINLAND-JR.
79 NORSTEBO, MATTIAS D BRYNAS JR. SWEDEN-JR.
80 NYKOPP, THOMAS LW HIFK FINLAND
81 KARTERUD, JORGEN RW VALERENGA NORWAY
82 WESTERMARCK, FELIX RW BLUES JR. FINLAND-JR.
83 ASPERUP, MATTHIAS LW COPENHAGEN DENMARK
84 PUHAKKA, JANNE LW BLUES JR. FINLAND-JR.
85 VASCHENKO, GRIGORI D ST. PETERSBURG 2 RUSSIA-JR.
86 FISHCHENKO, IVAN RW OMSK 2 RUSSIA-JR.
87 ALEXANDROV, DENIS D ST. PETERSBURG 2 RUSSIA-JR.
88 SHEVYRIN, DENNIS LW KREFELD JR. GERMANY-JR.
89 KRUPIC, AMIL D ROGLE JR. SWEDEN-JR.
90 VAINIO, JUUSO D HPK FINLAND
91 BORGMAN, ANDREAS D TIMRA JR. SWEDEN-JR.
92 SAARI, SANTERI D JOKERIT JR. FINLAND-JR.
93 RAUHALA, OTTO C TAPPARA JR. FINLAND-JR.
94 MAKELA, ALEKSI D ILVES JR. FINLAND-JR.
95 KAMPF, DAVID RW CHOMUTOV JR. CZREP-JR.
96 SEDLAR, MARCO RW LANDSHUT JR. GERMANY-JR.
97 KURONEN, JIMI D LUKKO JR. FINLAND-JR.
98 ROB, LUBOS LW C. BUDEJOVICE JR. CZREP-JR.
99 ILVONEN, MIKA D BLUES JR. FINLAND-JR.
100 BOBOS, MARTIN D KOSICE JR. SLOVAKIA-JR.
101 POKORNY, DOMINIK RW SPARTA JR. CZREP-JR.
102 OKULOV, KONSTANTIN LW NOVOSIBIRSK 2 RUSSIA-JR.
103 LESCHENKO, VYACHESLAV RW MYTISCHI 2 RUSSIA-JR.
104 PEREKHODYUK, STANISLAV LW VMF ST. PETERSBURG 2 RUSSIA-JR.
105 HISCHIER, LUCA C BERN JR. SWISS-JR.
106 EIDSTEDT, AXEL D HV 71 JR. SWEDEN-JR.
107 MARTSCHINI, LINO RW ZUG SWISS
108 WESTLUND, DAVID D BRYNAS JR. SWEDEN-JR.
109 GOLLENBECK, ERIK RW MANNHEIM JR. GERMANY-JR.
110 ORENDORZ, KEVIN C KREFELD JR. GERMANY-JR.
111 MIEHO, PANU LW HIFK JR. FINLAND-JR.
112 SIIKI, OSKARI RW TPS JR. FINLAND-JR.
113 KOSLOWSKI, JOHN C EISBAREN BERLIN JR. GERMANY-JR.
114 LINDBERG, TOBIAS RW DJURGARDEN JR. SWEDEN-JR.
115 KOIVISTOINEN, EETU C/LW BLUES JR. FINLAND-JR.
116 HEDBERG, EDVIN RW MODO JR. SWEDEN-JR.

RANK PLAYER TEAM LEAGUE
1 SAROS, JUUSE HPK JR. FINLAND-JR.
2 SIONAS, EBBE AIK JR. SWEDEN-JR.
3 HOGBERG, MARCUS LINKOPING JR. SWEDEN-JR.
4 BOCHAROV, IVAN MVD BALASHIKHA 2 RUSSIA-JR.
5 GRACNAR, LUKA SALZBURG AUSTRIA
6 HUSSO, VILLE HIFK JR. FINLAND-JR.
7 NYFFELER, MELVIN GCK ZURICH SWISS-2
8 SVOBODA, RENE VITKOVICE JR. CZREP-JR.
9 FILONENKO, ANDREI CSKA 2 RUSSIA-JR.
10 MIKOLAS, MAROS ZILINA JR. SLOVAKIA-JR.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Alberta Midget Player Of The Month

Monthly honour goes to ICE Prospect ...

Forward Matthew Alfaro of the Calgary Northstars (Chrysler Division). Matt is a first year player that has 10 Goals and 15 Assists for 25 points in 25 games. Matt is a very competitive high-energy player who gives 110% every shift. Matt is a true team player that is always willing to share the puck with his teammates. He is a great contributor to the team both on the ice as well as in the dressing room. The Northstars are very pleased to have Matt as a member of their team.

From The ICE Office

ICE CHIPS: The KOOTENAY ICE enter this week's action with a 17-25-1-0 record (13-12-1-0 at home, 4-13-0-0 on the road, 1-1 in overtime, 2-0 in shootouts) and tied for 11th place in the EASTERN CONFERENCE...KOOTENAY had their season high seven game win streak snapped January 12 in SPOKANE (December 29 - January 11)...The ICE will play eight of their next nine games on the road, including four games this week in the EAST DIVISION (SASKATOON - January 15, PRINCE ALBERT - January 16, REGINA - January 18, MOOSE JAW - January 19).

SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS: SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS are available to purchase at the ICE Office…You get seven game certificates to use at your convenience – total flexibility...SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS are available in Adult, Senior, Student and Youth packages...Adults are $133.00, Seniors $105.00, Students $91.00 and Youth $70.00.

DID YOU KNOW: JOEY LEACH has been named Captain for remainder of the 2012-2013 season...AUSTIN VETTERL played in his 100th WHL career game on January 11 against MEDICINE HAT (VANCOUVER / KOOTENAY)...WYATT HOFLIN recorded his first WHL career win against the TIGERS on January 11 (26 Saves)...BROCK MONTGOMERY, who needs two more points to reach 100 in his WHL career, recorded his second career WHL hat trick against MEDICINE HAT on January 11...SAM REINHART also recorded his second career WHL hat trick in the same game against the TIGERS...JOEY LEACH, who has recorded 120 points in his WHL career (24-96-120), needs to play in five more games to reach 250 in his WHL career...JON MARTIN needs to play in one more game to reach 100 in his WHL career...TANNER MUTH has played in 195 WHL games (SEATTLE / SWIFT CURRENT / KOOTENAY).

TRANSACTIONS: KOOTENAY traded 18-year-old Defenseman MIKE SIMPSON to the LETHBRIDGE HURRICANES in exchange for a fifth round draft pick in the 2013 WHL BANTAM DRAFT on January 9...The ICE traded 19-year-old Forward ERIK BENOIT to the SASKATOON BLADES in exchange for a fourth round draft pick in the 2013 WHL BANTAM DRAFT on January 10...KOOTENAY added 18-year-old Defenseman LANDON PEEL (December 4, 1994) from the SWAN VALLEY STAMPEDERS (38-9-23-32-45) of the MANITOBA JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE to their roster on January 10…The ICE are carrying 21 players (two goaltenders, six defensemen, 13 forwards).

SCORING STREAKS: SAM REINHART (6-4-10) and JAEDON DESCHENEAU (3-5-8) have both recorded at least a point in their last six games...JOEY LEACH (2-7-9) had his seven game point end against the CHIEFS on January 12.

ONE YEAR AGO: After 43 games of the 2011-2012 season the ICE were 25-13-2-3, after 44 games were 26-13-2-3 and after 45 games were 26-13-3-3.

UPCOMING WEEK:
Tuesday January 15 ICE @ Saskatoon 6:05 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Wednesday January 16 ICE @ Prince Albert 6:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Thursday January 17 Travel Day
Friday January 18 ICE @ Regina 6:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Saturday January 19 ICE @ Moose Jaw 6:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENT:
-Special Olympics Bowling, January 21st from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. Selected Kootenay ICE Players will be bowling with the Special Olympics group.

WEEK IN REVIEW:

Tuesday, January 8 – Kootenay 2 vs Edmonton 1 – Record 16-24-1-0 – Attendance: 2,110
Goals:
1 - Descheneau (8) from Reinhart and Benoit
2 - Leach (3) from Dirk
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (31 Saves, 1 GA)

Friday, January 11 – Kootenay 7 vs Medicine Hat 5 – Record 17-24-1-0 – Attendance: 2,450
Goals:
1 - Reinhart (17) from Descheneau and Skapski
2 - Philp (12) from Vetterl and Prochazka
3 - Reinhart (18) from Descheneau and Leach
4 - Montgomery (16) from Dirk and Leach
5 - Montgomery (17) from Cable and Faith
6 - Montgomery (18) from Descheneau and Faith
7 - Reinhart (19) from Philp and Cable
Goalies: Mackenzie Skapski (8 Saves, 4 GA), Wyatt Hoflin (26 Saves, 1 GA)

Saturday, January 12 – Kootenay 2 @ Spokane 4 – Record 17-25-1-0 – Attendance: 6,047
Goals:
1 - Descheneau (9) from Reinhart and Shirley
2 - Philp (13) from Montgomery
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (31 Saves, 4 GA)

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Spokane 4 Kootenay 2 Game #43

Spokane, Wash – Spokane Chiefs Brendan Kichton had 1 goal and 2 assists in a 4-2 win over the Kootenay ICE in WHL action on Saturday night.

The Chiefs (28-14-1-0) opened the scoring late in the first period on the powerplay with Mitch Holmberg in the crease to redirect a Brendon Kichton pass into the net.
On a delayed penalty Brendon Kichton was near the net to deflect a shot into the net.

The ICE (17-25-1-0) scored early in the second period with Jaedon Descheneau near the net to put in his own rbound off the post into the net.
Spokane’s Mitch Holmberg got his 2nd of the game on a partial break and in close he flipped in his 27th of the season.
Late in the period Brock Montgomery fed Luke Philp on a partial breakaway and scored with a forehand deke through the goalies legs.

Midway through the third period Dylan Walchuk gave the Chiefs another 2 goal lead with his 12th over season with a wrist shot high on the stick side.

Sam Reinhart (6 games) and Jaedon Descheneau (6 games) extended their point streaks.

The loss ended the ICE winning streak at 7 games.
The last time the ICE had a 7 game winning streak was October 16-29, 2010.
The ICE will visit Saskatoon on Tuesday.

ICE Scratches – None.

Game Summary
Spokane 28-14-1-0 Kootenay 17-25-1-0

1st Period-
1, Spokane, Holmberg 26 (Gal, Kichton), 14:46 (PP).
2, Spokane, Kichton 14 (Helewka, Holmberg), 18:34.
Penalties-Hubic Ktn (major-fighting), 11:44; Smith Spo (major-fighting), 11:44; Skapski Ktn (hooking), 14:27.

2nd Period-
3, Kootenay, Descheneau 9 (Reinhart, Shirley), 4:24.
4, Spokane, Holmberg 27 (Aviani), 13:13.
5, Kootenay, Philp 13 (Montgomery), 16:31.
Penalties-Dirk Ktn (major-fighting), 9:14; Whittingham Spo (major-fighting), 9:14.

3rd Period-
6, Spokane, Walchuk 12 (Kichton, King), 9:04.
Penalties-No Penalties

Shots on Goal-Kootenay 7-11-9-27. Spokane 18-11-6-35.
Power Play Opportunities-Kootenay 0 / 0; Spokane 1 / 1.
Goalies-Kootenay, Skapski 16-17-0-0 (33 shots-31 saves). Spokane, Williams 22-10-1-0 (27 shots-25 saves).
A-6,047
Referees-Adam Griffiths (36), Mark Pearce (5).
Linesmen-Jeremi Del Campo (44), Trevor Shively (119).

Trivia Game #43

During every ICE broadcast we ask a trivia question.

Today’s Trivia question.

What is the Franchise record for most hat-tricks in one season by one player?

ANSWER – Jay Henderson had 6 hat-tricks in 1997-98.

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Kootenay @ Spokane Game #43

The Kootenay ICE will visit Spokane tonight in the 3rd meeting of the season.
The season series is tied 1-1 with the road team winning each game.
December 28th in Cranbrook – Chiefs 1-0
December 29th in Spokane – ICE 7-3
The ICE beat Medicine Hat 7-5 last night, have won 7 games in a row and the streak started in Spokane.
The Chiefs lost 5-2 in Portland last night.
ICE injuries – None.
Chiefs injuries – Tanner Mort upper body indefinite.
ICE – vs US Division 1-4-0-0, on Road 4-12-0-0, in January 5-0-0-0, in Overtime 1-1, in Shootouts 2-0.
Chiefs – vs Central Division 2-2-0-0, at Home 14-5-0-0, in January 3-2-0-0, in Overtime 1-1, in Shootouts 1-0.

Milestone Update
15 players have played 250 or more games with the ICE and Joey Leach is at 244.
Nigel Dawes, Jarret Stoll and Dean Arsene finished at 245.
Brock Montgomery (52 goals) is the 26th player to surpass 50 career goals.
Sam Reinhart has 49.
Joey Leach is 6th in all-time defenseman goals with 24 (Chad Greenan is next with 25), 5th in all-time defenseman assists with 96 (Mike Busto in next with 98) and 6th in all-time defenseman points with 120 (Chad Greenan is next with 123).
Sam Reinhart is the 30th player in Franchise history with over 100 career points.
Brock Montgomery has 97.
Joey Leach is 1st with an all-time +/- of +84, Dustin Sylvester is 2nd at +64.
Mackenzie Skapski is 10th with 28 career wins. (9th 30 Clayton Pool, 8th 31 BJ Boxma, 7th 33 Bryan Bridges)
Ryan McGill is 2nd with 191 career regular season wins, Cory Clouston is 1st with 209.

Listen to the Pre-Game Show at 7:30 on The Drive.

Leaders
ICE
Goals – 19 Reinhart
Assists – 26 Descheneau
Points – 42 Reinhart
Defenseman – 19 Dirk, Leach
Rookie – 23 Philp
PM – 76 Hubic
+/- - +10 Leach
Goalies – Skapski 3.12 .900% 3 SO, Hoflin 3.67 .880%

Chiefs
Goals – 28 Fiddler
Assists – 37 Kichton
Points – 51 Fiddler
Defenseman – 50 Kichton
Rookie – 13 Helewka
PM – 131 Proft
+/- - +29 Aviani
Goalies – Williams 2.95 .897% 2 SO, Hughson 3.33 .880% 1 SO

Head to Head
ICE
Reinhart 2-2-4
Descheneau 0-3-3
Vetterl 1-1-2
Leach 1-0-1
Cable 1-0-1
Faith 1-0-1
Skapski 1-1-0-0 2.01 .940%
PP – 25.0%
PK – 88.9%

Chiefs
Fiddler 3-0-3
Kichton 0-2-2
Walchuk 1-0-1
Williams 1-1-0-0 3.00 .898% 1 SO
Hughson 0-0-0-0 6.00 .714%

Streaks
Leach 7 games 2-8-10
Descheneau 5 games 2-6-8
Reinhart 5 games 6-2-8
Dirk 2 games 0-2-2

Home
Reinhart 15-13-28
Descheneau 6-15-21
Montgomery 13-6-19
Philp 6-9-15
Cable – 3-11-14
Leach 2-11-13
Dirk 2-10-12
Shirley 6-2-8
O’Connor 4-4-8
Skapski 12-6-0-0 2.85 .902% 2 SO
Hoflin 1-6-1-0-0 3.25 .881%
PP – 17.1%
PK – 78.7%

Road
Reinhart 4-10-14
Descheneau 2-11-13
Philp 6-2-8
Montgomery 5-2-7
Dirk 0-7-7
Leach 1-5-6
Cable 2-3-5
Skapski 4-10-0-0 3.47 .899% 1 SO
Hoflin 0-2-0-0 6.03 .875%
PP – 11.7%
PK – 68.3%

Friday, January 11, 2013

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Kootenay 7 Medicine Hat 5 Game #42

Cranbrook, BC – Kootenay ICE forwards Brock Montgomery and Sam Reinhart each had hat-tricks in a 7-5 win over the Medicine Hat Tigers in WHL action on Friday night.

In relief ICE goalie Wyatt Hoflin earned his 1st career win.

The only other time 2 ICE players had 3 goals in the same game was January 26/01 with Marek Svatos and Tyler Beechey having hat-tricks in a 10-7 win over Kyle Kettles and the Medicine Hat Tigers.

The ICE (17-24-1-0) scored on their first shot on goal on an odd-man rush with Sam Reinhart scoring with a wrist shot on the blocker side.
On the powerplay the ICE made it 2-0 with Luke Philp finding a loose puck near the crease and he lifted it into the net.
1:16 later Sam Reinhart scored his 2nd of the game as he cruised through the low slot and deked out the goalie.
The Tigers (19-21-2-1) scored late in the period as Logan McVeigh’s attempted pass from the corner went off an ICE skate and into the net.

Early in the second period the Tigers scored on a 3-on-1 with Boston Leir scoring with a wrist shot high on the stick side.
22 seconds later the Tigers tied the game as the ICE goalie got caught behind the net and Elgin Pearce was alone in front of the net for an easy goal.
Less than 3 minutes later Elgin Pearce banged in his 2nd of the period.
The ICE changed goalies with Wyatt Hoflin replacing Mackenzie Skapski.
The ICE tied the game 4-4 on the powerplay with a deflection by Brock Montgomery off a point shot from Joey Leach.
Late in the period the ICE scored on a 2-on-1 break with Levi Cable feeding Brock Montgomery for a one-time shot and his 2nd of the period.

In the third period the Tigers tied the game 5-5 on the powerplay as Curtis Valk’s attempted pass went off an ICE skate into the net.
Late in the period Brock Montgomery completed his 2nd career hat-trick as he went to the net and fired in a wrist shot.
Sam Reinhart completed his 2nd career hat-trick with an empty net goal.

The ICE have won 7 games in a row.

Joey Leach (7 games), Sam Reinhart (5 games) and Jaedon Descheneau (5 games) all extended their point streaks.
Earlier in the day the ICE named Joey Leach the 17th Captain in Franchise history, the Assistants are Brock Montgomery, Sam Reinhart and Jagger Dirk.
This was the 1st game in Cranbrook for Medicine Hat this season and only 7 regulars from last years’ line-up are still with the team.
Newly added ICE defenseman Landon Peel will join the club next week.
The ICE will visit Spokane on Saturday.

ICE Scratches – None.

Game Summary
Medicine Hat 19-21-2-1 Kootenay 17-24-1-0

1st Period-
1, Kootenay, Reinhart 17 (Descheneau, Skapski), 1:21.
2, Kootenay, Philp 12 (Vetterl, Prochazka), 13:23 (PP).
3, Kootenay, Reinhart 18 (Descheneau, Leach), 14:48.
4, Medicine Hat, McVeigh 11 (Leier, Cox), 17:12.
Penalties-Staples M.h (hooking), 3:48; Sanford M.h (interference), 12:01; Leach Ktn (roughing), 15:05.

2nd Period-
5, Medicine Hat, Leier 8 1:15.
6, Medicine Hat, Pearce 17 (Leier, Doty), 1:37.
7, Medicine Hat, Pearce 18 (Lewington, Cox), 4:03.
8, Kootenay, Montgomery 16 (Dirk, Leach), 7:55 (PP).
9, Kootenay, Montgomery 17 (Cable, Faith), 18:07.
Penalties-Montgomery Ktn (cross checking), 5:27; Lewington M.h (interference), 7:25; Dirk Ktn (roughing), 12:21.

3rd Period-
10, Medicine Hat, Valk 24 (Pearce, Bredo), 12:54 (PP).
11, Kootenay, Montgomery 18 (Descheneau, Faith), 16:42 (PP).
12, Kootenay, Reinhart 19 (Philp, Cable), 19:35.
Penalties-Valk M.h (cross checking), 2:29; Descheneau Ktn (slashing), 9:57; Martin Ktn (inter. on goaltender), 12:26; Lewington M.h (hooking), 15:12.

Shots on Goal-Medicine Hat 7-17-15-39. Kootenay 11-13-15-39.
Power Play Opportunities-Medicine Hat 1 / 5; Kootenay 3 / 5.
Goalies-Medicine Hat, Lanigan 14-9-1-1 (39 shots-32 saves). Kootenay, Skapski 16-16-0-0 (12 shots-8 saves); Hoflin 1-8-1-0 (27 shots-26 saves).
A-2,450
Referees-Cole Hamm (51), Colin Stefanyk (14).
Linesmen-Michael Boisvert (111), Jim Maniago (85).