Americans Finish Regular Season with Loss in Spokane
The Americans wrapped up their regular season tonight in Spokane. After securing a first-round matchup against the Everett Silvertips last night, the Americans rested key players tonight against the Chiefs in preparation for the playoffs.
Rookie goaltender Talyn Boyko played all sixty minutes in net for the Americans. He stopped 37 of 47 shots faced.
Spokane's Bear Hughes opened scoring tonight with his first ever WHL goal. Americans captain Nolan Yaremko responded later in the first period with Tri-City's only goal of the night, scored shorthanded and unassisted.
The first period ended with a 3-1 for Spokane. The Americans were out shot 23-7.
Scoring took off in the second period when Spokane added six more. A season-high single period goals against for Tri-City.
Adam Beckman scored Spokane's final goal in third period, his third of the night.
Final: 10-1 SPO
Shots: 47-20 SPO
Tickets for the first-round of the 2019 WHL Playoffs go on sale at the Toyota Center Monday at 10:00 AM.
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