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'Canes Score Late Goal, Drop ICE 3-2

January 10, 2019 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Kootenay Ice News Release

Lethbridge, AB - The Kootenay ICE dropped a 3-2 decision to the Lethbridge Hurricanes at ENMAX Centre on Wednesday night thanks to a late goal by Jake Elmer.

With under four minutes remaining in regulation time, Elmer jumped on a rebound and found room on Jesse Makaj's blocker side to give his team the lead and the eventual win.

The 'Canes also received goals from Dylan Cozens and Jordy Bellerive in the game.

The ICE got goals from Connor McClennon and Jakin Smallwood. Goaltender Jesse Makaj received first star honours, stopping 51-of-54 shots he faced.

ICE 2 Hurricanes 3

Here is a rundown of the score sheet:

First Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)

1-0 Kootenay 4:19 Connor McClennon B. Ginnell, Z. Patrick

1-1 Lethbridge 7:13 Dylan Cozens T. Ross, C. Addison

1-2 Lethbridge 12:26 Jordy Bellerive T. Prefontaine, J. Leschyshyn

Second Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)

2-2 Kootenay 12:22 Jakin Smallwood N. Orzeck, B. Machado

Third Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)

2-3 Lethbridge 16:33 Jake Elmer T. Ross, C. Addison

Shots on Goal

Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total

Kootenay 12 6 4 22

Lethbridge 24 7 23 54

Special Teams

Team PP PK

Kootenay 0/4 1/1

Lethbridge 0/1 4/4

The ICE are back in action on Saturday, January 12 when they travel to Lethbridge to face the Hurricanes at ENMAX Centre. Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m. MT.

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