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ICE Fall 8-3 to Red-Hot Saskatoon Blades

February 16, 2019 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Kootenay Ice News Release

Cranbrook, BC - Kyle Crnkovic, Ryan Hughes and Eric Florchuk all scored twice as the Saskatoon Blades topped the ICE 8-3 at Western Financial Place on Friday night.

The Blades also received singles from Max Gerlach and Chase Wouters. Goaltender Dorrin Luding blocked 28-of-31 shots that came his way.

The ICE received goals from Peyton Krebs, Martin Bodak, and Jaeger White. Goaltender Jesse Makaj stopped 38-of-46 shots.

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Here is a rundown of the score sheet:

First Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)

0-1 Saskatoon 3:16 Max Gerlach B. Schuldhaus, N. Kneen

0-2 Saskatoon 5:33 Eric Florchuk K. Roykas Marthinsen, R. Harsch

0-3 PP Saskatoon 17:28 Kyle Crnkovic M. Gerlach, D. Davidson

Second Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)

0-4 PP Saskatoon 7:01 Eric Florchuk K. Crnkovic, D. Davidson

1-4 PP Kootenay 11:22 Peyton Krebs J. White, C. Hartje

1-5 Saskatoon 14:34 Chase Wouters Unassisted

1-6 PP Saskatoon 16:58 Ryan Hughes K. Dach, C. Wouters

Third Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)

1-7 Saskatoon 2:28 Kyle Crnkovic E. Florchuk, K. Roykas Marthinsen

1-8 Saskatoon 5:47 Ryan Hughes R. Harsch, K. Crnkovic

2-8 Kootenay 12:34 Martin Bodak Unassisted

3-8 Kootenay 15:44 Jaeger White N. Orzeck, Z. Patrick

Shots on Goal

Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total

Kootenay 14 6 11 31

Saskatoon 14 16 16 46

Special Teams

Team PP PK

Kootenay 1/4 2/5

Saskatoon 3/5 3/4

The ICE are back in action on Monday, February 15 when they host the Lethbridge Hurricanes for the final time this season. Puck drop is scheduled for 2 p.m. MT.

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