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Wheat Kings Edge ICE 7-5 in High Scoring Affair

January 20, 2019 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Kootenay Ice News Release

Brandon, MB - A total of 12 goals were scored at Westoba Place on Saturday night as the Brandon Wheat Kings defeated the ICE 7-5.

Wheat Kings forward Baron Thompson potted a hat trick while Cole Reinhardt (x2), Luka Burzan and Stelio Mattheos added the others. Goaltender Jiri Patera stopped 17-of-22 shots.

The ICE received two goals from Jaeger White and singles from Jakin Smallwood, Austin Schellenberg and Carson Lambos. For Lambos, his first WHL goal came in the final two minutes of the first period on the power play. Goaltender Curtis Meger blocked 27-of-33 shots.

With the loss, the ICE finish its six-game road stretch with a record of 2-3-1-0.

ICE 5 Wheat Kings 7

Here is a rundown of the score sheet:

First Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)

1-0 PP Brandon 14:13 Stelio Mattheos Z. Wytinck, C. Gutenberg

1-1 Kootenay 15:35 Jaeger White M. Creta, C. Hartje

2-1 PP Brandon 16:26 Luka Burzan C. Reinhardt, S. Mattheos

2-2 PP Kootenay 18:47 Carson Lambos C. Muir, C. Hartje

Second Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)

2-3 Kootenay 1:10 Jaeger White Unassisted

3-3 Brandon 13:01 Baron Thompson Unassisted

4-3 Brandon 16:48 Baron Thompson Z. Wytinck, C. Daley

5-3 Brandon 18:27 Cole Reinhardt Unassisted

Third Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)

5-4 Kootenay 1:04 Jakin Smallwood M. Milne, C. Hartje

5-5 Kootenay 1:21 Austin Schellenberg B. Ginnell, O. Pederson

6-5 Brandon 6:27 Baron Thompson B. Chizen, R. Greig

7-5 EN Brandon 19:04 Cole Reinhardt C. Gutenberg

Shots on Goal

Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total

Kootenay 5 11 6 22

Brandon 13 9 12 34

Special Teams

Team PP PK

Kootenay 1/4 5/7

Brandon 2/7 3/4

Following Saturday's game, the ICE return to Cranbrook and have six days off before returning to action on Saturday, January 26 against the Prince Albert Raiders. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. MT.

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