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Winnipeg ICE Defeat Saskatoon Blades 4-1

October 20, 2019 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Winnipeg Ice News Release

Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg ICE used a quick start to defeat the Saskatoon Blades 4-1 at Wayne Fleming Arena on Saturday night.

The ICE received early goals from Connor McClennon and Carson Lambos to gain a 2-0 advantage after the opening 20-minutes of play. Goals from Chase Hartje and Lambos in the second period allowed the ICE to have a 4-1 lead heading into the final frame. No team would find the back of the net in the third period, providing the ICE with the victory and the valuable two points.

ICE goaltender Jesse Makaj received the third star of the game, stopping 14-of-15 shots.

Both Blades goaltenders saw action in the game. Nolan Maier stopped 14-of-18 shots in 40-minutes of work while Koen MacInnes blocked all six shots he faced in the third.

ICE 4 Saskatoon 1

Below is a run down of the scoresheet:

First Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)

1-0 Winnipeg 2:14 Connor McClennon M. Teply

2-0 Winnipeg 3:06 Carson Lambos B. Ginnell

Second Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)

3-0 Winnipeg 1:05 Chase Hartje Unassisted

3-1 Saskatoon 9:40 Riley McKay A. De La Gorgendiere, E. Florchuk

4-1 Winnipeg 16:17 Carson Lambos N. Kinder, R. Harsch

Third Period


Special Teams

Teams PP PK

Winnipeg 2/6 3/4

Saskatoon 1/4 4/6

Shots on Goal

Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total

Winnipeg 8 10 6 24

Saskatoon 6 5 4 15

The Winnipeg ICE conclude a short two-game home stand when they host the Saskatoon Blades on Sunday. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:30 P.M. at Wayne Fleming Arena.

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