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Winnipeg ICE Host Wheat Kings in Saturday Home Opener

September 21, 2019 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Winnipeg Ice News Release

Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg ICE play host to its Home Opener presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions on Saturday, September 21.

Puck drop between the ICE and the Brandon Wheat Kings is scheduled for just after 7:30 P.M. CT.

ICE PREVIEW

ICE 2019-20 Club Leaders:

Goals: Connor McClennon, Isaac Johnson, Michal Teply (1)

Assists: Carson Lambos (2)

Points: Michal Teply, Carson Lambos (2)

PIMS: Chase Hartje, Isaac Johnson, Connor McClennon, Michael Milne (2)

Plus/ Minus: Carson Lambos (+3)

Wins: Dean McNabb (1)

The Winnipeg ICE are coming off of a 3-2 victory over the Brandon Wheat Kings on Friday, September 20. Connor McClennon, Michal Teply and Isaac Johnson scored the goals for the ICE. Carson Lambos and Michal Teply led the way, each recording two points. Goaltender Dean McNabb blocked 24-of-26 shots. The Wheat Kings got goals from Vincent Iorio and Zach Wytinck. Wheaties Goaltender Jiri Patera stopped 42-of-45 shots. The ICE outshot the Wheat Kings 45-26. They went 0-for-5 on the power play, 2-for-2 on the penalty kill and won 32-of-67 face-offs.

UPCOMING MILESTONES:

GOALS

'01-born forward Peyton Krebs is 13 goals away from 50 career WHL goals.

ASSISTS

'01-born forward Peyton Krebs is 10 assists away from 100 career WHL assists.

'99-born defenceman Chase Hartje is seven assists away from 50 career WHL assists.

'99-born defenceman Reece Harsch is 10 assists away from 50 career WHL assists.

POINTS

'99-born forward Isaac Johnson is 20 points away from 100 career WHL points.

GAMES

'01-born defenceman Zachary Patrick is four games away from 100 career WHL regular season games played.

'00-born defenceman Marco Creta is six games away from 100 career WHL regular season games played.

'99-born defenceman Reece Harsch is 21 games away from 200 career WHL regular season games played.

WHEAT KINGS PREVIEW

Wheat Kings 2019-20 Club Leaders:

Goals: Vincent Iorio, Zach Wytinck (1)

Assists: Luka Burzan (2)

Points: Luka Burzan (2)

PIMS: Ridly Greig (5)

Plus/ Minus: Connor Gutenberg, Vincent Iorio, Ben McCartney, Chad Nychuk (+1)

Wins: N/A

The Brandon Wheat Kings visit the Winnipeg ICE for the first time this season on Saturday, September 21. Following today's game, the Wheat Kings play a home-and-home series against the Moose Jaw Warriors the next weekend.

The Wheat Kings are coming off of a 3-2 loss to the Winnipeg ICE on September 20. The Wheaties got goals from Vincent Iorio and Zach Wytinck while Luka Burzan led the way with two assists. Wheaties goaltender Jiri Patera stopped 42-of-45 shots in the game and was named the first star. The Wheaties were outshot 45-26. They went 0-for-2 on the power play, 5-for-5 on the penalty kill and won 35-of-67 face-offs.

LISTEN LIVE

Winnipeg ICE fans can listen to the live broadcast on 680 CJOB following the Winnipeg Blues Bombers broadcast.


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