The Winnipeg Ice defeated the Brandon Wheat Kings 4-3 Saturday night.
The Wheat Kings and Ice traded scoring chances in the first period but goaltenders Daniel Hauser and Carson Bjarnason stood tall to keep it scoreless after 20.
The Wheat Kings would once again score the first goal of the game with Nate Danielson batting the puck out of mid air and in to make it 1-0. The Ice would score a pair of goals to take their first lead of the game. Goals scored by Conor Geekie and Ty Nash.
The Wheat Kings would start the third period off with a pair of goals, one from Charlie Elick would fired a slap shot from the top of the right circle to tie it up at two, then Rylen Roersma would collect the puck feeding Zakhar Polshakov allowing Polshkov to score his first of the season off the rush to restore the lead for the Brandon Wheat Kings. The Ice would tie it up with Ty Nash taking off finding Zach Benson allowing Benson to score his 7th of the year. Then after Brett Hyland took a penalty late Connor McClennan would place slap shot through traffic and through Carson Bjarnason to give the Winnipeg Ice a 4-3 lead. The Ice would hold off a late push from the Wheat Kings to skate off with a 4-3 regulation victory.
Zach Benson (1G-2A)
Ty Nash (1G-1A)
Carson Bjarnason (38 SV)
The Wheat Kings are home Wednesday, Nov 2nd to host the Everett Silvertips. Puck drop at 7:00 pm from Westoba Place in Brandon. Fans can catch the game on Q Country 91.5 starting at 6:30 pm.
The Winnipeg Ice freeze the Brandon Wheat Kings in front of a capacity crowd in Westoba Place Friday night by a score of 4-1.
The Wheat Kings came out flying to start the game with Nolan Ritchie scoring the first goal on the power-play to make it 1-0 with under 8 minutes remaining. The Ice would get the equalizer with only 15 seconds remaining after Connor McClennon fired a shot from the left side circle through a screen to tie it up heading to the dressing room.
The Ice would get the go ahead goal in the second when McClennon placed a puck on net allowing Ben Zloty to cash in on the rebound to make it 2-1. Carson Bjarnason would keep it 2-1 with a couple great saves late.
The Winnipeg Ice would continue to pour it on in the third period allowing Conor Geekie to find Ty Nash off the rush giving the Ice a 3-1 lead. Ice Captain Carson Lambos would add an empty net goal to give the Ice a 4-1 win.
Connor McClennon (1G-1A)
Nolan Ritchie (1G)
Ben Zloty (1G-1A )
(Recaps courtesy of Brandon Wheat Kings)