CHL, BCHL Game Night: 11/18
Sunday night's highlights:
- Fadden finishes 3-game weekend with another multi-point game
- Everett is heating up
- Goalie controversy in Seattle?
Vernon Vipers 2 @ Victoria Grizzlies 3 (OT)
W Justin Courtnall, VIC: 0-0-0, 0 PIM
Victoria is now tied for fourth in the Coastal Conference at 11-10-1-3 (W-L-T-OTL).
Lewiston MAINEiacs 4 @ Sawinigan Cataractes 2
D Michael Ward, LEW: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Jonathan Bernier, formerly of the LA Kings, improved to 5-4 with the win.
Seattle Thunderbirds 4 @ Red Deer Rebels 1
G Riku Helenius, SEA: Did Not Play
While Lightning first rounder Riku Helenius has lost his last 7 appearances, less-heralded Jacob DeSerres has won 3 of his last 4 for the Thunderbirds. Seattle had high expectations entering the season, but are now a distant fourth in the U.S. Division (22 points), ahead of only lowly Portland (6 points).
Everett Silvertips 4 @ Chilliwack Bruins 2
D Dane Crowley, EVT: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM
Everett is just above Seattle in the U.S. Division at 29 points.
Kelowna Rockets 5 @ Vancouver Giants 3
G Torrie Jung, KEL: Did Not Play
Kelowna is 8-0-1-2 in its last 11 games.
Lethbridge Hurricanes 3 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 2 (OT)
C Mitch Fadden, LET: 2-0-2, +2, 0 PIM, *First Star*
Fadden finished the weekend with 8 points (5 goals) in 3 games. He has 10 points (6 goals) in his last 5 games. Fadden scored with 7.7 seconds left in regulation, his 16th goal of the year, to send the game to overtime with Moose Jaw. The 'Canes are 13-0-0-1 in their last 14.