Chiefs, Brkin Blank Cougars in Spokane Wednesday
The Prince George Cougars will head back across the border without a win, after their 4-0 loss to the Spokane Chiefs on Wednesday night. Bailey Brkin stopped all 27 shots he faced in the Chiefs’ net and Riley Woods scored twice, as Spokane won their third-straight. Wednesday marked the second time this season the Cougars were held scoreless, as they’ve now lost their last three.
Cougars– No Scoring
Chiefs- Riley Woods (2 G), Adam Beckman (1 G), Cordel Larson (1 G), Igor Arbuzov (2 A), Ethan MacIndoe (2 A), Nolan Reid (1 A), Luc Smith (1 A), Ty Smith (1 A).
Cougars- Taylor Gauthier (Loss) 57:57 27/30
Chiefs- Bailey Brkin (Win) 60:00 27/27
THREE STARS: 1) Bailey Brkin 2) Riley Woods 3) Igor Arbuzov
UNFRIENDLY CONFINES: The Cougars lost their third-straight game in Spokane, dating back to last season. The Cougars have been outscored 19-4 in those three games. Their last win in Spokane was on March 11th, 2017.
PENALTY PARADE: 12 power-plays were handed out, nine to the Chiefs on Wednesday, and the two teams combined for four fighting majors and 104 penalty-minutes. The nine power-plays against the Cougars was a season high.
UP NEXT: The Cougars (10-13-1-2) return home to face the Victoria Royals in a weekend double-header on December 1stand 2nd. On Sunday, December 2nd, is the Cougars’ Un-Teddy Bear Toss, presented by the Northland Auto Group. Fans are encouraged to bring warm winter clothes in lieu of teddy bears, to throw onto the ice when the Cougars score their first goal. Tickets for both games are available at the TicketsNorth box office, or online at www.ticketsnorth.ca