POST GAME REPORT | McGovern earns first shutout of season, ICE down Tigers 5-0

Cranbrook, B.C. – The Kootenay ICE downed the Medicine Hat Tigers 5-0 in an afternoon matinee at Western Financial Place on Thanksgiving Monday.

The ICE jumped out to a 3-0 lead after the first period, where the first two goals were scored 17 seconds apart approximately five minutes into the game.

ICE goaltender Duncan McGovern, who received the first star of the game, had a solid performance in net stopping all 45 shots he faced to record his third career WHL shutout. Davis Murray (1G, 1A) and Brendan Semchuk (1G, 1A) both collected two points.


ICE 5  Tigers 0

Here is a rundown of the score sheet:

First Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
 1-0 Kootenay 5:27 Brendan Semchuk D. Murray, N. Orzeck
 2-0 Kootenay 5:44 Keenan Taphorn C. Muir, K. Taphorn
 3-0 Kootenay 17:26 Davis Murray B. Semchuk


Second Period

Score  Team Time Goal Assist(s)
 4-0 Kootenay  4:34 Brad Ginnell C. McClennon, C. Muir


Third Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
 5-0 Kootenay 1:17 Sam Huston C. Hausinger, P. Krebs


Shots on goal

Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Kootenay  12 12 10 34
Medicine Hat  14 16 15 45


Special Teams

Team  PP PK
Kootenay  0/2 1/1
Medicine Hat  0/1 2/2


The ICE have a few days off before they begin a three-game in three-day stretch next weekend. Starting on Friday, October 12, the ICE welcome the Regina Pats. Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m. MT.

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