POST GAME REPORT | ICE lose 3-2 to Hitmen in pre-season finale

Calgary, AB – The Kootenay ICE finished off its 2018 pre-season schedule with a 3-2 loss to the Calgary Hitmen at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday night.

Sebastian Streu and Valtteri Kakkonen scored their first goals of the pre-season, while Loeden Schaufler, Keenan Taphorn, Connor McClennon and Jonathan Smart registered one assist each. Goaltender Jesse Makaj stopped 22 shots in the loss.

With his assist Saturday night, McClennon finishes the pre-season as the team’s leading point producer with seven points in six games.


ICE 2  Hitmen 3

Here is a rundown of the scoresheet:

First Period

Score Time Team Goal Assist(s)
1-0 1:24 Kootenay Sebastian Streu L. Schaufler, K. Taphorn
2-0 5:10 Kootenay Valtteri Kakkonen C. McClennon, J. Smart
2-1 14:07 Calgary Luke Coleman M. Kastelic
2-2 17:51 Calgary Luke Coleman Unassisted


Second Period

Score Time Team Goal Assist(s)
2-3 13:44 Calgary Tristen Nielsen C. Focht


Third Period



Shots on Goal

Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Kootenay 17 9 18 44
Calgary 10 12 3 25


Special Teams

Team PP PK
Kootenay 1/8 0/1
Calgary 1/1 8/9


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