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Sat., Dec. 10, 2011, 9:56 p.m.

Chiefs prove to be too charitable

 It was a night for charity and the Spokane Chiefs were most obliging. After producing a record number of stuff toys on Teddy Bear toss night, the Chiefs coughed up a 3-0 lead to the Prince George Cougars and lost 4-3 in a shootout.

stars: 3, Bourke, PG; 2, Fram, Spo; 1, Carlson, PG.

Long box below.


Cougars 4, Chiefs 3 (SO)

SPOKANE – Saturday

First period

1, Spo, Fram 3 (9King, Uher) 13:06.

Penalties – Forsberg, PG (delay of game, instigator, fighting major, 10-minute misconduct), Proft, Spo (checking from behind, fighting major) 5:05; Aviani, Spo (closing hand on puck) 10:27; Asuchak, PG (kneeing) 18:33.

Second period

2, Spo, Bardaro 17 (Holmberg, Uher) 15:10.

3, Spo, Kuhn 6 (King, Gal) 16:23.

Penalties – Marincin, PG (slashing), Valcourt, Spo (slashing) 8:16; Wedman, Spo (high sticking) 10:40.

Third period

4, PG, A.Forsberg 8 (Gibb, Bourke) 3:30.

5, PG, Tkatch 8 (Witala, Fraser) 14:01.

6, PG, Carlson 5 (Bourke, Asuchak) 16:12 pp.

Penalties – Gow, Spo (high sticking, double minor) 15:38; Baldwin, Spo (interference) 19:50.


No scoring.

Penalties – None.


Prince George wins 2-1

Spokane (1) Gal, goal; Holmberg, miss; Bardaro, miss; Uher, miss.

Prince George (2)  — A.Forsberg, goal; Witala, miss; Bourke, miss; Carlson, goal

Shots on goal by
Prince George 5-4-5-3-_17

Spokane  7-12-4-2_25

Goal (shots-saves) — Prince George: Owsley (W, 11-16-0-1) 25-22. Spokane: Engel (L, 12-10-1-1) 17-14.

Power plays (goals-chances) — Prince George 1-5, Spokane 0-2.

Referees — Trevor Hanson, Brett Iverson. Linesmen — Jeremi Del Campo, Jim Maniago.

Attendance –9,952.

 Scratches – Prince George: Hirsche, Grewal, Pilling, Elynuik, Jackson. Spokane: Mort, Kichton.

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