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Chiefs perfect against East

  Anthony Bardaro’s goal with less than eight minutes to play kept the Spokane Chiefs perfect against the Western Hockey League’s East Division.

Stars: 3, Kichton (g, a) 2, Lowry, SC (g,a). 1, Uher (g, 2a).

Long box below

Chiefs 3, Broncos 2

SPOKANE – Wednesday

First period

 No Scoring.

Penalties – Lowry, SC (unsportsmanlike conduct), Kramer, Spo (unsportsmanlike conduct) :00; Spokane bench (too many men on the ice, served by Hauptman) 3:24; Muth, SC (cross checking) 13:09.

Second period

1, Spo, Gal 4 (Kichton, Uher) 4:11.

2, SC, Scarlett 5 (Lowry, Gordon) 6:52.

3, Spo, Uher 8 (Kichton) 16:46.

Penalties – Howorko, SC (roughing), Chartier, Spo (roughing) 15:32; Dale, SC (roughing, fighting major), Kramer, Spo (fighting major) 17:59.

Third period

4, SC, Lowry 9 (Scarlett, Gordon) 10:32, pp

5, Spo, Bardaro 11 (Valcourt, Uher), 12:13.

Penalties – Craig, SC (delay of game) 6:17.

Shots on goal by
Swift Current     6-8-6_20

Spokane  18-9-8_35

Goal (shots-saves) — Swift Current: Groenheyde (L, 8-7-1-2) 35-32. Spokane: Engel (W, 9-5-1-1) 20-18.

Power plays (goals-chances) — Swift Current 1-2, Spokane 0-3.

Referees — Mike Campbell, Sean Raphael. Linesmen — Ryan Gibbons, Bevan Mills.

Attendance –4,706.

 Scratches – Swift Current: Heatherington, Evans, Smith, Cameron. Spokane: Tyler King, Marek Kalus, Mitch Holmberg, Cole Wedman.

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