The Spokane Chiefs had a pretty impressive hat trick this week – coming from behind to win three Western Hockey League games.
This time they broke through with three third-period goals against Everett to pull out a 3-1 win.
Stars: 3, Everett goalie Kent Simpson with 35 saves. 2, Anthony Bardaro with assists on first two Spokane goals, 1, Captain Darren Kramer, with tying goal, winning assist and Gordie Howe hattrick.
Long box below.
SPOKANE – Saturday
1, Eve, Fowlie 3 (Birkholz) 13:08, pp.
Penalties – Stewart, Spo (holding) 5:58; Baldwin, Spo (tripping) 11:53; Mychan, Eve (fighting major), Kramer, Spo (fighting major) 13:30; Birkholz, Eve (delay of game) 15:42.
Penalties – Mychan, Eve (double roughing), Valcourt, Spo (double roughing ) 19:22.
2, Spo, Kramer 6 (Kichton, Bardaro) 8:34.
3, Spo, Holmberg 3 (Kramer, Bardaro) 9:41, pp.
4, Spo, Uher 2 (Kuhn) 19:13.
Penalties – Yardlowski, Eve (roughing) 9:32.
Shots on goal by
Goal (shots-saves) — Everett: Simpson (L, 1-4-0-1) 38-35. Spokane: Engel (W, 4-2-0-0) 21-20.
Power plays (goals-chances) — Everett 1-2, Spokane 1-3.
Referees — Ryan Bonnett, Jason Nissen. Linesmen — Mike Roberts, Trevor Shively.
Attendance – 5,421.
Scratches – Everett: Tye Hand, Jordyn Boyd, Trent Lofthouse, Manraj Hayer, Zach McPhee, Darian Henry. Spokane: Jason Fram, Cole Hamblin, Cole Wedman, Cody Nelson.