December 15, 2009 in Sports

Chiefs topple Seattle

Associated Press The Spokesman-Review

James Reid made 37 saves on 38 shots to pace the Spokane Chiefs to a 3-1 win over the Seattle Thunderbirds in Western Hockey League action Tuesday at Kent, Wash.

Levko Koper opened the scoring for Spokane with a perfect shot from a wide angle that found the net at 9:25 of the first period.

Brady Brassart doubled the lead at 5:41 of the second period when he knocked in a rebound of a Mitch Holmberg shot.

Kyle Beach added his 24th goal of the season later in the period for Spokane (21-9-2).

Luke Lockhart broke up Reid’s shutout bid with his second goal of the season at 10:02 of the third period.

Calvin Pickard made 35 saves for Seattle (12-19-4).

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