Chiefs fall to 0-4 against Seattle
KENT, Wash. – The Spokane Chiefs still can’t solve the Seattle Thunderbirds.
Alexander Delnov’s second goal of the game, 2 minutes and 14 seconds into overtime Saturday, gave Seattle a 4-3 victory that dropped the Chiefs to 0-4 against the Thunderbirds in Western Hockey League play this season.
Spokane had a four-game winning streak snapped but has still won eight of its last 10.
Seattle trailed 3-2 until Roberts Lipsbergs scored his second goal of the game, with 2:14 left in regulation, shortly after the Thunderbirds pulled goalie Danny Mumaugh.
Connor Chartier had his first two-goal game of the season for the Chiefs, giving him nine goals for the season.
Mike Aviani added his 30th and league-best 18th power-play goal for Spokane (26-13-1-2, 55 points), which is in a three-way tie for fourth place in the Western Conference.