Americans recall Pascoe as an emergency backup
Hearing that #Kamloops hockey product Evan Pascoe has been called up by the @TCAmericans to back up tonight against his hometown Blazers. Pascoe is a netminder playing for the Thompson Blazers in @BCHockey_MML league.
— Chad Klassen (@klassen87) January 18, 2020
The Tri-City Americans had to recall Evan Pascoe from the Thompson Blazers of the BCMML to back-up Mason Dunsford against Pascoe’s hometown Kamloops Blazers on Saturday. Talyn Boyko came into Friday night’s game against Kamloops in relief in the second period but was forced to leave the game with an injury. Pascoe has posted a 4.13 GAA in 12 games with Thompson this season.
Rebels recall Patterson
Rebels welcome @PARaidersHockey to town, who won in OT over Edmonton last night. Rebels fell 4-3 in OT in Leth.
First home game in a 2 weeks for RD.
— Byron Hackett (@RDAbyronhackett) January 19, 2020
The Red Deer Rebels recalled Trey Patterson from the AMHL’s Calgary Buffaloes Midget AAA squad. In 23 games this season he’s recorded two goals and five assists. The recall was made necessary by an injury to Chase Leslie on Friday night against Lethbridge.
Ice recall Raeside
NEWS | The Winnipeg ICE have recalled 03-born forward Rhys Raeside from the Winnipeg Blues. pic.twitter.com/YYpJBsfgnY
— Winnipeg ICE (@WHLWpgICE) January 18, 2020
The Winnipeg ICE has recalled 2003-born forward Rhys Raeside from the MJHL’s Winnipeg Blues. Raeside has played three games with the ICE this season and has been held scoreless.
Anderson injured for Silvertips
— Everett Silvertips (@WHLsilvertips) January 19, 2020
Dylan Anderson missed Saturday night’s game against Seattle. Josh Horton at The Herald in Everett reports he was injured Friday night against the Kelowna Rockets.
Arnsten, Stringer out for Hurricanes
— Lethbridge Hurricanes (@WHLHurricanes) January 19, 2020
Joe Arnsten (lower-body injury) and Zack Stringer (illness) did not play for Lethbridge against the Medicine Hat Tigers.
Belluk returns for Pats
Tonight’s lineups for the @WHLPats and @spokanechiefs. Same lineup as last night in Seattle for the Pats, Donovan Buskey makes a fifth straight start in goal. Puck drops at 9 on @620ckrm. #WHL pic.twitter.com/QuPCs3w2BE
— Phil Andrews (@Phil_Andrews_) January 19, 2020
Danton Belluk returned to the Regina Pats lineup on Saturday, getting into game action in the third period. He had not played in a game with the Pats since October 19th against Red Deer. Belluk had been with the MJHL’s Steinbach Pistons for most of the year but was recalled by the Pats on January 9th.
Chiefs without Finley, Russell
We got a Jersey Auction, Rally Towels, Family Feast, and Chiefs lines!
Toporowski, Zummack, Mattson
Beckman, Hughes, Larson
Ginnell, M. King, Jacobson
Reller, MacNeil, Atchison
N. King, Smith
Porter Jr. starts in net tonight.#GoChiefsGo
— Spokane Chiefs (@spokanechiefs) January 19, 2020
The Spokane Chiefs were without Jack Finley and Bobby Russell on Saturday night against Regina. Kevin Dudley of the Spokesman-Review reports Finley’s absence was due to travel issues from Hamilton where he participated in the CHL’s Top Prospects Game.
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Sambrook out for Broncos
Here is the lineup for tonight's game against Saskatoon.
— Swift Current Broncos (@SCBroncos) January 18, 2020
The Swift Current Broncos were down to 17 skaters for Saturday’s matchup against the Saskatoon Blades as Garrett Sambrook was held out of the lineup for undisclosed reasons.
Bouchard scratched for Americans
Scratches: Talyn Boyko, Mitchell Brown, Tom Cadieux, Nick Bowman, Connor Bouchard, Carson Haynes
— Tri-City Americans (@TCAmericans) January 19, 2020
Connor Bouchard was also missing from Tri-City’s lineup on Saturday night after playing on Friday night in Kamloops.
Gulka, Oliver joins the list of absences for Victoria
Here is tonight’s rosters and scratches! pic.twitter.com/FaexDRLGp1
— Victoria Royals (@victoriaroyals) January 19, 2020
Kaid Oliver and Sean Gulka joined Shane Farkas as scratches in Victoria.
- Kelowna’s Ethan Ernst suited up for his 100th WHL game.
- Medicine Hat’s Lukas Svejkovsky played in his 100th WHL game.
- Red Deer’s Trey Patterson made his WHL debut.
- Portland’s Dante Giannuzzi recorded his first WHL shutout.
- Saskatoon’s Scott Walford recorded his 150th WHL point.
- Spokane’s Leif Mattson tallied his 100th WHL assist.
Kozun scores into an empty net
— U of S Men's Hockey (@HuskiesMHKY) January 19, 2020
Taran Kozun (135 GP, 2.73 GAA, 0.912 Save Percentage, 64-52-7-8 record with the Kamloops Blazers and Seattle Thunderbirds from 2011-15) scored an empty-net goal with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Saturday.
Sagat signs try-out in the Czech Republic
Martin Šagát (Kootenay, 2003-2005) signed one-week try-out contract with Piráti Chomutov (Czech Republic, 1. Liga). He was released by mutual agreement by Slavia Prague (Czech Republic, 1. Liga) Jan 15. 5 GP, 0+1.
— MacBeth Report (@MacBethReport) January 19, 2020
Martin Sagat (129 GP, 28 G, 78 A with the Kootenay ICE from 2003-05) has signed a one-week try-out with Pirati Chomutov in the Czech Republic. He was released by Slavia Prague in the Czech Republic after one assist in five games this season.
First Star: Medicine Hat’s James Hamblin scored an astounding four goals
Second Star: Everett’s Jackson Berezowski had a goal and three assists.
Third Star: Brandon’s Ethan Kruger made 35 saves in a shutout
There were so many incredible performances on Saturday night we’re making the WHL an honourable mention tonight.