Daily Dose of the Dub: Nielsen suspended for one-game, Lineup notes + Milestones

Nielsen suspended for one-game

Vancouver Giants leading scorer Tristen Nielsen was suspended one game for this hit on Kelowna’s Mark Liwiski. Giants coach head coach Michael Dyck told our Stephen Hawco that he thought the play was selfish.

Ostapchuk out with lower-body injury

Sticking with the Giants, Zach Ostapchuk was not in the lineup on Sunday in Kelowna. Steve Ewen at The Province reports he was seen on crutches after leaving Saturday’s game in the second period.

Wytinck sits out for Pats

Zach Wytinck was out of the Regina Pats lineup on Sunday against Saskatoon leaving the Pats to go with 13 forwards and five defensemen as Josh Paulhus returned to the lineup.

Hardy scratched for Warriors

Owen Hardy was not in the lineup for Moose Jaw’s game on Sunday against the Winnipeg ICE. We have not heard what led to the absence.

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Reller, MacNeil scratched for Chiefs

Brandon Reller and Owen MacNeil weren’t in the lineup for the Spokane Chiefs on Sunday against the Everett Silvertips.

Milestones

  • Kelowna’s Adam Foote coached in his 100th WHL game as the Rockets fell to the Vancouver Giants.
  • Moose Jaw’s Kade Runke scored his first WHL goal.
  • Vancouver’s Michael Dyck won his 200th WHL game as a WHL head coach spoiling the celebration of Foote’s 100th WHL game.

Three Stars:

First Star: Winnipeg’s Peyton Krebs scored two goals and added an assist

Second Star: Everett’s Cole Fonstad tallied two goals

Third Star: Vancouver’s Michal Kvasnica notched two goals.

Honourable Mention

Winnipeg’s Dawson Barteaux scored a goal and added two assists.

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