Evans and Kodak score first goals
— Regina Pats (@WHLPats) February 9, 2019
Regina Pats defenceman Ryker Evans scored his first WHL goal in overtime to give the Pats the 3-2 victory over Red Deer. The 17-year-old from Calgary was originally drafted by the Pats in the 10th round (209th overall) in 2016 and has six points (1G, 5A) in 31 games in his first WHL season.
Kootenay ICE 2001-born forward Holden Kodak scored the first goal of his young WHL career in a 7-4 loss to Tri-City on Friday. The Cloverdale BC native was listed by the ICE in October 2017 after originally being drafted by Portland in the 11th round (229th overall) in 2016. Kodak has seven points (1G, 6A) in 38 games this season, he also skated in two games last season as an affiliate player going pointless.
JAD scores 100th
— Kevin Dudley (@k_dudley) February 9, 2019
Spokane Chiefs co-captain Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored his 100th career WHL goal in an 8-3 win over Victoria. The Los Angeles Kings prospect has 20 points in 16 games this season and also represented Canada in this past World Juniors in Vancouver. The 19-year-old started the season in the NHL with the Kings, recording one assist in five games before being returned back to junior.
Giants captain skates in 300th
— Vancouver Giants (@WHLGiants) February 8, 2019
Vancouver Giants captain Jared Dmytriw appeared in his 300th WHL game in a 3-1 win over Kamloops. The 20-year-old from Craven, SK has split his career between Victoria, Red Deer and Vancouver recording 103 points (55G, 48A) in the meantime. Dmytriw has 27 points (11G, 16A) in 50 games this season.
Better angle of Woo suspension
Here is another video of the hit Moose Jaw's Jett Woo placed on Saskatoon's Kirby Dach on Wednesday. He received a 5 minute major, GM and a 2 game suspension. As you can see when the video slows down, the hit was placed before the puck got there. pic.twitter.com/lh2kuK84bS
— Brandon Rivers (@BriversWHL) February 9, 2019
Three Stars of the Night
1st Star: Tri-City’s Parker AuCoin had a hat trick and two assists in a 8-3 win over Victoria.
2nd Star: Medicine Hat’s Mads Sogaard shutout the top team in the West with a 41 save performance in a 1-0 win over Everett.
3rd Star: Prince Albert’s Cole Fonstad had two goals and three assists in an 8-2 win over Calgary.
Swift Current’s Riley Lamb stopped 53 of 55 shots in a 3-2 shootout loss to Brandon….Prince Albert’s Noah Gregor had a hat trick and an assist in an 8-2 win over the Hitmen….Moose Jaw’s Josh Brook had two goals and two assists including the overtime winner in a 4-3 win over Lethbridge….Regina’s Logan Nijhoff had a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime win over Red Deer….Vancouver’s Tristen Nielsen had two goals and an assist, scoring the game winner in a 3-1 win over the Blazers….Kelowna’s Nolan Foote scored twice in a 4-3 win over Prince George….Portland’s John Ludvig scored the game winner as well as an assist in a 4-1 win over Seattle….Spokane’s Ethan McIndoe had two goals and two assists in an 8-3 win over Victoria….