Newspaper article The Canadian Press

WHL Roundup: A Look at Saturday's Games: WHL Roundup: A Look at Saturday's Games

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

WHL Roundup: A Look at Saturday's Games: WHL Roundup: A Look at Saturday's Games

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When it comes to winning hockey games, the Reinhart brothers play a big role for the Kootenay Ice.

Sam Reinhart scored the winning goal 19 seconds into overtime as Kootenay defeated the host Prince Albert Raiders 5-4 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.

Older brother Max Reinhart had two goals and two assists for the Ice (34-21-8), who won for the first time in three outings.

The two brothers are one-two in team scoring, with Max leading the way with 70 points in 54 games, while they are both tied for the team lead in goals with 26 apiece.

Erik Benoit chipped in with two goals as well for Kootenay.

Mark McNeill scored once and set up two more for the Raiders (20-37-5) as Josh Morrissey, Antoine Corbin and Anthony Bardaro had a goal apiece.

Nathan Lieuwen made 25 saves for the win while Cole Holowenko turned away 34 shots in defeat.

Kootenay failed to score on three opportunities with the man advantage as Prince Albert went 2 for 5.

Elsewhere in the WHL, it was: Moose Jaw 5, Swift Current 2; Red Deer 4, Saskatoon 3 (SO); Brandon 2, Regina 1 (SO); Seattle 3, Everett 0; Medicine Hat 4, Kelowna 3 (SO); Vancouver 5, Kamloops 3; Victoria 5, Prince George 3; and Tri-City 7, Spokane 3.

At Prince Albert, Sask., Max Reinhart opened the scoring 1:37 into the game to give Kootenay a 1-0 lead.

The Raiders responded with three straight goals for a 3-1 advantage after 20 minutes of play.

Corbin scored at 7:14, Bardaro followed him up 23 seconds later and then Morrissey scored a power-play goal at 8:52.

Benoit scored the only two goals in the second period to tie the game 3-3 heading into the final period.

His first came at 9:23 and then he scored shorthanded at 19:53.

McNeill scored with the man advantage 8:21 into the third period but Max Reinhart scored on a penalty shot at 14:46 to force overtime.

Sam Reinhart scored the winning goal for Kootenay 19 seconds into extra time. …

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