Chiefs shutout Bruins, take 2-0 series lead

Chiefs shutout Bruins, take 2-0 series lead

Chiefs shutout Bruins, take 2-0 series lead

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by Spokane Chiefs / KREM 2 Sports

KREM.com

Posted on March 26, 2011 at 11:07 PM

The Spokane Chiefs won their second straight game in as many nights in Chilliwack, B.C. as the Chiefs shutout Chilliwack 5-0 in game two of their Western Hockey League playoff series. Spokane now leads the best of seven series 2-0.

Neither team was able to score in the first period as the Chiefs outshot the Bruins 10-9 in the stanza. Both teams were 0-2 on the power play in a period that saw both teams with very good goal opportunities.

Spokane broke through just 2:32 into the second period when Kenton Miller fired home a shot from the right circle. Anthony Bardaro and Corey Baldwin got the assists. Dominick Uher would score on a backhander on the power play at 6:48 of the period from Brenden Kichton and Jared Cowen to make it 2-0 Spokane. The Chiefs would cap a 3 goal second with Blake Gal's first of the playoffs from Steve Kuhn and Davis Vandane. Spokane outshot Chilliwack 24-9 in the second period.

Spokane would extend the lead in the third period when Kuhn would convert a Matt Marantz pass goal front 8:27 into the period to make it 4-0 Spokane. Darren Kramer's third goal of the playoffs would cap the scoring on the power play at 18:44 of the third from Mike Aviani and Collin Valcourt. James Reid turned away all 26 Chilliwack shots to register the shutout. Spokane outshot Chilliwack 47-26 in the win.


Spokane will return home to host game 3 of their series with Chilliwack Wednesday, March 30 at 7pm.

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