Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.

FONT & AUDIO

MORE STORIES


Everett goalie Dustin Wolf big again in 4-1 win Saturday over visiting Portland.

Mason MannekThe Everett Silvertips got another strong performance from goalie Dustin Wolfe and beat the visiting Portland Winterhawks 4-1 in a Saturday Western Hockey League game.

Wolf stopped 33 of 44 Portland shots, including three breakaway chances as Everett improved to 7-1-0-0 (14 points) atop the U.S. Division. The Winterhawks remain second at 4-2-2-0 (10 points).

Mason Mannek scored his third goal of the season on a partial breakaway with 8:01 left in the second period to pull Portland within 3-1 and the Winterhawks forced Wolf to come up big several times late in the second period but couldn't get a second goal.

"They came out and generated a little bit early with their speed and with their down low game. Then when the game went on I really thought we created quite a few more chances, a lot more around the net," Winterhawks VP/GM/coach Mike Johnston said.

Dante Giannuzzi played another solid game in goal for Portland, finishing with 33 saves.

Everett started fast and led 2-0 after one period on goals from Olen Zellweger and Hunter Campbell. Jackson Berezowski made it 3-0 at 9:01 of the second period.

The Winterhawks were 0 for 3 on the power play, the Silvertips 0 for 5.

Portland was still without injured centers Tyson Kozak and Gabe Klassen and rookie defenseman Ryder Thompson left Saturday's game in the first period after getting clipped with a high stick.

Portland is at Everett again on Tuesday for a 7:05 p.m. game.

"I think the start (of the game) and then special teams, those are key factors when you're playing a team like (Everett)," Johnston said.


You count on us to stay informed and we depend on you to fund our efforts. Quality local journalism takes time and money. Please support us to protect the future of community journalism.

Go to top
JSN Time 2 is designed by JoomlaShine.com | powered by JSN Sun Framework