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WHL: Rebels rally to down Ice

The Canadian Press

10/22/2012 1:22:46 AM

CRANBROOK, B.C. - Charles Inglis scored twice as the Red Deer Rebels rallied to beat the Kootenay Ice 3-2 in Western Hockey League play Sunday.

Defenceman Kevin Pochuk also scored for the Rebels (6-7-2), while Patrik Bartosak made 30 saves in net.

Collin Shirley and Jaedon Descheneau each scored for the Ice (4-7-0), and Wyatt Hoflin stopped 28 shots.

Kootenay opened the scoring 7:43 into the first period when Shirley put a rebound from Descheneau past Bartosak for the early lead.

Descheneau made it 2-0 just over two minutes into the second with a long wrist shot that found its way to the far low corner.

But Red Deer's rally started just 1:46 later when Pochuk jumped on a loose puck in the slot and fired a slap shot past Hoflin.

Inglis tied the game in the second on the power play as the Rebels caught Kootenay on a line change. That gave Red Deer a 5-on-2 breakaway with Inglis scoring on a rebound.

Then in the third, Inglis added the decisive goal on another power-play rebound to put the Rebels ahead for good.

In the only other WHL game, Dakota Conroy scored twice as the Prince Albert Raiders cruised past the Swift Current Broncos 5-1 in Western Hockey League play Sunday.

Mike Winther, Anthony Bardaro and Chance Braid also scored for the Raiders (8-3-2), who had exploded with three unanswered goals in the second period.

Graham Black's power-play goal late in the first was the lone score for the Broncos (5-5-4).

Winther opened the scoring at 3:56 in the first before Black tied the game at 17:08.

From there it was all Prince Albert. Conroy scored both his goals in the second to book end Braid's goal, and Bardaro added one more in the third to cap the scoring.

Raiders goaltender Luke Siemens made 28 saves, while at the other end Eetu Laurikainen allowed four goals on 33 shots before Landon Bow took over and made 13 saves in the third.