— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) October 25, 2017
D Taylor Aronson (Portland, 2009-11) has signed a one-year extension with the Nuremberg Ice Tigers (Germany, DEL). He has three goals and seven assists in 15 games. . . .
F Taylor Stefishen (Prince George, 2010-11) has been released by the Edinburgh Capitals (Scotland, UK Elite). He had one assist in four games.
If you are a collector of sports memorabilia, you may be interested in knowing that there are a few rings from the late Ed Chynoweth’s collection available right here through Classic Auctions. Included are 13 lots featuring Canada Cup, World Junior and Memorial Cup rings. According to the website, the Chynoweth family is selling off the rings.
The Prince George Cougars got their roster down to 26 players on Wednesday by dropping F Reid Perepeluk, 17. He will be joining the BCHL’s Prince George Spruce Kings. . . . A sixth-round selection in the 2015 WHL bantam draft, Perepeluk was pointless in four games with the Cougars. . . . From Yorkton, Sask., Perepeluk had nine goals and 27 assists last season with the major midget Cariboo Cougars, who play out of Prince George. . . . The Cougars are carrying three goaltenders, seven defencemen and 15 forwards.
The BCHL’s Salmon Arm Silverbacks have acquired G Kyle Dumba, 19, from the AJHL’s Sherwood Park Crusaders in exchange for future considerations. Dumba, a WHL veteran, started this season with the Kamloops Blazers. After being released, he was added by the Everett Silvertips, who later let him go. . . . Dumba is expected to debut with the Silverbacks this weekend as they play three games in fewer than 48 hours — in Surrey, Cowichan and Victoria.
Meanwhile, F Arthur Miller, who lost out in the 20-year-old game with the Swift Current Broncos, has had his rights dealt by the MJHL’s Steinbach Pistons to the SJHL’s Estevan Bruins. Miller, from Regina, had nine goals and 15 assists in 107 games with the Broncos.
F Chase Stevenson, 18, has committed to the U of New Hampshire where he will play for the Wildcats in 2019-20. Stevenson, from West Kelowna, B.C., was a 10th-round selection by the Red Deer Rebels in the WHL’s 2014 bantam draft. . . . Last season, he had 10 goals and 10 assists in 33 games with the BCHL’s West Kelowna Warriors. This season, he has three goals and five assists in 16 games.
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Weird seeing so many empty seats in Medicine Hat. What happened?
— SpokaneChiefsFanPage (@gochiefsgoblog) October 26, 2017
At Medicine Hat, F Josh Williams scored twice to help the Tigers to a 7-4 victory over the Spokane Chiefs. . . . The Tigers (8-4-0) have won two in a row. . . . The Chiefs (8-6-1) had points in each of their four previous games (3-0-1). . . . Interestingly, F Zach Fischer of the Chiefs and F Hayden Ostir of the Tigers, who were involved in the same trade last week, both scored in what was their first game against their former clubs. . . . Fischer (3) tied the score, 2-2, at 10:58 of the second period with his second goal for the Chiefs. . . . Ostir (4) broke the tie with a PP goal at 12:29. That was his first with the Tigers. . . . Williams had opened the scoring at 15:05 of the first period. . . . Spokane F Riley Woods (8) tied it at 3:43 of the second period. . . . Medicine Hat D David Quenneville gave his guys the lead again at 7:14. . . . Fischer and Ostir followed with their goals. . . . The Tigers gained a 4-2 lead as F Tyler Preziuso (4) scored at 13:24 of the second. . . . Spokane D Nolan Reid (6), on a PP, got the deficit to one at 15:13. Last season, Reid totalled one goal in 64 games split between the Saskatoon Blades (34) and Spokane. . . . However, the Tigers opened the third period with three goals — Williams (4), on a PP, at 4:49; F Ryan Chyzowski, at 7:41; and F James Hamblin (3), at 8:23. . . . The Chiefs got the game’s last goal, from F Hudson Elynuik (8), at 12:26. . . . Chyzowski also had two assists. He has 11 points, including six goals, in 12 games. Last season, as a freshman, he finished with five goals and seven assists in 52 games. . . . F Gary Haden and F Mark Rassell each had two assists for the Tigers, with Ostir and Hamblin getting one each. . . . Elynuik added two assists to his goal, with Reid and Woods adding one each. . . . Medicine Hat was 2-5 on the PP; Spokane was 1-4. . . . G Jordan Hollett recorded the victory with 36 saves. . . . Spokane starter Dawson Weatherill surrendered four goals on 17 shots in 33:24. Donovan Buskey finished up, stopping 14 of 17 shots in 26:35. . . . The Tigers continue to play without F Max Gerlach. He hasn’t seen game action since Oct. 7 when he took a stick to the face and suffered some serious dental damage. However, he is expected to practise today (Thursday) and may play Friday against the visiting Moose Jaw Warriors. . . . Announced attendance: 3,106.
At Prince Albert, D Max Martin broke a 3-3 tie at 10:43 of the third period as the Raiders beat the Victoria Royals, 4-3. . . . Prince Albert (5-4-3) has points in four straight (2-0-2). . . . The Royals are 10-4-1. . . . This was the fourth meeting between these teams since the Royals moved from Chilliwack to Victoria over the summer of 2011. This was the Raiders’ first victory in the series. . . . Martin’s third goal of the season came just 56 seconds after F Tyler Soy (7) had pulled the visitors into a 3-3 tie. . . . F Regan Nagy, who had scored three times in a 7-2 victory over the Blades in Saskatoon on Tuesday, gave Victoria a 1-0 lead at 3:04 of the second period. He’s got 14 goals in his past 11 games. . . . F Jordy Stallard (8) tied it at 3:54. . . . The Royals took a 2-1 lead when F Igor Martynov (5) scored at 11:47. . . . The Raiders erased the deficit on third-period goals from F Cole Fonstad (6), at 3:34, and F Devon Skoleski (4), shorthanded, at 7:07. . . . Martin, Stallard and Skoleski each had an assist for Prince Albert. . . . F Matthew Phillips drew an assist on the Royals’ third goal to run his point streak to a franchise-record 15 games. The previous record was set by F Mark Santorelli with the 2006-07 Chilliwack Bruins. Remember them? . . . Phillips has 12 goals and 18 assists over those 15 games. . . . Each team was 0-2 on the PP. . . . G Ian Scott stopped 20 shots to earn the victory over Dean McNabb, who made 33 saves. . . . The Royals concluded a seven-game road swing with this one. They finished 3-4-0 on the trip. From a Victoria news release: “The club has traveled 4,336 kilometres over two weeks, and now will make the 1,787-kilometre drive back to Victoria.” . . . Prince Albert D Brayden Pachal had one assist in his first game against his former team. The Royals dealt him to the Raiders on Jan. 9. . . . Marc Habscheid, the Raiders’ head coach, spent three seasons (2009-12) as the GM/head coach of the Chilliwack/Victoria franchises. . . . Announced attendance: 1,842.
At Lethbridge, G Stuart Skinner stopped 36 shots to lead the Hurricanes to a 2-0 victory over the Regina Pats. . . . Lethbridge (6-5-0) has won two in a row. . . . The Pats now are 8-6-1. . . . Skinner has one shutout this season and seven in his career. He has at least one shutout in four straight seasons. . . . F Dylan Cozens (7) scored the game’s first goal, at 16:34 of the second period. . . . F Ryan Vandervlis (2) ended the scoring at 12:13 of the third period. . . . F Jordy Bellerive assisted on both goals. . . . Each team was 0-1 on the PP. . . . Regina G Tyler Brown stopped 22 shots. . . . D Tate Olson, 20, made his debut with the Hurricanes. With Olson healthy, the Hurricanes have four 20s on their roster, the others being D Brennan Riddle, F Giorgio Estephan and F Jack Flaman. Flaman was scratched last night. . . . Olson was acquired from the Prince George Cougars on Sept. 27 for a third-round pick in the 2018 WHL bantam draft. He had off-season shoulder surgery and had to sit until last night. . . . Announced attendance: 3,043.
At Kennewick, Wash., F Jordan Topping scored two goals and added two assists, and D Dylan Coghlan drew four assists, leading the Tri-City Americans to an 8-4 victory over the Moose Jaw Warriors. . . . The Americans (9-4-0) have won six straight games. . . . The Warriors (10-4-0) had won their previous three games. . . . Moose Jaw F Brett Howden (7) scored 54 seconds into the third period, leaving Tri-City with a 4-3 lead. . . . The Americans then scored four times in 5:45 to put it away. . . . F Isaac Johnson gave the Americans a 1-0 lead with the only goal of the first period, at 5:37. . . . D Oleg Sosunov, the Russian freshman, pulled the Warriors even with his fifth goal, at 5:44 of the second period. . . . Topping, at 8:41, and F Parker AuCoin (4), at 9:39, gave the home team a 3-1 lead. . . . F Justin Almeida (8) scored for Moose Jaw at 11:05, but F Riley Sawchuk (1) got it back for the Americans just 41 seconds later. . . . Howden’s goal came next. . . . TripCity put it away on goals from F Morgan Geekie (4), F Michael Rasmussen (6), Topping (11) and F Sasha Mutala (2). . . . D Jett Woo (6) scored Moose Jaw’s final goal. . . . The Americans got two assists from each of D Juuso Valimaki and Geekie, with Mutala getting one. . . . F Brayden Burke had two assists for the Warriors, while Woo had one. . . . Tri-City was 2-6 on the PP; Moose Jaw was 1-3. . . . G Beck Warm stopped 32 shots for the Americans, three more than Moose Jaw’s Brody Willms. . . . The Warriors were without F Noah Gregor (undisclosed injury) for a second straight game. . . . Announced attendance: 2,327.
No Games Scheduled.
FRIDAY (all times local):
Seattle vs. Kootenay, at Cranbrook, B.C., 7 p.m.
Spokane at Red Deer, 7 p.m.
Brandon at Prince Albert, 7 p.m.
Calgary at Lethbridge, 7 p.m.
Saskatoon at Swift Current, 7 p.m.
Moose Jaw at Medicine Hat, 7:30 p.m.
Everett at Kamloops, 7 p.m.
Tri-City at Kelowna, 7:05 p.m.
Prince George vs. Vancouver, at Langley, B.C., 7:30 p.m.
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