Post Game Report presented by McDonald’s| Wheat Kings blank ICE 5-0 in pre-season opener

Winnipeg, MB – Ty Thorpe scored two goals and Vincent Iorio collected three assists as the Brandon Wheat Kings blanked the Winnipeg ICE 5-0 in WHL pre-season action at Westoba Place on Friday night.

The game was the first of the pre-season for both clubs.

Wheat Kings goaltenders Ethan Kruger and Connor Ungar combined to make 35 saves in the victory.

Will Gurski blocked 23-of-27 in 40-minutes of work for the ICE, while Daniel Hauser stopped 6-of-7 in the third period.


ICE 0  Brandon 5

Below is a rundown of the score sheet:


First Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
1-0 PP Brandon 8:09 Ty Thorpe C. Daley, V. Iorio
2-0 PP Brandon 10:07 Connor Gutenberg V. Iorio, C. Daley


Second Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
3-0 PP Brandon 2:26 Ty Thorpe V. Iorio, C. Gutenberg
4-0 Brandon 16:51 Nolan Ritchie C. Reinhardt, N. Salame


Third Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
5-0 Brandon 12:29 Jonny Hooker N. Ritchie, C. Reinhardt


Special Teams

Team PP PK
Winnipeg 0/7 3/6
Brandon 3/6 7/7


Shots on Goal

Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Winnipeg 6 13 16 35
Brandon 18 9 7 34


The ICE will play its second pre-season game of 2019 against the Brandon Wheat Kings at Stride Place in Portage La Prairie on Saturday. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. CT.

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