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Tyler Ennis scores two third-period goals as Tigers edge Thunderbirds

Wednesday, 01.28.2009 / 1:35 AM / News

The Canadian Press

KENT, Wash. - Tyler Ennis had two third-period goals and an assist as the Medicine Hat Tigers beat the Seattle Thunderbirds in Western Hockey League action Tuesday.

Colton Grant, Sean Ringrose and Bretton Cameron also scored for the Tigers (28-17-3-3). Jeremy Boyer, Thomas Hickey, Sena Acolatse and Luke Lockhart replied for Seattle (21-24-1-3).

Ryan Holfeld stopped 32 of 36 shots for Medicine Hat.

Seattle goalie Jacob DeSerres made 16 saves on 21 shots.

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