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Maxwell with four points as the Hurricanes double up the Ice 4-2

Sunday, 09.30.2012 / 12:44 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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Maxwell with four points as the Hurricanes double up the Ice 4-2

CRANBROOK, B.C. - Russel Maxwell scored twice and set up two more as the Lethbridge Hurricanes defeated the host Kootenay Ice 4-2 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.

Daniel Johnston had a goal and an assist for the Hurricanes (2-2-0) while Jaimen Yakubowski added a single goal.

Jagger Dirk and Brock Montgomery scored for the Ice (1-3-0).

Ty Rimmer made 16 saves for the victory as Wyatt Hoflin stopped 25 shots in a losing effort.

Lethbridge found success with its power play as they went 3-for-7 while Kootenay went 1-for-2.

The two clubs combined for 90 minutes in penalties in the third period. Maxwell and Kootenay's Erik Benoit both earned game misconducts for being part of a second fight on the same stoppage of play.

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