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Helewka supplies offence as the Chiefs edge the Thunderbirds 2-1

Saturday, 10.20.2012 / 1:14 AM / News

The Canadian Press

SPOKANE, Wash. - Adam Helewka scored both of his club's goals, earning the game's first star, as the Spokane Chiefs edged the visiting Seattle Thunderbirds 2-1 on Friday in Western Hockey League play.

Brandon Troock scored the lone goal for the Seattle.

Chiefs' (7-3-0) goaltender Eric Williams stopped 14 shots for the win as the Thunderbirds' (5-4-0) Justin Myles stopped 34-of-36 shots in a losing effort.

Myles picked up the game's second star with his performance.

Spokane went 0-for-2 on the power play while Seattle scored once on three chances with the man advantage.

It means a lot to us, we're very excited. We're looking to continue to build on [our] top core talent of young players. It's just a great opportunity for us to really build high.

— Panthers vice president of hockey operations Travis Viola after Florida won the No. 1 pick in the NHL Draft Lottery