PORTLAND, Ore. - Nicolas Petan scored twice in the third period as the Portland Winterhawks came from behind to beat the visiting Kootenay Ice 4-2 on Friday afternoon in Western Hockey League action.
Paul Bittner scored in the first period for Portland (19-4-1), which won for the 15th time in its last 16 outings.
Levi Cable and Kyle O'Connor scored second-period goals for the Ice (7-13-1), who sit last in the Central Division.
Mac Carruth made 20 saves for the win as Wyatt Hoflin stopped 45-of-48 shots in a losing cause.
Portland went 1-for-5 on the power play, while Kootenay finished 0-for-1.
With Portland trailing 2-1, Petan scored his 14th goal of the season at the 11:37 mark of the third period to even the score. Then, Petan put the Winterhawks ahead with a power-play goal with 2:26 remaining in regulation.