SHARE

Pufahl with a goal and an assist as the Blades beat the Warriors

Friday, 01.18.2013 / 11:44 PM / News

The Canadian Press

Share with your Friends


Pufahl with a goal and an assist as the Blades beat the Warriors

SASKATOON - Matthew Pufahl had a goal and an assist as the Saskatoon Blades edged the visiting Moose Jaw Warriors 5-4 on Friday in Western Hockey League play.

Erik Benoit, Brenden Walker, Nathan Burns and Lukas Sutter also scored for the Blades (22-20-2), who won for the first time in four games.

Sam Fioretti had two goals and two assists for the Warriors (14-24-8), who are winless in eight games, and Travis Brown and Spencer Morse each scored once.

Andrey Makarov turned away 27-of-31 shots for the win as Daniel Wapple made 36 saves in defeat.

Saskatoon went 1 for 4 on the power play while Moose Jaw scored once on seven chances with the man advantage.

Quote of the Day

I'll be happy, believe me, if we win our last playoff game. Not taking anything away, but we've had a fairly good lead for a while now. It would be more surprising if we didn't get the division. Business as usual.

— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau after clinching their third straight Pacific Division title