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Eric Williams stops 33 shots for Spokane in 5-0 shutout against Kelowna

Thursday, 02.07.2013 / 2:04 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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Eric Williams stops 33 shots for Spokane in 5-0 shutout against Kelowna

SPOKANE, Wash. - Eric Williams made 33 saves to help the Spokane Chiefs shut out the Kelowna Rockets 5-0 in Western Hockey League play Wednesday.

Brenden Kichton, Mike Aviani, Mitch Holmberg, Riley Whittingham and Todd Fiddler each scored for the Chiefs (31-20-2).

Jordon Cooke was pulled from the Rockets' (40-11-4) net after allowing three goals on 16 shots.

He was replaced by Jackson Whistle, who stopped 20-of-22 shots.

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