MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Mackenzie Skapski made 42 saves and Brock Montgomery's power-play goal at 4:07 of the first period held up as the Kootenay Ice beat the Medicine Hat Tigers 2-0 Wednesday in Western Hockey League action.
Levi Cable added an empty net goal at 19:49 of the third.
Skapski turned aside a pair of first-period breakaway attempts, and was solid down the stretch as the Ice (32-29-2) inched closer to a playoff spot.
They are currently eighth in the WHL's Eastern Conference.
Cam Lanigan made 38 saves for Medicine Hat (33-29-3), which remained sixth in the conference.