CALGARY - Jaedon Descheneau scored two goals — including the eventual winner — and added an assist as the Kootenay Ice edged the Calgary Hitmen 6-5 to extend their lead on the best-of-seven playoff series.
Calgary scored twice in the third period — off shots from Greg Chase and Adam Tambellini, his second of the game — to pull within one with less than two minutes to go. Elliott Peterson and Kenton Helgeson also scored, and Chase added two assists for a three-point night.
ROYALS 4 CHIEFS 2
SPOKANE, Wash. — Patrik Polivka made 32 saves as the Royals ended Spokane's playoff run in four straight games.
Tyson Helgesen had a goal and an assist for the Chiefs, and Connor Chartier rounded the Spokane offence.
Eric Williams shouldered the loss after stopping 17-of-21 shots.