PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - Adam Hughesman scored his 12th goal of the WHL season as the Tri-City Americans blanked the Prince George Cougars 1-0 on Friday at CN Centre.
It was the Cougars' fourth loss in a row and second consecutive game they've been held off the score sheet.
Drew Owsley made 31 saves against his former Tri-City teammates, keeping the Cougars in the game.
Americans rookie goaltender Eric Comrie earned the 16-save shutout.
The teams battle again Saturday in Prince George.