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Ice win 12th straight despite undisciplined play, beat Hitmen 3-1

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The Kootenay Ice kept up their winning ways despite spending a troubling amount of time in the penalty box.

The Ice scored twice in the first period and held on for their 12th straight win, beating the Calgary Hitmen 3-1 in Western Hockey League action Sunday.

Max Reinhart and Jesse Ismond each had a goal and an assist for the Ice (28-15-3). Brock Montgomery added an insurance marker in the third period.

Brandon Kozun scored a short-handed goal in the third for the Hitmen (29-15-2), who went 0-for-7 on the power play and failed to score during a pair of two-man advantages.

Elsewhere in the WHL it was: Chilliwack 5 Red Deer 1; Moose Jaw 5 Edmonton 3; and Everett 4 Seattle 3 (OT).

At Calgary, Kootenay goaltender Todd Mathews stopped 30 shots, while Martin Jones made 27 saves.

Bruins 5 Rebels 1

At Chilliwack, B.C., Kevin Sundher had two goals and an assist as the Bruins beat Red Deer.

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Warriors 5 Oil Kings 3

At Moose Jaw, Sask., Spencer Edwards and Dylan McIlrath each scored twice and Moose Jaw beat the Oil Kings.

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Silvertips 4 Thunderbirds 3 (OT)

At Everett, Wash., Shane Harper scored a highlight-reel goal in overtime and the Silvertips extended their winning streak to nine games.

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