Skip to main content

Headlines

Max Reinhart's hat trick helps Ice defeat Blades 6-1 in WHL action

NHL.com @NHL

SASKATOON - Max Reinhart had a hat trick Wednesday as the Kootenay Ice toppled the Saskatoon Blades 6-1 in Western Hockey League play.

Brock Montgomery, Erik Benoit and Jonathan Martin also scored for Kootenay (19-5-3), while Sam Reinhart picked up four assists.

Ice goaltender Nathan Lieuwen made 20 saves for the win.

Jake Trask had the lone goal for Saskatoon (18-9-1).

Blades goaltender Andrey Markov allowed four goals on 22 shots before getting replaced by Adam Todd after Max Reinhart's hat-trick goal to make it 4-1 at 6:29 of the third.

Benoit made it 5-1 at 8:46 and Martin added to Saskatoon's misery with a sixth goal with two minutes to go in regulation.

Martin scooped up a rebound off a hard shot from Sam Reinhart and buried it past Todd, who finished with five saves.

Kootenay finished the night 0-for-3 on the power play, while Saskatoon wound up 0-for-5.

View More

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.