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Pearce and Reinhart combine to lead Ice in 3-2 win over Red Deer Rebels

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CRANBROOK, B.C. - Kootenay Ice forwards Elgin Pearce and Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist each in a 3-2 win over the Red Deer Rebels in WHL action on Wednesday night.

Joe Antilla was on their line and had two assists, while Jon Martin also scored for the Ice (10-3-2).

Mason Burr and Dalton Siwak replied for the Rebels? (8-4-0).

Kootenay opened the scoring as Reinhart was alone in front of the goalie and scored on the backhand on his own rebound.

Three minutes later the Ice made it 2-0 as Reinhart and Antilla won a battle for the puck in the corner a fed Pearce in the low slot who scored with a quick wrist shot on the glove side.

In the second period Martin scored his first career goal as he received a pass from Jesse Ismond from the top of the circle and redirected it behind the goalie.

Three minutes later Burr scored his first career goal as he put in a Mathew Dumba rebound near the crease.

In the third period on a delayed penalty the Rebels got within a goal as Mathew Dumba fed Siwak in the low circle and had an open net for the goal.

Rebels pulled the goalie with 1:30 and had their best chance with five seconds left in the game. Dumba had an open net from 25 feet away but couldn't score the equalizer.

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