CRANBROOK, B.C. - Kootenay Ice forward Max Reinhart scored in overtime in a 4-3 win over the Prince Albert Raiders in Western Hockey League action on Tuesday night.
Dominik Pacovsky had the puck at the Ice blue-line and lifted a pass 40 feet into the air over three Raider defenders to send Reinhart in on a breakaway for the winning goal.
The Ice opened the scoring 33 seconds into the game as Kevin King stepped in a shot from the top of the circle and it went in top corner on the glove side of Raiders goaltender Garrett Zemlak.
The Raiders quickly tied the game as Brendon Wall stole the puck behind the Ice net and fed a wide open Sean Aschim, who scored on a slap shot high on the glove side of Todd Mathews.
The Raiders took a 2-1 lead in the second period as Igor Revenko scored on a redirection after receiving a pass from Ryan Harrison.
Prince Albert made it 3-1 as Nathan Deck's high point shot deflected in off the stick of Revenko.
The Ice came back within a goal late in the second period as defenceman Hayden Rintoul jumped around a fallen Raider to get to the slot and then fed a wide open Dustin Sylvester at the bottom of the circle.
The Ice tied the game 3-3 on a 2-on-1 break as Reinhart fed Matt Fraser near the crease, and Fraser scored on a redirection.
Mathews made 30 saves for the Ice (11-12-1) while Zemlak stopped 31 shots for the Raiders (11-11-3).