Ethan Bear and the Seattle Thunderbirds went up 2-0 in their Western Conference Final series against Kelowna, courtesy of a 3-2 win Saturday night.
Bear, a fifth-round pick in 2015, finished the game with an assist to give him a total of 11 points in 11 games this post-season (3-8-11). The defenceman has recorded at least a point in five of his last six games.
Seattle heads home to host Kelowna for Game 3 on Tuesday.
In the QMJHL, Oilers prospect Keven Bouchard recorded the win in Game 2 of his series. The Moncton Wildcats goaltender stopped 17 shots in a 5-4 win over Rouyn-Noranda. The bounce-back game for Moncton tied the series at 1-1.
Game 3 is Tuesday in Moncton.