KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The Everett Silvertips enjoyed a perfect weekend.
Playing their third road game in three nights, the Silvertips defeated the Kamloops Blazers 5-2 Sunday, giving Everett victories in all three contests.
Jalen Price, Jake Christiansen, Connor Dewar, Jackson Berezowski and Wyatte Wylie scored goals for Everett, which continued its recent offensive hot streak. In their three weekend games, the Silvertips outscored their opponents 16-4.
Sunday’s game was tied 2-2 going into the final period. Dewar scored what proved to be the game-winner at 4:59 of the third period. It was his team-leading 15th goal of the season.
Berezowski gave Everett a two-goal lead when he scored his fourth of the season at 14:31.
Wylie added an empty-netter at 18:07 to cap Everett’s fourth straight win.
Max Palaga earned the win in goal. Palaga, who was acquired in a trade with Kamloops on Oct. 29, stopped 26 of the 28 shots he faced from his former team.
Luc Smith and Nolan Kneen scored for Kamloops.
The three weekend victories helped Everett extend its lead in the Western Hockey League’s U.S, Division to three points over second-place Portland.
Everett and Portland play each other Wednesday night at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. The faceoff is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
Silvertips 5, Blazers 2
Everett 1 1 3—5
Kamloops 0 2 0—2
1st Period—1, Everett, Price 2 (Goncalves, Mitchell), 14:39. Penalties-Richards Evt (interference), 10:29.
2nd Period—2, Kamloops, Smith 5 (Franklin), 1:17. 3, Everett, Christiansen 5 (Berezowski, Price), 5:57. 4, Kamloops, Kneen 3 (Mohr), 14:48 (SH). Penalties-Dewar Evt (interference), 2:34; Sopotyk Kam (high sticking, high sticking), 11:35; Butt Evt (interference), 19:05.
3rd Period—5, Everett, Dewar 15 4:59. 6, Everett, Berezowski 4 (Kindopp, Dewar), 14:31. 7, Everett, Wylie 4 18:07 (EN). Penalties-Sutter Evt (tripping), 5:11; Pillar Kam (tripping), 14:56.
Shots on Goal—Everett 11-9-13-33. Kamloops 8-10-10-28.
Power Play Opportunities—Everett 0/2; Kamloops 0/4.
Goalies—Everett, Palaga 1-0-0-0 (28 shots-26 saves). Kamloops, Ferguson 5-7-1-0 (17 shots-15 saves); Ramsay 0-1-0-0 (15 shots-13 saves).
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