Silvertips wrap road trip East with win over Raiders

Everett beats Prince Albert 4-2 for its third consecutive win.

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PRINCE ALBERT, Saskatchewan — Caden Zaplinty and Olen Zellweger both scored twice as the Everett Silvertips beat the Prince Albert Raiders 4-2 on Saturday night for their third straight win.

After Zellweger opened the scoring just 1 minute, 46 seconds into the game, Zaplinty added both of his goals in the first period as the Silvertips raced out to a 3-0 lead.

Evan Herman scored in the second and Keaton Sorensen scored early in the third as the Raiders cut the deficit to 3-2.

Zellweger added a late empty-netter for the final tally of the game.

Tim Metzger started in goal for Everett (11-5-0-0) and stopped 18 of 20 shots as the Silvertips finished their road trip through the Eastern Conference with a 4-2 record.

Tikhon Chaika made 38 saves on 41 shots for Prince Albert (4-11-2-0).

Silvertips 4, Raiders 2

Everett 3 0 1 — 4

Prince Albert 0 1 1 — 2

1st Period-1, Everett, Zellweger 7 (Shtrom, Gibson), 1:46 (PP). 2, Everett, Zaplitny 2 (Hofer), 2:35. 3, Everett, Zaplitny 3 (Hofer, Heslop), 6:52. Penalties-Boucher Pa (tripping), 0:23; Goldsmith Pa (boarding), 11:10.

2nd Period-4, Prince Albert, Herman 2 (Christensen), 15:06 (PP). Penalties-Jamieson Evt (charging), 2:54; grouette13@gmail.com Evt (charging), 8:31; Petruk Evt (inter. on goaltender), 13:41.

3rd Period-5, Prince Albert, Sorensen 7 (Kosior, Stanick), 3:09. 6, Everett, Zellweger 8 19:53 (PP EN). Penalties-Hofer Evt (roughing), 10:55; Pakkala Pa (high sticking), 10:55; Carson Latimer Pa (roughing), 16:03; Carson Latimer Pa (ineligible player ), 18:07.

Shots on Goal-Everett 18-12-12-42. Prince Albert 7-3-10-20.

Power Play Opportunities-Everett 2 / 4; Prince Albert 1 / 3.

Goalies-Everett, Metzger 2-1-0-0 (20 shots-18 saves). Prince Albert, Chaika 3-9-0-0 (41 shots-38 saves).

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