Sizzling Kindopp leads Silvertips past Spokane, 4-3

The veteran forward scores two goals, including the game-winner, giving him four goals in two games

Herald staff

SPOKANE — Bryce Kindopp is on a roll.

The Everett forward scored a pair of goals for the second time is as many nights to lift the Silvertips to a 4-3 win over Spokane in Western Hockey League action Sunday.

Kindopp scored twice in Everett’s 3-2 win over Kamloops on Saturday. For the season, he has 12 points (seven goals and five assists) in five games.

Kindopp scored his first goal Sunday at the 5:15 mark of the first period to give Everett a 1-0 lead.

Spokane tied the game three minutes later on a power-play goal by Bear Hughes.

Everett’s Jacob Wright scored his first goal of the season in the second period, but a pair of goals by Spokane gave the Chiefs a 3-2 lead heading into the second intermission.

Everett tied the game 1:39 into the final period on Brendan Lee’s first goal of the season.

Kindopp then delivered the game winning at 3:53.

Everett goalteander Keegan Karki picked up his first victory of the season. He stopped 27 of the 30 shots he faced.

Silvertips 4, Chiefs 3

Everett 1 1 2—4

Spokane 1 2 0—3

1st Period—1, Everett, Kindopp 6 (Gut), 5:15. 2, Spokane, Hughes 2 (Russell, Finley), 8:36 (PP). Penalties-Kindopp Evt (tripping), 8:03; Butt Evt (checking to the head), 10:54; Fairbrother Evt (major-fighting), 19:10; McGrew Spo (major-fighting), 19:10.

2nd Period—3, Spokane, Beckman 2 (Král, Smith), 3:13 (PP). 4, Everett, Wright 1 (Gut, Kindopp), 14:24. 5, Spokane, Reller 1 (Atchison, Smith), 16:05. Penalties-Hendren Evt (boarding), 1:06; Gut Evt (tripping), 3:06; Russell Spo (hooking), 9:25; Russell Spo (holding), 16:41.

3rd Period—6, Everett, Lee 1 (Butt, Vitelli), 1:39. 7, Everett, Kindopp 7 (Gut, Fairbrother), 3:53 (PP). Penalties-Gabruch Spo (tripping), 2:25; Gurney Evt (slashing), 10:02.

Shots on Goal—Everett 8-9-8-25. Spokane 5-12-13-30.

Power Play Opportunities—Everett 1/3; Spokane 2/5.

Goalies—Everett, Karki 1-0-0-0 (30 shots-27 saves). Spokane, Arnold 1-1-1-0 (25 shots-21 saves).


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