Game 14 vs. Prince Albert
Kootenay jumped out to a 3-0 lead thanks to goals from Ben Maxwell (SH), Arnuad Jacquemet and Chad Greenan (PP)
Brady Leavold (PP) responded midway through the third period, however, it would not be enough as the Ice skated away with a 3-1 victory
The Broncos, despite the loss, managed to outshoot Kootenay 33-25 in the contest
Kyle Moir made 22 saves on 25 Kootenay shots while Kris Lazaruk played solid in goal for Kootenay, stopping 32 of 33 Broncos shots
The Broncos power play struggled on Friday night, scoring just once on 12 opportunities while the Ice also scored once on 7 power play chances.
NUMBERS: The Broncos have a 2 way tie for first place in team scoring as Kyle Bortis (4G; 4A) and Michael Wilson (0G; 8A) each have 8 points through 12 games
Kyle Bortis, Daniel Rakos, and Jeremy Schenderling all share the team lead with 4 goals while Wilson’s 8 assists are tops on the squad
Levi Nelson leads the team with 30 penalty minutes
Michael Wilson‘s 4 game point streak came to an end last night
Ryan Molle is a team best +3 while Dane Crowley’s 4 is worst on the Broncos roster
Kyle Moir continues to lead the way for the Broncos in goal
Moir is 3rd in the WHL with a .931 save percentage and a 2.35 goals against average while Travis Yonkman is 4th with a .926 save percentage and a 2.16 goals against average
As a team, the Broncos have not lost a game when leading after 2 periods of a play, nor have they won a game when trailing after 2 periods of play
The Broncos are 4-1-0-0 in 1 goal games this season.
SPECIAL TEAMS: The teams power play percentage of 11.4 % (13 goals on 114 attempts) is 19th in the league and has been steadily climbing over the teams last handful of games
Daniel Rakos leads the team in power play goals with 4
Michael Wilson leads the team with 8 power play assists
The Broncos have successfully killed 109 of 123 power plays against and are operating at an 88.6% success rate, good for 3rd in the WHL
The Broncos have allowed 3 shorthanded goals against while they have scored 1 shorthanded goal.
WHO’S HOT: Michael Wilson, during his 4 game point streak, had recorded 5 assists in that time
Kyle Bortis has been finding his scoring touch lately, recording 3 goals and 3 assists in his last 5 games, propelling him to the team lead in scoring
Daniel Rakos also has 5 points (3G; 2A) in his last 5 games.
rROSTER: The Broncos enter tonight’s action with a 24-man roster that includes 14 forwards, 8 defenseman, and 2 goaltenders
The team has 3 20 year old players, 5 19 year old players, 8 18 year old players, 6 17 year old players, and 2 16 year old players
By location, the Broncos have 5 Saskatchewan born players, 8 Alberta born players, 6 British Columbia born players, 3 Manitoba born players, and 2 Czech Republic players.