Sault Ste. Marie North Stars 1 - Saskatoon Contacts 1

GOALTENDERS SHINE AS NORTH STARS AND CONTACTS SETTLE FOR DRAW

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Brian Kment made 32 saves and Rylan Parenteau answered with 35 stops of his own as the Sault Ste. Marie North Stars and Saskatoon Contacts skated to a 1-1 tie at the 2013 TELUS Cup on Thursday night.

The draw leaves Sault Ste. Marie (2-1-1) and Saskatoon (1-1-2) in a five-way battle for four semifinal spots heading into the final day of preliminary round action on Friday.

Matt Pinder scored the lone goal for the North Stars, his tournament-leading sixth midway through the first period, but that would be the only puck to beat Parenteau, who made at least 10 saves in each period, including a baker’s dozen in the third when the hosts held a 13-11 advantage.

Kolten Olynek replied just past the midway point of the second period for the Contacts, who played to a tie for the second day in a row, although Wednesday’s 5-5 draw against Red Deer was much more of an offensive showcase.

Kment, who made 47 saves in his only other start of the tournament, a 4-3 victory over the Red Deer Chiefs on Tuesday night, was at his busiest in the first period, when he faced 14 Saskatoon shots.

Overall, Sault Ste. Marie held a 36-33 advantage in shots on goal.

The North Stars wrap up the preliminary round on Friday night against the Rousseau Royal de Laval-Montréal (4:30 p.m. ET), while the Contacts close against the winless Valley Wildcats in the afternoon (1 p.m. ET).

Game Information/Renseignements sur le match
Game #/No. de match 12 Round/Ronde Preliminary
Arena/Aréna Essar Centre
Location/Lieu Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
Date Thurs. Apr. 25, 2013
Time/Heure 7:30 p.m. ET

 

Box Score/Compte 1 2 3 Total
HST
1 0 0 1
WST
0 1 0 1

 

Goals & Penalties/Buts et pénalités
First Period/Première période
Goals/Buts :
10:45 HST Matt Pinder (Jaren Bellini)
           
Penalties/Pénaltés :
05:43 HST Jack MacLeod (Slashing/Coup de bâton)
12:46 HST Nathan Hebert (Kneeing/Donner du genou)         
Second Period/Deuxième période
Goals/Buts :
10:12 WST Kolten Olynek (Vukie Mpofu, Rodney Southam)

Penalties/Pénaltés :
01:21 WST Joshua Bergen (Hooking/Accrocher)
12:05 WST Wyatt Sloboshan (Tripping/Faire trébucher)
16:51 WST Vukie Mpofu (Hooking/Accrocher)
Third Period/Troisième période
Goals/Buts :
None/Aucune

Penalties/Pénaltés :
01:06 WST Vukie Mpofu (Check to the Head/Mise en échec à la tête)
04:53 HST Matthew Mitchell (Interference/Obstruction)
06:32 WST Terrell Draude (Check from Behind/Mise en échec par-derrière)
06:32 WST Terrell Draude (Misconduct/Inconduite)

 

Goaltenders/Gardiens de but
HST  Brian Kment
WST  Rylan Parenteau

 

Shots on Goal/Tirs au but 1 2 3 Total
HST 13 10 13 36
WST 14 8 11 33

 

Players of the Game/Joueurs du match
HST Brian Kment
WST Rylan Parenteau
Scoreboard
Friday, April 26, 2013
09:30 a.m. ET
PAC 2 – CEN 2
Preliminary
1:00 p.m. ET
ATL 1 – WST 9
Preliminary
4:30 p.m. ET QUE 9 – HST 2
Preliminary
Saturday, April 27, 2013
2:00 p.m. ET
WST 1 - PAC 5
Semifinal
6:00 p.m. ET
QUE 1 - CEN 4
Semifinal
Sunday, April 28, 2013
11:00 a.m. ET
WST 2 - QUE 3
Bronze
3:00 p.m. ET
CEN 0 - PAC 5
Gold



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