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Rookie netminder Ty Edmonds made 31 saves for his first WHL shutout as the Prince George Cougars (3-3) blanked the visiting Victoria Royals 2-0 Tuesday night.
Zach Pochiro and Klarc Wilson scored first period goals, giving the Cougars their 2nd win in a row.
Both clubs were unable to score with the man advantage as Victoria was 0/6 and Prince George 0/5.
Coleman Vollrath made 25 saves in the defeat as the Royals outshot the Cougars 31-27 overall.
Ben Walker fought Pochiro in the second period, while his brother Jack hit a post in the middle frame.
The Royals who fall to 2-4, will look to earn the split Wednesday night.
- Marlon Martens
Victoria Royals 0 at Prince George Cougars 2 - Status: End of Game
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - CN Centre - Prince George, BC
Victoria 0 0 0 - 0
Prince George 2 0 0 - 2
1, Prince George, Pochiro 1 (Carvalho), 1:07.
2, Prince George, Wilson 4 (Bourke, Forsberg), 18:42.
Penalties-Pochiro P.g (tripping), 8:28; McNulty P.g (cross checking), 11:18; Kanzig Vic (high sticking), 11:46; Tkatch P.g (high sticking), 19:49.
Penalties-Fisher Vic (roughing), 7:31; Fransoo Vic (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 7:31; Bobos P.g (roughing), 7:31; Bolduc P.g (tripping), 10:51; Walker Vic (major-fighting), 14:56; Pochiro P.g (major-fighting), 14:56; Gagnon Vic (cross checking), 15:57; Kanzig Vic (roughing), 16:33; Nagy Vic (roughing), 16:33; Olson P.g (roughing), 16:33; Witala P.g (tripping), 19:34.
Penalties-Kosterman P.g (hooking), 9:51; Walker Vic (cross checking), 11:32.
Shots on Goal-
Prince George 8-13-6-27.
Power Play Opportunities-
Victoria 0 / 6;
Prince George 0 / 5.
Victoria, Vollrath 1-0-0-0 (27 shots-25 saves).
Prince George, Edmonds 2-0-0-0 (31 shots-31 saves).
Referees-Brett Iverson (24), Nick Swaine (35).
Linesmen-Richie Rogers (101), Brendon Creyke (131).