Kennewick, Wash. – The Americans get back in the win column tonight as they scored five straight goals to overcome a four goal deficit and defeat the Kamloops Blazers.
Kamloops scored four first period goals to take a dominate 4-0 lead into the first intermission.
The Americans started the second period with a 5-on-3 man advantage. Parker Bell put the Ams on the board with a goal just after the first penalty expired. The 2022 NHL Draft prospect scored top-shelf with a wrist shot from the high slot area.
Three minutes later Jake Sloan cut into the Blazer’s lead as he tossed the puck toward the net from the left corner and it deflected off a Blazers player into the net.
Sam Huo netted Tri-City’s third goal 7:57 into the final period with a shot from the high slot. He followed at 16:28 with the game-tying goal, scored from the low right circle off a give-and-go pass from Parker Bell.
Less than a minute later Sloan scored tonight’s game-winner off a corner feed from Deagan McMillan.
Tyson Greenway, Parker Bell, and Deagan McMillan each had two assists tonight.
Final: 5-4 TC
Shots: 36-30 KAM
The Americans will play in Portland tomorrow and then Everett on Sunday.