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Tri-City Herald: Ams’ veterans lead the way in 4-0 victory

By Annie Fowler | Tri-City Herald

The Tri-City Americans needed a boost to get them going in the right direction, and Friday’s 4-0 win over the Kootenay Ice might just be the shot in the arm that puts them back on the winning track.

Brendan Shinnimin scored a pair of goals and Drew Owsley posted his second shutout of the season with 35 saves as the Americans beat Kootenay before a Thanksgiving holiday crowd of 4,455 at Toyota Center.

“This is the best full game I’ve played and the team has played,” Owsley said. “Coming in we needed a big game. They are ranked high –this was a measuring stick and we played a full 60 minutes.”

After a streak that saw the Americans drop five in a row, they now have a two-game win streak.

“From start to finish, our most complete game all year,” said Tri-City coach Jim Hiller. “I thought we had everyone on the same page. It was a good result against a good team — a physical team.”

Tri-City (14-9-1-1, 30 points) is second in the U.S. Division behind Portland. The Winterhawks, who dropped a 6-2 game to Chilliwack on Friday, will be at Toyota Center tonight.


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