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Chiefs use third-period surge to win Game 1 at Everett 6-3

UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 10:31 p.m.

Spokane’s Noah King takes the puck from Everett’s Martin Fasko-Rudas during Saturday’s Western Hockey League second-round playoff game  in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / Everett Herald)
Spokane’s Noah King takes the puck from Everett’s Martin Fasko-Rudas during Saturday’s Western Hockey League second-round playoff game in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / Everett Herald)
From staff reports

EVERETT – Ethan McIndoe scored two goals and added an assist, and the Spokane Chiefs used a four-goal third period to pull away and defeat the Everett Silvertips 6-3 in Game 1 of the second round of the Western Hockey League playoffs.

McIndoe opened the scoring 2 minutes, 1 second into the first period when he chipped a shot over Silvertips goalie Dustin Wolf.

Everett twice tied the game before Luke Toporowski fired in a shot 39 seconds into the third to make it 3-2.

Riley Woods added the eventual winner midway through the third on the Chiefs’ only power play. Spokane is 7 for 12 on the power play in the playoffs.

McIndoe added an insurance goal on a wraparound before Luc Smith scored on an empty net.

Woods has a point in all six of Spokane’s playoff games. Toporowski has scored in four straight.

Eli Zummack added a goal and two assists for the Chiefs. Bailey Brkin made 29 saves.

Jackson Berezowski scored twice for Everett.

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