Warriors cap road trip in style
Tribe take 9-1 win in Medicine Hat to conclude seven-game western swing, finish 4-3 overall
get rewarded on the scoresheet, but he’s not there to score all the time, he’s there to work hard and create opportunities for other guys, but at the same time he can score as well.”
Gregor moved back up to the top line alongside captain Brett Howden and Jayden Halbgewachs, and as the final score would indicate, the old chemistry was most certainly there.
Halbgewachs had a goal and two assists, Gregor an assist and Howden two goals and a helper — a performance that contributed to Howden being named the Western Hockey League’s Player of the Week on Monday.
Oleg Sosunov had the Warriors’ other goal and an assist and finished the contest an impressive plus-six.
Brody Willms turned aside 34 shots to secure the victory, improving his goals against average to 2.77 and moving into fifth among WHL goaltenders.
The Warriors improved to 11-41-0 and currently sit second overall in the WHL, three points back of the first-place Victoria Royals. They have a full week off to recover from the trip and are back in action Thursday when they host the Prince Albert Raiders at 7 p.m. at Mosaic Place.
“We’ve had a good trip, we’ll give them a couple of days off and we’ll relax and do some more team building at home now and get right back at it on Thursday,” Hunter said.