N.A. Juniors Game Night: 2/13

BCHL
Merritt Centennials 2 @ Victoria Grizzlies 6
W Justin Courtnall, VIC: 0-1-1, 2 PIM (matching delay-of-game penalty)

Victoria sits in 5th in the Coastal Conference standings, 3 points behind Burnaby with a game in hand, and 4 points ahead of Cowichan.

WHL
Seattle Thunderbirds 2 @ Tri-City Americans 5
G Riku Helenius, SEA: Loss, stopped 32 of 37 shots

In a battle between the WHL’s two top save percentage leaders, Americans goaltender Chet Pickard got the better of Helenius, stopping 25 of 27 for the win. Tri-City got out to a quick 4-0 lead, including a shorthanded penalty-shot goal, and never looked back. Helenius fell to 4th in the WHL in save percentage after the game, .02 points behind Pickard, who also leads the league in wins (37).

Chilliwack Bruins 4 @ Prince George Cougars 2
C/W Dana Tyrell, PG: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM

The Cougars have lost 6 straight.