April 23, 2014 10:33 am

Okanagan and Moose Jaw skate to 3-3 draw at Telus Cup

Tanner Wishnowski scored twice and set up one more as the Okanagan Rockets skated to a 3-3 draw against the Moose Jaw Generals on Tuesday at the Telus Cup

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MOOSE JAW, Sask. – Tanner Wishnowski scored twice and set up one more as the Okanagan Rockets skated to a 3-3 draw against the Moose Jaw Generals on Tuesday at the Telus Cup men’s triple-A midget hockey championship.

Wishnowski currently leads the tournament in scoring with three goals and six points in two games.

Cory Santoro also scored for the Rockets (0-0-2), who erased a two-goal second-period deficit to avoid defeat.

Ben Verrall, Donovan Neuls and Regan Nagy scored for the Generals (0-0-2).

Okanagan’s Brendan Barry made 33 saves while Moose Jaw’s Grant Naherniak kicked out 28-of-31 shots.

In other preliminary action, Izzy Benigno stopped all 22 shots his way and Tyler Longo had a pair of goals as the Toronto Young Nationals blanked the Halifax McDonald’s 3-0.

Nikolas Kalpouzos also scored for the Young Nationals (1-1-0) while Maxwell Routledge tacked on two assists.

Reilly Pickard turned aside 16-of-19 shots for Halifax (0-1-1).

Preliminary-round action continues on Wednesday. Okanagan will face Prince Albert, Toronto battles Moose Jaw and Halifax is up against Chateauguay.

© The Canadian Press, 2014

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