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