The Chilliwack Bruins will be without F Dylen McKinlay, 18, for an indefinite period. He suffered a knee injury on Friday in a 4-3 loss to the visiting Kelowna Rockets. Kelowna D Mitchell Chapman has been suspended for his part in the play. . . . The Vancouver Giants lost F Marek Tvrdon, a Slovakian freshman, during Saturday’s 6-3 loss to host Chilliwack. He left in the second period with an apparent injury to his right shoulder. . . . F Stefan Schneider (Vancouver, Portland, 2007-10) scored his first AHL goal Saturday. Schneider, who turns 21 on Dec. 13, found the range for the Manitoba Moose in a 3-2 loss to the Grand Rapids Griffins. . . .
EDMONTON 0 at SWIFT CURRENT 4: G Mark Friesen stopped 33 shots for his third shutout of the young season. . . . The Broncos (7-6-0) have started Friesen in each of their games to date. . . . He has finished all but one. . . . According to the WHL website, Friesen has 23 career shutouts. That would seem to indicate that there still are problems with the website, wouldn’t it? . . . Edmonton (5-5-0) has lost three in a row after a franchise-record five-game winning streak. . . . F Taylor Vause got the game’s first goal, his sixth, at 4:35 of the second period. . . . F Cody Eakin got his seventh, into an empty net. . . . Edmonton G Cam Lanigan stopped 21 shots. . . . Edmonton was 0-for-5 on the PP; the Broncos were 1-for-6. . . . Attendance was 1,863. . . . Checking-from-behind count: Zero.
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