The West Kelowna Warriors witnessed the end of a three-game losing streak but still returned home from Washington with a split against a key Interior Division rival.
On Friday night in Wenatchee, the Warriors prevailed 5-4 over the Wild in overtime. RJ Murphy’s second goal of the game at 40 seconds of the extra period on a set up from newly-acquired Ryan Steele proved to be the winner. Nik Amundrud made 40 saves in the West Kelowna net.
On Saturday, Wenatchee bounced back with a 6-0 win, outshooting the Warriors 32-15 who played the last of five straights games on the road.
The Warriors (21-19-1-1) sit in fifth spot in the Interior Division.
West Kelowna will return to action at home on Tuesday night against the Vernon Vipers. Face off at Royal LePage Place is 7 p.m.
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