Seattle Thunderbirds beat Winnipeg Ice 4-2 to take 3-1 lead in WHL Finals IG News

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Kent, Wash. — Dylan Guenther scored his playoff-leading 16th goal as the Seattle Thunderbirds earned a 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Ice and took a 3-1 series lead in the Western Hockey League championship on Wednesday.

Kevin Korczynski, Gracin Souchin, with a goal and an assist, and Niko Mitović, with an empty-net goal, provided the rest of the offense for Seattle.

Thomas Milik made 31 saves in the win.

The Thunderbirds are looking for their second title in franchise history and redemption after last season’s championship series loss to the Edmonton Oil Kings.

Carson Latimer and Evan Friesen scored for Winnipeg to tie the game 2–2 in the second period. Dylan Hauser stopped 33 of 36 shots.

Game 5 is set to get underway on Friday at the Accesso Showware Center in Kent, Wash.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on May 17, 2023.

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