In WHL pre season action the Kootenay ICE took a pair of close losses to the Calgary Hitmen to finish their exhibition schedule.
Friday in Invermere the fell 5-4 in overtime.
ICE forwards Peyton Krebs and Kaeden Taphorn both had 2 point games.
Saturday in Calgary the Hitmen triumphed 3-2.
The ICE jumped to a 2-0 first period lead, but 3 unanswered Calgary goals sealed the win.
Calgary managed to win despite being outshot 44-25
These two teams will meet again Saturday in Cranbrook to begin regular season play.