Mike Brown scored two goals and Chris Drieger finished with 16 saves to lead the Tri-City Americans to a 4-1 preseason victory over the Kootenay Ice on Thursday in Cranbrook, British Columbia. Tanner Olstad and Kruise Reddick also scored for Tri-City (5-2), in a game that featured 147 penalty minutes.
Colby Cave had the lone goal for the Ice, which is 0-4 in preseason action.
Tri-City will play host to Spokane tonight in its final preseason game.
Before Thursday's game, the Americans named overage defenseman Tyler Schmidt an alternate captain.
Brendan Shinnimin (New York Rangers) and Justin Feser (Columbus) returned from their respective NHL camps Thursday, while Patrick Holland (Calgary) and Spencer Humphries (San Jose) are expected back today. Brooks Macek was held over by the Detroit Red Wings for their main camp.