The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is State Champion Wrestler Dalton Voyles from Pacific High School. Dalton won the class 3 title at 182 pounds with a 6-2 decision over Zach Courtoise of Kearney Saturday at the University of Missouri-Columbia. It caps off a tremendous season for Dalton with a 56-2 record. Dalton, who is very good on his feet, took control early in the bout in securing the win over Courtoise.
After blowing a 5-2 third period lead, Christopher Higgins scored the winning goal in the shootout to give the Canucks a 6-5 victory over the Blues in Vancouver. Dmitrij Jaskin, Petteri Lindbohm and David Backes scored consecutive goals in the third period to tie the game for the Blues. Ryan Reaves and Alex Pietrangelo also lit the lamp in defeat. Jake Allen allowed four goals and was lifted for Brian Elliot, who allowed one on six shots.