Connor McClennon scored the lone goal for the Winnipeg Ice Friday night in Lethbridge as the visitors dropped a 2-1 decision to the Hurricanes.

Hayden Smith and Blake Swetlikoff replied for Lethbridge, who earned a split in their four-game regular season series with Winnipeg.

Hurricanes goaltender Bryan Thompson was named the game's first star, making 28 saves while Mason Beaupit, named the second star, suffered the loss for the Ice stopping 26.

Lethbridge went 1/5 on the power play, and Winnipeg was 0/2.

Friday's game marked the WHL debut for 16-year-old defenceman Chase Bambrick. He was selected by the Ice in the 2021 WHL Prospects Draft in the eighth round, 156th overall.

The Ice continue their three-game weekend road trip tomorrow (Saturday) night at 8:00 in Red Deer before wrapping it up Sunday afternoon in Calgary at 5:00.