PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — A pair of first-period goals from Caden Brown lifted the Prince George Cougars to a 5-2 victory over the Moose Jaw Warriors in Western Hockey League action on Wednesday.
Brown added an assist for the Cougars (13-9-0), while Chase Wheatcroft, Riley Heidt and Noah Boyko also found the back of the net.
Ryder Korczak contributed a goal and a helper for the Warriors (13-9-0) and Lucas Brenton rounded out the scoring.
Prince George's Ty Young stopped 19-of-21 shots and Connor Ungar made 41 saves for Moose Jaw.
BLAZERS 6 AMERICANS 1
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Caeden Bankier scored twice as Kamloops (10-4-3) thrashed Tri-City (8-13-0) and stretched its win streak to three games. The Blazers were solid on special teams, going 2-for-3 with the man advantage and killing off a pair of penalties.
GIANTS 6 CHIEFS 4
SPOKANE, Wash. — Colton Langkow put up two power-play goals and an assist, helping Vancouver (8-9-4) to victory over Spokane (4-14-1). Zack Ostapchuk also scored twice for the Giants, while Matthew Edwards and Ethan Semeniuk each added a goal, and netminder Brett Mirwald stopped 34-of-38 shots for the win.
THUNDERBIRDS 4 ROCKETS 2
SEATTLE — Jared Davidson scored twice as Seattle (14-3-1) doubled up Kelowna (8-9-1). Kyle Crnkovic and Reid Schaefer also had goals for the Thunderbirds while Jackson DeSouza and Adam Kydd replied for the Rockets.
WINTERHAWKS 5 SILVERTIPS 2
EVERETT, Wash. — Dawson Pasternak tallied a goal and an assist as Portland (16-1-2) downed Everett (12-8-1) for its eighth straight win. Winterhawks netminder Dante Giannuzzi stopped 24-of-26 shots.
TIGERS 6 OIL KINGS 1
MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Edmonton (4-18-1) opened the scoring midway through the first period, but Medicine Hat (7-10-5) stormed back with six unanswered goals to rout the visitors. Oasiz Wiesblatt led the Tigers in scoring with a goal and an assist.
ICE 3 HURRICANES 2
WINNIPEG — Zach Benson put away the game-winning goal 5:16 into the third period as Winnipeg (21-2-0) edged Lethbridge (12-10-1). Connor McClennon and Ty Nash also scored for the Ice, while Jett Jones and Miguel Marques replied for Lethbridge.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 23, 2022.
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