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WINTERHAWKS 7, THUNDERBIRDS 3

Sven Bartschi scored four goals to lead the Portland Winterhawks to a 7-3 win over the visiting Seattle Thunderbirds in Western Hockey League action on Saturday night.

Ty Rattie, Derrick Pouliot and Cam Reid also scored while Joe Morrow had three assists for the Winterhawks (46-15-3-1), who earn their 30th win on home ice and move three points ahead of Tri-Cities for the U.S. Division lead.  Brendan Burke made 25 saves to post the win.

Connor Sanvido, Seth Swenson and Burke Gallimore scored for the Thunderbirds (21-41-1-1), who suffer their fourth loss in a row and fall three points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference.  Calvin Pickard made 40 saves in the setback.

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WARRIORS 6, HURRICANES 2

Joel Edmundson scored twice and Justin Kirsch tallied a goal and two assists to lead the Moose Jaw Warriors to a 6-2 victory over the visiting Lethbridge Hurricanes on Saturday.

Quinton Howden – with a goal and an assist – Eric Arnold and Kenton Miller also scored for the Warriors (41-17-5-2), who earn their fourth win in a row and now need just one more point or a dropped point by Saskatoon to clinch the East Division.  Luke Siemens made 19 saves to post his 33rd win of the season.

Jaimen Yakubowski and Adam Henry scored for the Hurricanes (26-39-0-1), who allowed the game’s first six goals en route to their second loss in as many nights.  Damien Ketlo and Liam Liston combined for 26 saves in the defeat.

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PATS 6, WHEAT KINGS 4

Chandler Stephenson scored three goals and an assist and Jordan Weal picked up four helpers to lead the Regina Pats to a 6-4 win over the visiting Brandon Wheat Kings on Saturday.

Lane Scheidl tallied a goal and two assists while Dyson Stevenson and Luke Fenske added a single for the Pats (34-24-5-2), rallied from a 4-0 deficit in the third period to down the Wheat Kings.  Adam Beukeboom made seven saves in the third period to post the win after replacing starter Matt Hewitt, who allowed four goals over the first 41 minutes of the game.

Michael Ferland and Darian Dziurzynski each notched a goal and an assist while Alessio Bertaggia and Brenden Walker also scored for the Wheat Kings (35-27-1-3), who fall back to eighth place in the Eastern Conference.  Corbin Boes made 35 saves in a losing cause.

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OIL KINGS 2, BRONCOS 1

Kristians Pelss scored the go-ahead goal 17:12 into the third period to lift the Edmonton Oil Kings to a 2-1 triumph over the visiting Swift Current Broncos on Friday.

Michael St. Croix scored his 40th goal of the season for the Oil Kings (43-15-3-4), who earn their fourth straight win and remain three points out of first place overall in the WHL standings.  Tristan Jarry made 18 saves in the win.

Richard Nedomlel scored for the Broncos (24-35-2-6), who were 1-for-5 on the power play in the loss.  Jon Groenheyde made 32 saves in a losing cause.

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ICE 2, HITMEN 1

Brock Montgomery’s 20th goal of the season 2:23 into the third period to lead the Kootenay Ice past the visiting Calgary Hitmen 2-1 on Saturday.

Sam Reinhart scored his 27th goal of the season for the Ice (35-22-4-4), who snap a two-game losing skid on home ice.  Nathan Lieuwen turned in a 24-save performance to post his 26th win of the campaign.

Cody Sylvester scored the only goal for the Hitmen (39-24-2-1), who see a three-game winning streak come to an end but remain in fourth place in the Eastern Conference.  Chris Driedger made 21 saves in the defeat.

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REBELS 4, BLADES 1

Matt Dumba and Adam Kambeitz each netted a goal and an assist to lead the Red Deer Rebels to a 4-1 victory over the visiting Saskatoon Blades on Saturday.

John Persson and Chad Robinson also scored for Red Deer (30-29-1-5), who outshot the Blades 39-24 in the contest and now sit eight points out of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.  Bolton Pouliot made 23 saves in the victory.

Brett Stovin scored his 11th goal of the season for the Blades (36-26-1-2), who drop their third straight game and remain in sixth place in the Eastern Conference.  Andrey Makarov made 35 stops in suffering the loss.

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COUGARS 4, CHIEFS 3  O/T

Cody Carlson scored 18 seconds into overtime to lead the Prince George Cougars to a 4-3 triumph over the visiting Spokane Chiefs on Saturday.

Caleb Belter, Linden Springer and Chase Witala also scored and Troy Bourke drew three assists for the Cougars (20-43-0-2), who snap a seven-game losing skid but remain five points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference.  Drew Owsley made 34 saves to backstop the Cougars to the win.

Mitch Holmberg, Dominik Uher and Corbin Baldwin scored for the Chiefs (35-22-5-3), who see a three-game winning streak snapped but move two points up on Vancouver for fourth place in the conference with the overtime loss point.  Eric Williams made 24 saves in the defeat.

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SILVERTIPS 4, AMERICANS 1

Josh Winquist scored and set up another as the Everett Silvertips pulled off a 4-1 win over the visiting Tri-City Americans on Saturday night.

Reid Petryk, Josh Birkholz and Manraj Hayer also counted for the Silvertips (19-37-1-8), who earn their second win in a row and move three points ahead of the T-Birds for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.  Kent Simpson made 30 saves to post the win.

Brendan Shinnimin – with his 53rd of the season – scored the only goal for the Americans (45-17-1-2), who drop their second decision in as many nights.  Eric Comrie made 27 stops in a losing cause.

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ROCKETS 4, BLAZERS 3  O/T

Zach Franko scored 2:31 into extra time to lift the Kelowna Rockets to a 4-3 victory over the visiting Kamloops Blazers on Saturday.

Brett Bulmer scored and set up two more while Mitchell Chapman and Madison Bowey also scored for the Rockets (28-29-3-6), who sweep their weekend home-and-home series versus the Blazers.  Adam Brown made 28 saves in the win.

Dylan Willick, Bronson Maschmeyer and Austin Madaisky scored for the Blazers (44-17-2-3), who went 1-for-4 on the power play in the loss.  Cole Cheveldave made 29 saves in absorbing the loss.

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ROYALS 5, GIANTS 2

Hayden Rintoul and Jordan Fransoo each tallied a goal and an assist to lead the Victoria Royals to a 5-2 win over the visiting Vancouver Giants on Saturday night.

Jamie Crooks, Zane Jones and Ben Walker also counted for the Royals (21-38-2-4), who converted two of six power play chances in the contest.  Jared Rathjen made 29 saves in earning his third win of the season. 

Brendan Gallagher scored his 40th of the season and Nathan Burns also scored for the Giants (36-25-1-3), who suffer their second straight loss and now trail Spokane by two points for fourth place in the Western Conference.  Adam Morrison made 22 saves in the loss.

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Schedule & Results
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Schedule & Results

Schedule & Results

September 04 / 2014

 
Seattle
3:00 PDT
Spokane
 
 
 
Kootenay
7:05 PDT
Tri-City
 
 
 

September 05 / 2014

 
Seattle
11:00 PDT
Everett
 
 
 
Portland
3:00 PDT
Kootenay
 
 
 
Regina
7:30 CDT
Brandon
 
 
 
Calgary
7:00 MDT
Lethbridge
 
 
 
Saskatoon
7:00 MDT
Prince Albert
 
 
 
Moose Jaw
7:00 MDT
Swift Current
 
 
 
Edmonton
7:00 PDT
Prince George
 
 
 
Red Deer
7:05 PDT
Tri-City
 
 
 

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