SATURDAY'S WHL ROUND-UPNov 18, 2012 - 04:40 MST
SILVERTIPS EDGE GIANTS – Reid Petryk scored twice, including the go-ahead goal 15:30 into the third period, to lift the Everett Silvertips to a 6-5 win over the visiting Vancouver Giants in Western Hockey League action on Saturday.
Nicholas Walters, Landon Oslanski, Tyler Sandhu and Ty Mappin also scored for the Silvertips (8-14-0-2), who overcame a 5-4 deficit with two goals over the final 10 minutes of the third period as they earn their second win in three games. Austin Lotz made 21 saves to post the win.
Brett Kulak and Trevor Cheek each tallied a goal and an assist while Anthony Ast, Kale Kessy and Taylor Vickerman also scored for the Giants (7-14-0-0), who see a modest two-game win streak come to an end. Payton Lee stopped 21 of 26 shots he faced in a losing effort.
CHIEFS 3, THUNDERBIRDS 1
Todd Fiddler scored all three goals as the visiting Spokane Chiefs managed a 3-1 win over the Seattle Thunderbirds on Saturday
Eric Williams stood tall, stopping 34 of 35 shots in goal for the Chiefs (15-7-0-0), who have won six of their last eight games and remain in third place in the U.S. Division.
Roberts Lipsbergs scored the only goal for the Thunderbirds (10-11-1-0), who were scoreless on four power play chances in the contest. Brandon Glover stopped 31 of 33 shots he faced in the setback for Seattle.
AMERICANS 3, ROCKETS 2
Justin Feser scored a pair of shorthanded goals just 1:01 apart in the first period to help the Tri-City Americans to a 3-2 win over the visiting Kelowna Rockets on Saturday.
Marcus Messier also scored for the Americans (15-7-1-1), who defeat the Rockets by a 3-2 score line for a second straight night while stretching their win streak to three games. Eric Comrie turned in a 42-save effort to claim the win.
Rourke Chartier and Ryan Olsen scored for the Rockets (12-8-1-1). Who trailed 3-0 after the opening period en route to their second loss in as many nights to the Ams. Jordon Cooke made 22 saves in a losing cause.
PATS 3, ROYALS 2
Morgan Klimchuk scored the winner with just 26 seconds to play in the third period to lift the visiting Regina Pats to a 3-2 victory over the Victoria Royals on Saturday.
Colten Mayor and Adam Rossignol also scored while Luke Fenske added three assists for the Pats (10-12-1-1), who were outshot 34-19 by the hosts but earn their second win in their last three games. Teagan Sacher stopped 32 of 34 shots he faced to claim the victory.
Tyler Stahl and Jordan Fransoo scored for the Royals (11-11-0-0), who see a four-game home-ice winning streak snapped. Patrik Polivka stopped 16 of 19 shots while absorbing the loss for the Royals.
WINTERHAWKS 5, TIGERS 2
Ty Rattie and Taylor Leier each scored twice to help the Portland Winterhawks to a 5-2 win over the visiting Medicine Hat Tigers on Saturday.
Chase De Leo – with his eighth marker of the season – also scored for the Winterhawks (17-4-1-0), who have won eight straight games at home and 13 of their last 14 games overall. Brendan Burke stopped 24 of 26 shots he faced to record his fifth win of the season.
Cole Sanford scored his first WHL marker while Miles Koules also counted for the Tigers (11-12-1-0), who allowed three goals in the second period en route to their third loss in a row. Marek Langhamer turned in a valiant 48-save performance in the loss.
BLAZERS 5, COUGARS 4 S/O
JC Lipon scored the decisive goal in a shootout as the Kamloops Blazers edged the visiting Prince George Cougars 5-4 on Saturday.
Lipon and Cole Ully each scored twice in regulation play for the Blazers (19-5-0-1), who went 1-for-5 on the power play as they earn their second win in as many nights. Cole Cheveldave turned aside 27 of 31 shots in regulation play, and was beaten just once on five Cougars’ shootout chances to claim the win.
Jari Erricson and Colin Jacobs each tallied a goal and an assist while Chase Witala and former Blazer Ryan Hanes also scored for the Cougars (7-11-1-3), who have lost seven straight contests including three in a shootout. Mac Engel made 32 saves through regulation, but was beaten twice in the shootout to absorb the loss.
REBELS 2, BRONCOS 1
Turner Elson’s goal 7:32 into the third period propelled the Red Deer Rebels to a 2-1 win over the visiting Swift Current Broncos on Saturday night.
Rhyse Dieno scored in his first game of the season for the Rebels (11-11-1-1), who trailed 1-0 after the first period but scored in each of the second and third periods to post the win. Patrik Bartosak made 25 saves to backstop the Rebels to the win.
Chance Lund scored the only goal for the Broncos (9-10-3-2), who drop to 4-5-1 over their last 10 games. Eetu Laurikainen stopped 25 of 27 shots he faced in the loss.
ICE 4, WHEAT KINGS 0
Mackenzie Skapski made 31 saves to record his third shutout of the season as the Kootenay Ice blanked the visiting Brandon Wheat Kings 4-0 on Saturday.
Sam Reinhart scored two goals while Zach McPhee and Luke Philp also counted for the Ice (7-12-1-0), who defeat the visiting Wheat Kings for a second consecutive night while stretching their winning streak to three games.
Curtis Honey stopped 28 of 32 shots he faced in the loss for the Wheat Kings (9-11-2-1), who suffer their fourth straight setback.
RAIDERS 4, OIL KINGS 3 O/T
Shane Danyluk scored 3:35 into overtime to lift the visiting Prince Albert Raiders to a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings on Saturday.
Leon Draisaitl, Mike Winther and Carson Perreaux also scored for the Raiders (15-6-0-2), who let a 3-0 lead slip away over the second and third periods only to win it in overtime. Luke Siemens turned in a solid 47-save performance to lead the Raiders to the win.
Cody Corbett, David Musil and Michael St. Croix scored while Dylan Wruck and Henrik Samuelsson each picked up two assists for the Oil Kings (13-5-2-2), who outshot the visiting Raiders 50-22 in the contest. Laurent Brossoit stopped 28 of 32 shots in the loss.