SUNDAY'S WHL ROUND-UPMon Jan 14
OIL KINGS BLANK TIGERS – Laurent Brossoit stopped all 28 shots he faced to claim his second shutout of the season as the visiting Edmonton Oil Kings skated to a 3-0 win over the Medicine Hat Tigers in Western Hockey League action on Sunday.
Curtis Lazar scored all three goals for the Oil Kings (30-9-2-3), who record their fifth win and fourth shutout over their last six games and take over top spot in the Central Division, while Henrik Samuelsson picked up two assists.
Cam Lanigan, a former Oil King, stopped 31 of 33 shots he faced to take the loss for the Tigers (20-22-2-1), who drop their second decision over their last three games while suffering their third shutout defeat of the season.
AMERICANS 5, THUNDERBIRDS 3
Justin Feser scored a hat trick to pace the Tri-City Americans to a 5-3 victory over the visiting Seattle Thunderbirds on Sunday.
Justin Gutierrez scored his first WHL goal and Zach Yuen notched a goal and an assist while Malte Stromwall picked up three assists for the Americans (24-16-1-2), who went 2-for-6 on the power play while holding the T-Birds scoreless on five power play chances. Luke Lee-Knight made 26 saves to claim his third win of the season.
Branden Troock, Andrew Johnson and Seth Swenson scored for the Thunderbirds (16-25-2-1), who see their losing skid hit 14 games, having not won since December 7th. Brandon Glover made 26 saves in a losing cause.