Leon Draisaitl leads Raiders past Broncos 3-1 with pair of goals

The Canadian Press

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Leon Draisaitl scored twice as the Prince Albert Raiders topped the Swift Current Broncos 3-1 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League play.

Jonas Knutsen added a goal for Prince Albert (32-21-5), while Luke Siemens made 25 saves for the win.

Colby Cave was the lone scorer for Swift Current (27-25-6) and Eetu Laurikainen stopped 26 shots.

Neither team could score on the power play as the Raiders went 0 for 3 and the Broncos were 0 for 1.

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