KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Ryan Hughes had a goal and four assists, and Max Martin scored twice as the Kamloops Blazers beat the Tri-City Americans 12-3 on Friday in Western Hockey League play.
Kamloops had 11 different skaters find the back of the net to help the Blazers pick up their sixth win in a row.
Zane Franklin had a goal and three helpers, while Caedan Bankier, Brodi Stuart and Josh Pillar had a goal and two assists apiece.
Inaki Baragano, Matthew Seminoff, Ethan Brandwood, Orrin Centazzo and Reese Belton also scored for the Blazers (28-11-3) while and Quinn Schmiemann tacked on three assists.
Krystof Hrabik, Paycen Bjorklund and Samuel Huo scored for the Americans (14-22-5), who are on a three-game slide.
Rayce Ramsay kicked out 17 shots for Kamloops.
Mason Dunsford gave up eight goals on 24 shots in 37 minutes of action for Tri-City before giving way to Talyn Boyko, who stopped 21-of-25 shots in relief.
WHEAT KINGS 3 HITMEN 1
BRANDON, Man. — Jiri Patera turned aside 30 shots, and the Wheat Kings (23-17-3) scored three first-period goals to beat Calgary (22-14-5) for their eighth win in a row.
RAIDERS 2 OIL KINGS 1 (OT)
EDMONTON — Ozzy Wiesblatt scored his second goal of the night at 1:07 of the extra period to lift Prince Albert (23-14-7) over the Oil Kings (29-7-9), who are 5-0-2 in their last seven contests.
SILVERTIPS 3 ROCKETS 2
EVERETT, Wash. — Gage Goncalves scored twice and Dustin Wolf stopped 25 shots as the Silvertips (27-11-3) dealt Kelowna (21-18-3) its fourth straight defeat.
HURRICANES 4 REBELS 3 (OT)
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Alex Cotton struck at 1:52 of overtime as the Hurricanes (26-10-7) improved to 6-0-2 in their last eight contests by handing Red Deer (14-23-5) its fourth straight loss.
COUGARS 3 WARRIORS 2
MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Tyler Brennan made 28 saves as Prince George (12-24-7) picked up its third straight win by topping the Warriors (11-26-2), who have dropped five in a row.
BLADES 5 BRONCOS 0
SASKATOON — Tristen Robins scored twice and Koen MacInnes made 14 saves as the Blades (21-18-3) dealt Swift Current (9-28-4) its fifth straight defeat.
THUNDERBIRDS 4 PATS 2
KENT, Wash. — Keltie Jeri-Leon scored twice as Seattle (18-20-3) doubled up Regina (13-24-5) for its fourth win in a row.
WINTERHAWKS 5 CHIEFS 3
SPOKANE, Wash. — Joel Hofer made 39 saves and Simon Knak had a pair of goals as Portland (31-6-5) improved to 15-0-2 in its last 17 games by beating the Chiefs (22-15-5).
GIANTS 4 ROYALS 1
LANGLEY, B.C. — Eric Florchuk's hat trick lifted Vancouver (18-18-4) over Victoria (25-14-3) and halted the Giants' losing streak at four games.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 17, 2020.
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