WHL Roundup: Blazers blow past Silvertips 7-1 to extend win streak to four games
EVERETT, Wash. — Olen Zellweger and Jakub Demek each had a goal and two assists in leading the Kamloops Blazers to a 7-1 blowout victory over the Everett Silvertips on Wednesday.
Jakub Demek, Harrison Brunicke, Fraser Minten, Connor Levis, Matthew Seminoff and Ashton Ferster also scored for Kamloops (42-11-4-2), which won its fourth straight.
Matthew Kieper turned away 28 shots.
Eric Jamieson had the lone goal for Everett (30-27-2-1) 14:14 into the second period.
Tyler Palmer stopped 28-of-33 shots before Tim Metzger saved nine of the 11 shots he faced in 10:45 of relief.
REBELS 2 HURRICANES 1
RED DEER, ALTA. — Chase Coward had a 20-save, near-shutout effort as the Red Deer Rebels narrowly edged the Lethbridge Hurricanes 2-1.
Jhett Larson, with a short-handed marker, and Kai Uchacz scored for Red Deer (40-17-2-3).
Chase Pauls ended Coward's shutout bid with a short-handed goal with 17 seconds remaining in the game for Lethbridge (32-23-3-3). Bryan Thomson made 34 stops.
BLADES 5 BRONCOS 3
SASKATOON — Josh Pillar scored twice, Ethan Chadwick made 16 of his 36 saves in the third period and the Saskatoon Blades defeated the Swift Current Broncos 5-3.
Brandon Lisowsky, Tanner Molendyk and Jayden Wiens also scored for Saskatoon (43-13-4-1).
Josh Filmon, with two goals, and Clarke Caswell responded for Swift Current (28-29-1-2). Reid Dyck stopped 23-of-27 shots.
COUGARS 6 ROCKETS 2
KELOWNA, B.C. — Ethan Samson had a goal and an assist as the Prince George Cougars cruised past the Kelowna Rockets 6-2.
Cayden Glover, Koehn Ziemmer, Chase Wheatcroft, Ondrej Becher and Zac Funk also scored for Prince George (31-24-5). Tyler Brennan made 16 saves.
Gabriel Szturc and Carson Golder replied for Kelowna (23-34-3), which got 41 stops from Jari Kykkanen in their third straight loss.
OIL KINGS 3 PATS 2
REGINA — Kolby Hay had 31 saves, including 12 in the third period, and the Edmonton Oil Kings held off the Regina Pats for a 3-2 victory.
Marshall Finnie, Gavin Hodnett and Luke Robson each scored for Edmonton (9-48-3).
Tye Spencer and Connor Bedard, who made it a one-goal game 8:01 into the third period, replied for Regina (31-26-2-1). Kelton Pyne stopped 27 shots.
WHEAT KINGS 2 TIGERS 0
BRANDON, MAN. — Nicholas Jones delivered a 26-save shutout to lift the Brandon Wheat Kings to a 2-0 win over the Medicine Hat Tigers.
Zakhar Polshakov and Nolan Ritchie scored for Brandon (25-8-8), which won its second in a row.
Beckett Langkow stopped 23-of-24 shots for Medicine Hat (26-26-8-1), which dropped its second straight.
This roundup was generated automatically with a CP-developed application.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 8, 2023.
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