WHL roundup: Cougars pounce on Giants in rematch to earn split

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — The Prince George Cougars spotted the Vancouver Giants the first two goals of the game Sunday then stormed back to defeat their Western Hockey League rivals 6-4 at the CN Centre to split a weekend series.

Riley Heidt scored three goals for the Cougars, who lost 5-4 on Saturday to the same Giants.

Cole Dubinsky, Carter MacAdams and Noah Boyko also scored for the Cougars (10-9-0-0), who scored five times in the first period.

Brenden Pentecost, Zack Ostapchuk, Ty Halaburda and Samuel Honzek scored for the Giants (7-8-2-2), who were outshot 24-22.

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BLADES 5 PATS 2

SASKATOON, SASK. — Jayden Wiens scored twice as the Saskatoon Blades defeated the visiting Regina Pats 5-2.

Vaughn Watterodt, Lukas Hansen and Trevor Wong also scored for the Blades (14-4-0-0), who were outshot 34-27.

Alexander Suzdalev and Connor Bedard scored for the Pats (9-9-1-1).

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HITMEN 6 SILVERTIPS 3

EVERETT, WASH. — Zac Funk scored twice and added an assist as the visiting Calgary Hitmen defeated the Everett Silvertips 6-3.

Ethan Moore, Billal Noori, Tyson Galloway and Grayden Siepmann also scored for the Hitmen (10-4-1-1).

Steel Quiring, Vincent Lamanna and Ben Hemmerling scored for the Silvertips (12-6-0-0).

* This roundup was generated automatically with a CP-developed application.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 13, 2022.

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