WHL Roundup: Sasha Mutala's two goals help Americans edge Royals 6-5

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VICTORIA — Sasha Mutala scored twice as the Tri-City Americans edged the Victoria Royals 6-5 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.

Tyson Greenway's power-play goal at the 10:34 mark of the third period was the winner for Tri-City (8-13-4).

Rhett Melnyk, Parker Bell and Samuel Huo as goaltender Nick Avakyan made 33 saves for the win.

Bailey Peach had a goal and two assists for Victoria (9-13-4), while Reggie Newman, Tanner Scott, Riley Gannon and Evan Patrician rounded out the attack.

Goalie Tyler Palmer stopped 33 shots for the Royals.

The Americans were 1 for 6 on the power play and Victoria was 2 for 5.

Elsewhere in the WHL, Everett topped Seattle 4-1, Kelowna best Kamloops 7-4, Portland bested Spokane 4-1, Vancouver downed Prince George 3-1, Moose Jaw flew past Regina 5-3, Prince Albert beat Saskatoon 4-1, Brandon doubled Winnipeg 4-2, Edmonton edged Swift Current 3-2 in overtime, and Lethbridge dispatched Medicine Hat 5-3.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 18, 2021.

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