WHL Roundup: Sebastian Cossa leads Oil Kings over Hurricanes 4-0

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Sebastian Cossa stopped all 30 shots he faced while staying undefeated in 12 starts, and the Edmonton Oil Kings blanked the Lethbridge Hurricanes 4-0 on Thursday in Western Hockey League action.

Cossa's second shutout of the season helped Edmonton pick up its fourth win in a row. He's 12-0-0 in 2020-21 and leads all WHL goaltenders with a 1.33 goals-against average and .948 save percentage.

Carson Latimer, Jayden Henderson, Jalen Luypen and Matthew Robertson scored for the Oil Kings (13-1-0).

Carl Tetachuk turned away 23-of-27 shots for the Hurricanes (6-7-2), who were 3-0-1 in their last four outings before meeting Edmonton.

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BLADES 4 PATS 1

REGINA — Rhett Rhinehart recorded his first career hat trick and Koen MacInnes stopped 20-of-21 shots as Saskatoon (14-2-2) improved to 5-0-1 in its last six with a win over the Pats (6-9-3), who have dropped three in a row.

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RAIDERS 2 WARRIORS 0

REGINA — Max Paddock kicked out 45 shots including 21 in a lopsided second period, and Michael Horon and Eric Pearce scored the goals as Prince Albert (7-8-3) handed Moose Jaw (7-10-1) its third consecutive defeat.

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GIANTS 4 ROYALS 0

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Drew Sim only had to make 16 saves for his first career shutout and Justin Sourdif scored the first of four straight goals as Vancouver (6-3-0) blanked Victoria (1-7-1), which has lost four in a row and eight of nine.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 15, 2021.

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