WHL roundup: Shepard plays sniper in 4-1 win over Hitmen

CALGARY — Cole Shepard scored twice in the first period and the Lethbridge Hurricanes coasted to a 4-1 Western Hockey League win over the host Calgary Hitmen on Sunday.

Tyson Laventure and Logan Wormald also scored for the Hurricanes (24-15-1-2), who were outshot 39-29.

Carson Wetsch scored for the Hitmen (22-13-3-1), who trailed 2-0 after the first period and 2-1 heading into the final frame.

Elsewhere in the WHL:

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AMERICANS 7 GIANTS 3

LANGLEY, B.C. — The Tri-City Americans scored seven unanswered goals, then coasted to a 7-3 road win over the Vancouver Giants.

Tyson Greenway, Alex Serraglio, Jalen Luypen, Chase Friedt-Mohr, Parker Bell, Elouann Lemonnier and Ethan Ernst scored for the Americans (18-16-3-1).

Kyren Gronick, Mazden Leslie and Ty Halaburda scored for the Giants (16-19-4-2), who were outshot 31-21.

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

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 15, 2023.

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