WHL Roundup: Uchacz scores twice, Rebels stay undefeated with 6-2 win over Royals

RED DEER, Alta. — Kai Uchacz led the way with two goals as the Red Deer Rebels continued their unbeaten run with a 6-2 win over the Victoria Royals on Wednesday night.

Jace Isley, Matteo Fabrizi, Carson Birnie and Dwayne Jean Jr. also scored for Red Deer (11-0-0). The Rebels jumped out to a 2-0 lead before Teague Patton scored for Victoria (2-9-2) in the first period.

After four unanswered goals from Red Deer made it 6-1, Reggie Newman put the Royals on the board one final time with just 1:41 remaining in the game.

Rhett Stoesser stopped 13-of-15 shots in the win.



REGINA — Brayden Yager scored what proved to be the winner as Moose Jaw (7-4-0) defeated Regina (6-6-0-1) in a low-scoring affair. Jagger Firkus opened the scoring before Yager added one more in the first period. Alexander Suzdalev scored the Pats' lone goal in the second.



SWIFT CURRENT, SASK. — Sam McGinley scored the eventual winner as Swift Current held off a Lethbridge (5-8-0) comeback effort. The Broncos (3-7-0) were up 3-1 going into the final frame before the Hurricanes scored twice to tie it. Mathew Ward's second goal and McGinley's score put the game out of reach.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 26, 2022.

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