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WHL roundup: Cougars win in overtime

Koehn Ziemmer scored twice while Zac Funk also scored for the Cougars (19-20-4-0).
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Prince George Cougars forward Koehn Ziemmer celebrates after scoring a goal. Citizen file photo

EDMONTON, Alta. — Chase Wheatcroft scored 46 seconds into overtime and the visiting Prince George Cougars edged the Edmonton Oil Kings 4-3.

Koehn Ziemmer scored twice while Zac Funk also scored for the Cougars (19-20-4-0).

Marshall Finnie, Cole Miller and Noah Boyko scored for the Oil Kings (6-34-3-0).

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PATS 5 BRONCOS 2

REGINA — Connor Bedard scored twice, Alexander Suzdalev scored once and added two assists as the Regina Pats defeated the visiting Swift Current Broncos 5-2 in Western Hockey League action on Saturday.

Tanner Howe and Matteo Michels also scored for the Pats (22-20-1-1), who outshot the Broncos 30-25.

Clarke Caswell and Connor Gabriel scored for the Broncos (21-18-0-2), who trailed 2-1 after the first period and 3-1 heading into the third.

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BLAZERS 6 AMERICANS 5 (OT)

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Logan Stankoven's third goal of the game, at 2:47 of overtime, helped the Kamloops Blazers edge the Tri-City Americans 6-5.

Fraser Minten, Dylan Sydor and Olen Zellweger also scored for the Blazers (26-9-4-2).

Ethan Ernst scored twice for the Americans (20-16-4-1), while Adam Mechura, Lukas Dragicevic and Ethan Peters netted singles.

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RAIDERS 3 BLADES 1

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Keaton Sorensen scored a goal and added an assist as the Prince Albert Raiders knocked off the visiting Saskatoon Blades 3-1.

Niall Crocker and Eric Johnston also scored for the Raiders (16-25-3-0).

Brandon Lisowsky scored for the Blades (28-19-3-1).

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REBELS 2 WHEAT KINGS 1 (OT)

RED DEER, Alta. — Kalan Lind scored the game winner 39 seconds into overtime as the Red Deer Rebels edged the Brandon Wheat Kings 2-1.

Jayden Grubbe also scored for the Rebels (31-8-1-3)

Nolan Ritchie scored for the Wheat Kings (18-20-5-0).

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TIGERS 7 HITMEN 1

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Shane Smith scored twice as the Medicine Hat Tigers defeated the visiting Calgary Hitmen 7-1.

Kurtis Smythe, Cayden Lindstrom, Pavel Bocharov, Hunter St. Martin and Josh Van Mulligen also scored for the Tigers (18-21-5-1).

Oliver Tulk scored for the Hitmen (22-16-3-1).

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WINTERHAWKS 5 HURRICANES 2

PORTLAND, Ore. — Robbie Fromm-Delorme scored twice as the Portland Winterhawks defeated the visiting Lethbridge Hurricanes 5-2.

Gabe Klassen, Diego Buttazzoni and Chaz Lucius also scored for the Winterhawks (29-8-2-1).

Tyson Laventure and Logan Wormald scored for the Hurricanes (24-16-3-2).

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THUNDERBIRDS 6 SILVERTIPS 2

SEATTLE, Wash. — Kyle Crnkovic scored twice as the Seattle Thunderbirds defeated the Everett Silvertips 6-2.

Kevin Korchinski, Tij Iginla, Jared Davidson and Nico Myatovic also scored for the Thunderbirds (32-7-1-1).

Beau Courtney scored twice for the Silvertips (22-20-1-0).

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ICE 3 WARRIORS 2

WINNIPEG, Man. — The Winnipeg ICE defeated the Moose Jaw Warriors 3-2 after a three-round shootout.

Zach Benson and Owen Pederson scored for the ICE (32-5-1-0) in regulation.

Martin Rysavy and Atley Calvert scored for the Warriors (28-14-0-3).

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GIANTS 4 ROCKETS 3

KELOWNA, B.C. — Tyler Thorpe scored the game-winning goal at 9:28 of the third period as the Vancouver Giants edged the Kelowna Rockets.

Matthew Edwards, Connor Dale and Ty Halaburda also scored for the Giants (17-20-4-2).

Adam Kydd scored twice for the Rockets (14-24-3-0), while Turner McMillen netted a single.

CHIEFS 6 ROYALS 3

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Cade Hayes scored twice as the Spokane Chiefs topped the Victoria Royals 6-3.

Ty Cheveldayoff, Chase Bertholet, Mac Gross and Carter Streek also scored for the Chiefs (9-29-1-2).

Jake Poole, Marcus Almquist and Teydon Trembecky scored for the Royals (12-27-3-1).

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

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 21, 2023.

The Canadian Press

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