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WHL Roundup: Prince George Cougars shoot down Calgary Hitmen

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Carson Lambos had two goals and one assist to help lead the league-leading Winnipeg Ice to an 8-1 blowout victory over the Prince Albert Raiders on Wednesday.
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Chase Wheatcroft of the Prince George Cougars shakes off Jacob Wright of the Calgary Hitmen.

CALGARY — Jaxsen Wiebe had a two-goal night, including the game-winning goal at 14:42 of the third period, and the Prince George Cougars topped the Calgary Hitmen 6-5.

Koehn Ziemmer also scored twice, while Chase Wheatcroft and Zac Funk added one apiece for Prince George (18-19-4).

Jacob Wright, Carson Wetsch, Tomis Marinkovic, Riley Fiddler-Schultz and Oliver Tulk all replied for Calgary (22-14-3-1).

 

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Carson Lambos had two goals and one assist to help lead the league-leading Winnipeg Ice to an 8-1 blowout victory over the Prince Albert Raiders on Wednesday.

Connor McClennon and Zach Benson each had a goal and three assists for Winnipeg (31-5-1). 

Ty Nash, Easton Armstrong, Carson Latimer and Conor Geekie added the others, while Daniel Hauser stopped 15-of-16 shots.

Hayden Pakkala was the lone scorer for Prince Albert (15-24-3). Tikhon Chaika surrendered six goals on 29 shots before making way for Max Hildebrand in the third period. 

Hildebrand made eight saves in relief.

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WARRIORS 5 BLADES 4 (OT)

SASKATOON — Maximus Wanner netted the game-winning goal 45 seconds into overtime as the Moose Jaw Warriors defeated the Saskatoon Blades 5-4.

Atley Calvert, with two goals, Jagger Firkus and Ryder Korczak scored the others for Moose Jaw (28-14-0-2).

Conner Roulette scored two of his own, while Egor Sidorov and Trevor Wong added one apiece for Saskatoon (27-9-3-1), which outshot the Warriors 43-17.

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SILVERTIPS 4 HURRICANES 3 (OT)

EVERETT, WA. — Ben Hemmerling capped a two-goal effort by scoring the game-winning goal 3:36 into overtime to lead the Everett Silvertips edged the Lethbridge Hurricanes 4-3.

Ty Gibson and Raphael Pelletier also scored for Everett (21-19-1), while Tyler Palmer stopped 38 shots.

Logan Wormald, Jett Jones and Joe Arntsen replied for Lethbridge (24-15-2-2). Harrison Meneghin had 28 saves.

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TIGERS 5 BRONCOS 4 (SO)

SWIFT CURRENT, SASK. — Brayden Boehm scored the shootout winner and had one in regulation to lead the Medicine Hat Tigers past the Swift Current Broncos 5-4.

Bogdans Hodass, with two goals, and Shane Smith also scored in regulation for Medicine Hat (17-21-5-1).

Josh Filmon had two goals, while Connor Hvidston and Josh Fluker added the others during regulation for Swift Current (20-17-0-2). 

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AMERICANS 5 ROYALS 4

KENNEWICK, WA. — Ethan Ernst capped a two-goal effort with the game-winning goal at 13:54 of the third period as the Tri-City Americans edged the Victoria Royals 5-4.

Parker Bell, Tyson Greenway and Reese Belton added the others for Tri-City (19-16-3-1), which scored five unanswered goals in its comeback effort.

Matthew Hodson, with two goals, Riley Gannon and Reggie Newman scored for Victoria (12-26-3-1).

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

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 18, 2023.

The Canadian Press

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