WHL Roundup: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
KENNEWICK, Wash. – Owen Williams scored 1:32 into overtime as the Seattle Thunderbirds downed the Tri-City Americans 6-5 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League action.
Nolan Volcan had a hat trick and Matthew Wedman scored twice for Seattle (29-29-8) in regulation time.
Roddy Ross made 25 saves for the win.
Nolan Yaremko had a pair of goals for the Americans (34-26-6), while Krystof Hrabik, Parker AuCoin and Sasha Mutala also scored.
Beck Warm turned away 27 shots for Tri-City.
The Thunderbirds scored on both of their power plays and the Americans were 2 for 5 with the man advantage.
CHIEFS 6 ROCKETS 5 (OT)
KELOWNA, B.C. — Jaret Anderson-Dolan had his second goal of the night in overtime as Spokane edged the Rockets.
Jack Finley, Luke Toporowski, Ethan McIndoe and Nolan Reid also scored for the Chiefs (38-21-7).
Nolan Foote had a pair of goals for Kelowna (27-31-8), while Michael Farren, Kaedan Korczak and Kyle Topping chipped in.
BLAZERS 8 ROYALS 0
KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Dylan Garand stopped all 22 shots he faced as the Blazers shut out Victoria.
Zane Franklin led Kamloops (27-32-7) with two goals, while Brodi Stuart, Josh Pillar, Jermaine Loewen, Connor Zary, Kyrell Sopotyk and Ryley Appelt also scored.
Brock Gould kicked out 28 shots for the Royals (33-29-4).
BRONCOS 2 PATS 0
REGINA — Isaac Poulter turned aside all 33 shots he faced as Swift Current blanked the Pats.
Joona Kiviniemi and Ethan O’Rourke supplied the offence for the Broncos (11-49-6).
Max Paddock made 31 saves for Regina (18-45-3).
WARRIORS 6 WHEAT KINGS 2
BRANDON, Man. — Tristin Langan’s power-play goal at 14:30 of the first period was the eventual winner as Moose Jaw downed the Wheat Kings.
Yegor Buyalski, Brayden Tracey, Daemon Hunt, Dalton Hamaliuk and Cameron Sterling rounded out the attack for the Warriors (38-20-8).
Stelio Mattheos and Caiden Daley replied for Brandon (30-28-8).
TIGERS 7 REBELS 4
MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Brett Kemp had a hat trick as the Tigers beat Red Deer.
Ryan Chyzowski had a pair of goals, including the power-play winner, for Medicine Hat (34-26-6). James Hamblin and Logan Christensen also scored.
Jeff de Wit, Zak Smith, Josh Tarzwell and Brandon Hagel responded for the Rebels (33-27-6).
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