VICTORIA - Mike Aviani had four goals, including two on the power play and another one shorthanded, to lead the Spokane Chiefs to a 6-1 win over the Victoria Royals in Western Hockey League action on Wednesday.
Mitch Holmberg added a goal and three assists. Connor Chartier also scored for the Chiefs (3-0-0).
Luke Harrison spoiled Garrett Hughson's shutout bid with a power-play goal at 13:17 of the third period. The Spokane goaltender finished with 28 saves, including a Brandon Fushimi penalty shot in the second period that would have tied the game 1-1.
Patrick Polivka made 26 saves for Victoria (1-3-0).
PATS 6 OIL KINGS 0
EDMONTON — Right-winger Carson Samoridny scored 43 seconds into the game to spark Regina's win over Edmonton.
Dawson MacAuley made 34 saves for the shutout.
Tristan Jarry stopped 13-of-18 shots for the Oil Kings (1-1-0), while his replacement, Tyler Santos, allowed a goal on 11 shots.
THUNDERBIRDS 6 GIANTS 0
VANCOUVER — Alexander Delnov had two goals and two assists to lead Seattle to its second win in a row.
Danny Mumaugh made 31 saves for the shutout.
Payton Lee started in goal for Vancouver (1-2-0), and allowed four goals on 20 shots over 35 minutes. His replacement, Jared Rathjen, stopped 17-of-19 shots.
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