MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Conner Bleackley got it done in regulation time and in the shootout.
Bleackley's goal late in the second period eventually forced overtime and he was the only scorer in the shootout as the Red Deer Rebels edged the Medicine Hat Tigers 2-1 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League action..
Goaltender Patrik Bartosak made 40 saves and turned away three Tigers skater to earn the win for Red Deer (32-30-5).
Anthony Ast scored for Medicine Hat (41-22-4), while Marek Langhamer stopped 34 shots.
The Rebels could not score on their two power plays, while the Tigers had no man advantages.
WARRIORS 6 HITMEN 1
MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Brayden Point had a hat trick to lead the Warriors past Calgary.
OIL KINGS 5 PATS 2
REGINA — Edgars Kulda had a pair of goals to power Edmonton past the Pats.
Dryden Hunt did all the scoring for Regina (37-24-6). Daniel Wapple started in net for the Pats, stopping nine-of-12 shots in 24:49 of work. Dawson MacAuley turned aside 24 of 25 shots in relief.
GIANTS 2 BLAZERS 1
VANCOUVER — Joel Hamilton's goal 58 seconds into the third period stood as the winner as the Giants held on to beat Kamloops.
Cain Franson scored in the second for Vancouver (31-26-10) as Payton Lee made 17 saves.
Matt Bellerive's goal with less than a minute to play was too late for the Blazers (13-49-5), who got 35 saves from Bolton Pouliot.
ROCKETS 3 CHIEFS 1
KELOWNA, B.C. — Nick Merkley struck twice as the Rockets sank Spokane.
Captain Madison Bowey added a goal for Kelowna (53-10-4), while Jordon Cooke made 29 saves.
Connor Chartier gave the Chiefs (36-24-6) a 1-0 lead at the 17:03 mark of the first period and Eric Williams stopped 26 shots in net.
WINTERHAWKS 5 AMERICANS 1
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Defenceman Anton Cederholm had the eventual winner as Portland topped Tri-City.
Rodney Southam replied for the Americans (28-30-8) and Eric Comrie turned aside 39 shots in net.
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