KENT, Wash. - Brendan Leipsic scored twice and added two assists as the Portland Winterhawks crushed the host Seattle Thunderbirds 8-2 on Saturday in Western Hockey League play.
Oliver Bjorkstrand also scored twice for the Winterhawks (21-4-1), who have won four games in a row, and Ty Rattie chipped in with three assists.
Troy Rutkowski, Chase De Leo, Presten Kopeck and Nicolas Petan each scored once to round out Portland's offence.
Connor Honey and Luke Lockhart scored for the Thunderbirds (11-13-1).
Portland went 2-for-7 on the power play while Seattle failed to score on five chances with the man advantage.