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Jaimen Yakubowski's four points power Hurricanes past Raiders 6-4

Thursday, 11.29.2012 / 12:04 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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Jaimen Yakubowski's four points power Hurricanes past Raiders 6-4

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Jaimen Yakubowski scored twice and added two assists as the Lethbridge Hurricanes sank the Prince Albert Raiders 6-4 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League play.

Russell Maxwell and Axel Blomqvist both had a goal and an assist for Lethbridge (14-13-3), while Sam Mckechnie and Jamal Watson added singles.

Yakubowski's second goal was into an empty net.

Sawyer Lange scored and added two assists for Prince Albert (18-8-2), while Jonas Knutsen, Logan McVeigh and Mark McNeill rounded out the Raiders offence.

Christopher Tai made 27 saves for the win, while Luke Siemens stopped 28 of 33 shots for Prince Albert.

The Hurricanes went 2 for 4 on the power play, while the Raiders couldn't convert on their three man advantages.

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