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WHL Roundup: Lowry scores twice as Swift Current Broncos down Saskatoon Blades

Wednesday, 12.19.2012 / 1:14 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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WHL Roundup: Lowry scores twice as Swift Current Broncos down Saskatoon Blades

Adam Lowry scored twice to lead the Swift Current Broncos to a 3-1 win over the Saskatoon Blades in the Western Hockey League on Tuesday.

Lowry, who now has a team-leading 23 goals on the season, is on a seven-game scoring streak and has 12 goals since Dec. 5.

Graham Black added his 16th goal of the season for Swift Current (16-17-5).

Elsewhere in the WHL it was: Edmonton 4, Calgary 1; Red Deer 5, Kootenay 1; Regina 3, Lethbridge 2; Tri-City 4, Seattle 1; and Portland 4, Spokane 3.

At Swift Current, Sask., Nathan Burns replied for Saskatoon (19-15-1) with his 12th of the year during a third-period power play.

Broncos goalie Landon Bow stopped 20 shots for the win.

Blades netminder Alex Moodie gave up three goals on 28 shots in taking the loss as Saskatoon saw its six-game winning streak come to an end.

Oil Kings 4, Hitmen 1

At Calgary, Henrik Samuelsson scored a pair of short-handed goals and added an assist to lead Edmonton (23-7-5) over the Hitmen (23-8-4).

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Rebels 5, Ice 1

At Red Deer, Alta., Turner Elson and Rhyse Dieno each had a goal and an assist and Bolton Pouliot made 27 saves as the Rebels (21-13-3) downed Kootenay (10-23-1).

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Pats 3, Hurricanes 2

At Lethbridge, Alta., Morgan Klimchuk scored the winner with just 32 seconds left in regulation as Regina (13-20-4) topped the Hurricanes (17-16-5).

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Americans 4, Thunderbirds 1

At Kent, Wash., Beau McCue scored twice to lift Tri-City (20-12-3) over Seattle (16-17-2).

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Winterhawks 4, Chiefs 3

At Spokane, Wash., Adam De Champlain scored the winner midway through the third period as Portland (29-5-1) got past the Chiefs (23-10-1).

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