PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Nick Buonassisi scored twice and Curtis Honey stopped 36-of-38 shots as the Brandon Wheat Kings doubled up the host Prince Albert Raiders 4-2 on Saturday in Western Hockey League play.
Tim McGauley had a goal and an assist for the Wheat Kings (22-38-6), who ended a six-game winless streak, and Jayce Hawryluk added a single goal.
Dakota Conroy and Anthony Bardaro scored for the Raiders (35-24-6) and Luke Siemens made 24 saves in defeat.
Brandon went 0 for 4 on the power play while Prince Albert failed to score on its only chance with the man advantage.
[He's] real confident with the puck now, getting it off his stick quick and no second-guessing. We need that. He's such a good guy in the room. He works so hard. That's the big thing. For not a big man, he just fights for every puck and when he scores, the guys appreciate that even more.
— Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice on Mathieu Perreault, who scored two goals in win against Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday