LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Tyler Wong scored his first-career hat trick and added two assists as the Lethbridge Hurricanes downed the visiting Saskatoon Blades 8-5 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.
Josh Derko scored twice for the Hurricanes (2-9-1), Russell Maxwell had a goal and two assists while Macoy Erkamps and Ryan Pilon each scored once.
Graeme Craig scored once and set up three more for the Blades (6-6-2), Nikita Scherbak had a pair of goals and Nick Gomerich and Brett Stovin scored the others.
Lethbridge's Corbin Boes made 39 saves for the win. Alex Moodie stopped 18-of-22 shots in a losing cause. Moodie replaced Saskatoon starter Troy Trombley, who allowed three goals on 10 shots in 20 minutes of action.
The Hurricanes went 3 for 5 on the power play while the Blades scored three times on five chances with the man advantage.
WHEAT KINGS 6 TIGERS 3
BRANDON, Man. — Curtis Honey stopped 43 shots as the Wheat Kings doubled up Medicine Hat.
Medicine Hat's Daniel Wapple made 30 saves in defeat.
ICE 4 OIL KINGS 3
EDMONTON — Hudson Elynuik scored the eventual winner late in the third as Kootenay edged the Oil Kings.
Collin Shirley, Jaedon Descheneau and Levi Cable also scored for the Ice (6-5-1) while Luke Philp chipped in with two assists.
Kootenay's Mackenzie Skapski made 28 saves for the win as Tyler Santos stopped 28 shots for the Oil Kings.
PATS 4 WARRIORS 2
MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Dawson MacAuley stopped 37 shots as Regina jumped out to a four-goal lead en route to defeating the Warriors.
Colton McCarthy and Brayden Point scored for Moose Jaw (4-6-3).
Justin Paulic made 28 saves for the Warriors.
HITMEN 5 REBELS 2
RED DEER, Alta. — Elliott Peterson scored twice and set up another as Calgary defeated the Rebels.
Colby Harmsworth, Jaynen Rissling and Jake Virtanen also scored for the Hitmen (7-3-1).
Red Deer (6-7-0) got goals from Connor Bleackley and Dominik Volek.
SILVERTIPS 1 BLAZERS 0
EVERETT, Wash. — Kohl Bauml scored the game's only goal 13 seconds into the third period, lifting the Silvertips over Kamloops.
Everett's (7-2-2) Austin Lotz stopped all 23 shots he faced for his third-career shutout.
Blazers' (6-6-2) defenceman Ryan Rehill was ejected in the second period after picking up a five-minute major for interference.
Taran Kozun made 37 saves for Kamloops.
ROCKETS 3 COUGARS 2
Tyson Baillie also scored for Kelowna (6-1-2).
Chase Witala and Carson Bolduc scored for the Cougars (6-7-1).
Rockets' goaltender Jordon Cooke made 21 saves while Ty Edmonds stopped 33 shots for Prince George.
THUNDERBIRDS 6 BRONCOS 3
Julius Honka, Colby Cave and Codo Gordon recorded goals for the Broncos (6-6-1).
Justin Myles made 25 saves for Seattle as Swift Current's netminder Landon Bow turned away 37 shots.
ROYALS 4 CHIEFS 1
SPOKANE, Wash. — Coleman Vollrath made 41 saves and Ben Walker scored the eventual winner as Victoria downed the Chiefs.
Tyler Soy, Logan Fisher and Brandon Fushimi also scored for the Royals (9-6-0) while Austin Carroll tacked on two assists.
Mike Aviani scored Spokane's (10-3-0) lone goal.
Garret Hughson made 24 saves for the Chiefs.
WINTERHAWKS 8 AMERICANS 1
Chase De Leo scored twice for the Winterhawks (7-3-1) and Paul Bittner, Presten Kopeck, Keegan Iverson and Oliver Bjorkstrand had the others.
Jessey Astles scored for the Americans (5-8-1).
Portland's Brendan Burke made 28 saves for the win. Tri-City's Eric Comrie took the loss after allowing five goals on 27 shots through two periods. Evan Sarthou started the third for the Americans and stopped 7-of-10 shots in relief.