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WHL Roundup: Oil Kings win sixth straight with victory against Wheat Kings

Wednesday, 01.29.2014 / 12:54 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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WHL Roundup: Oil Kings win sixth straight with victory against Wheat Kings

EDMONTON - Brett Pollock scored twice as the Edmonton Oil Kings beat the Brandon Wheat Kings 4-2 in Western Hockey League play Tuesday.

Riley Kieser and Mitchell Moroz also scored as Edmonton (35-13-1) won its sixth straight game to increase its lead to 13 points atop the Eastern Conference.

Jayce Hawryluk and Peter Quenneville replied for Brandon (26-18-5).

Tristan Jarry stopped 27 shots in net for the Oil Kings, while Wheat Kings goalie Curtis Honey made 25 shots.

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CHIEFS 6 BLAZERS 3

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Mitch Holmberg's pair of goals led Spokane past the Blazers.

Liam Stewart, Adam Helewka, Carter Proft and Dominic Zwerger had a single apiece for the Chiefs (30-15-4), who have a three-game winning streak.

Chase Souto, Coly Ully and Matt Revel scored for Kamloops (11-34-5), which dropped its third straight.

Spokane's Eric Williams turned aside 24 shots, two better than Bolton Pouliot did in Kamloops' net.

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