SPOKANE, Wash. - Anthony Bardaro had a hat trick and Steven Kuhn added two goals and an assist Saturday as the Spokane Chiefs hammered the Tri-City Americans 7-2 in the Western Hockey League.
Darren Kramer and Collin Valcourt had the other goals for Spokane (1-1-0), while Reid Gow added four assists.
Adam Hughesman and Mitch Topping replied for Tri-City (3-1-0).
Mac Engel made 31 saves for the win. Eric Comrie gave up five goals on 16 shots for the Americans. Ty Rimmer stopped 19-of-21 shots in relief.
Spokane finished 4-for-12 on the power play, while Tri-City wound up 0-for-5.