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Chilliwack drops eighth in a row, losing 7-3 to the Wheat Kings

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CHILLIWACK, B.C. - Nathan Green had two goals and an assist as the Brandon Wheat Kings handed the Chilliwack Bruins their eighth straight loss, hammering them 7-3 in Western Hockey League action Friday night.

Chilliwack has allowed at least five goals in each of its last six games. During their eight-game losing streak, the Bruins (5-10-1-1) have been outscored 42-11.

Jay Fehr opened the scoring 15 minutes into the game and added two assists for Brandon. Chilliwack tied the game before the end of the first period on a goal Matt Meropoulis, but the Wheat Kings (10-5-1-0) came alive in the second, scoring four goals to put the game out of reach.

The game turned ugly with five minutes remaining in the second period after a questionable hit by Liam Darragh led to two fights resulting in 46 penalty minutes.

Jordan Hale, Aaron Lewadniuk, Scott Glennie and Andrew Clark also scored for Brandon, which has won five of its last six and seven of its last 10 games.

Patrik Bhungal and Ryan Howse scored the other goals for the Bruins.

James Priestner made 26 saves for the Wheat Kings, while Chilliwack netminder Mark Friesen stopped 20 shots.

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