CHILLIWACK, B.C. - Brett Connolly scored his first Western Hockey League hat trick to lead the Prince George Cougars past the Chilliwack Bruins 5-2 on Friday night.
Justin Maylan and Tyler Halliday also scored for the Cougars (23-33-0-2).
David Robinson and Randy McNaught replied for Chilliwack (14-38-2-4).
Kevin Armstrong made 22 saves for Prince George, while Bruins netminder Lucas Gore stopped 19 shots.
In a bizarre statistical twist, both teams recorded eight shots in every period, finishing with 24 shots each.