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Fisenko leads Calgary Hitmen to 5-1 win over Prince George Cougars

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Misha Fisenko scored twice for Calgary as the Hitmen topped the Prince George Cougars 5-1 in Western Hockey League action Wednesday night.

Tyler Shattock had a goal and an assist for the Hitmen (41-17-2), while Joel Broda and Giffen Nyren also scored. Zak Stebner chipped in with a pair of assists.

Taylor Makin scored the lone goal for the Cougars (11-44-3).

Martin Jones made 23 saves for Calgary to improve his record to 27-11-0.

Elsewhere in the WHL it was: Saskatoon 8 Red Deer 1; Swift Current 4 Lethbridge 1; Everett 5 Portland 2; and Spokane 7 Kamloops 0.

At Calgary, Hudson Stremmel started for Prince George but was pulled after giving up three goals on three shots by the 9:43 mark of the first period. Kyle Jahraus then made 15 saves for the Cougars the rest of the way.

Blades 8 Rebels 1

At Saskatoon, the Blades scored five times in the first period of their win over Red Deer.

Josh Nicholls scored twice for Saskatoon (40-13-6), while Derek Hulak, Randy McNaught, Marek Viedensky, Tyler Kizuik, Gaelan Patterson and Stefan Elliott had the other goals. Hulak and Viedensky each added two assists.

Andrej Kudrna had the only goal for Red Deer (34-22-4).

Steven Stanford made 19 saves for the win.

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Broncos 4 Hurricanes 1

At Lethbridge, Sask., Stepan Novotny scored twice, including the game-winner, as Swift Current topped the Hurricanes.

Justin Dowling and Derek Claffey each added a goal and two assists for Swift Current (31-27-4).

Dustin Donaghy had the only goal for Lethbridge (17-37-6).

Mark Friesen made 29 saves for the win, while Linden Rowat stopped 12 shots in defeat.

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Silvertips 5 Winterhawks 2

At Everett, Wash., Shane Harper scored two goals to lead the Silvertips over Portland.

Kellan Tochkin, Tyler Maxwell and Scott MacDonald also scored for Everett (37-19-4).

Eric Doyle and Spencer Bennett replied for Portland (37-22-3).

Kent Simpson made 28 saves for the Silvertips.

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Chiefs 7 Blazers 0

At Kamloops, B.C., Kyle Beach scored three times as Spokane pounded the Blazers.

Beach, who also had an assist, leads the WHL with a career-high 45 goals this season.

Mitch Wahl, with two, Jared Cowen and Levko Koper also scored for the Chiefs (36-20-4).

The Blazers are 27-29-6.

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