EVERETT, Wash. - Ryan Howse scored a hat trick, leading the Chilliwack Bruins to a 5-2 victory over the Everett Silvertips on Saturday night in WHL action.
Randy McNaught and Alexander Wiklund also scored for Chilliwack (11-22-2-2), which was victorious in its first game following the Christmas break. The Bruins had lost 11 of 12 prior to the break.
Lucas Gore made 23 saves in goal for the Bruins.
Tyler Maxwell and Kyle Beach scored for Everett (15-14-5-0). Shayne Barre made 23 saves in goal for the Silvertips.