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Lethbridge uses power play to beat Cougars 5-2 for first win of the season

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PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - The Lethbridge Hurricanes took advantage of some sloppy play by the Prince George Cougars, going 4-for-10 on the power play en route to a 5-2 victory - their first of the season - on Friday night in Western Hockey League action.

Carter Bancks and Brennan Yadlowski each had three-point nights for the Hurricanes (1-6-0-0), Bancks with a goal and two assists and Yadlowski with three helpers. Carter Ashton and Mike Reddington both had a goal and an assist, while Austin Fyten and Brent Henke also scored.

Alex Rodgers and Marek Viedensky replied for Prince George (2-4-0-0).

Linden Rowat made 28 saves for Lethbridge, who started the season on a six-game losing skid.

Cougars netminder James Priestner stopped 22 shots.

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