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Mitch Holmberg scores three goals as Chiefs defeat Tigers 6-3

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MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Mitch Holmberg scored three goals as the Spokane Chiefs defeated the Medicine Hat Tigers 6-3 in Western Hockey League action Saturday.

Collin Valcourt scored twice while Brenden Kichton added a goal and an assist for Spokane (13-8-4).

Emerson Etem scored his 28th of the year for Medicine Hat (16-11-4), tying him with Portland's Ty Rattie for the league lead. Matthew Konan and Jayden hart also scored for the Tigers, who had a 2-0 lead after the first period.

Starting Spokane goaltender Luke Lee-Knight stopped six of eight shots in the first period, while Mac Engel stopped nine of 10 over the final 40 minutes to pick up the win.

Tyler Bunz made 30 saves for Medicine Hat.

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