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Peters has three points to lead Winterhawks to 5-2 victory over Blazers

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PORTLAND, Ore. - Taylor Peters had a goal and two assists to lead the Portland Winterhawks over the Kamloops Blazers 5-2 in Western Hockey League play Wednesday night.

Peters scored his first goal of the season into an empty net to seal the win for Portland (28-18-2). Oliver Gabriel, Joe Morrow, Ty Rattie, and Stefan Schneider also scored for Portland.

Rattie had an assist to go along with his game-winner.

Chase Schaber and Josh Caron, with his first of the season, answered for Kamloops (22-22-5).

Blazers goalie Kurtis Mucha made 35 saves, while Mac Carruth stopped 25 shots.

Mucha, who played in Portland his whole career before he was traded to Kamloops 16 games into the season, set a new WHL record for most career minutes played by a goaltender. Mucha logged 59 minutes 54 seconds on Wednesday to give him 12,775 career minutes. He broke the record of 12,774 minutes set by Kyle Moir (Swift Current, 2002-07).

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