The Moose Jaw Warriors have made the most of their time at home.
Defenceman Ryan Stanton scored twice as Moose Jaw hung on to beat the Chilliwack Bruins 3-2 in Western Hockey League action Saturday. The Warriors picked up seven out of a possible eight points during their four-game home stand. Moose Jaw is now in seventh place in the WHL's Eastern Conference with 71 points, one point ahead of the Swift Current Broncos and six points above the Prince Albert Raiders.
The sixth place Medicine Hat Tigers have 78 points, but have recently faltered, winning only three of their last 10 games.
Jeff Bosch made 33 saves for the Warriors as he won his third straight start. Lucas Gore stopped 27 shots for the Bruins.
Elsewhere in the WHL it was Regina 3 Saskatoon 0; Brandon 5 Prince Albert 3; Swift Current 5 Vancouver 3; Calgary 2 Kelowna 1; Red Deer 4 Edmonton 3 (SO); Lethbridge 4 Kootenay 1; Portland 3 Seattle 2 (SO); Kamloops 6 Medicine Hat 3; Spokane 5 Tri-City 2 and finally Everett 5 Prince George 0.
At Moose Jaw, Sask., Dylan Hood also scored for the Warriors (31-24-9).
Jamie Crooks and Roman Horak replied with second period goals for the Bruins (29-31-6).
Pats 3 Blades 0
At Saskatoon, Dawson Guhle made 19 saves as Regina blanked the Blades.
Jordan Eberle scored twice for the Pats (27-32-7), while Matt Strueby added a marker.
Adam Morrison stopped 26 shots for Saskatoon (43-15-7).
Wheat Kings 5 Raiders 3
At Brandon, Man., Scott Glennie scored two third-period goals to lead the Wheat Kings to a win over Prince Albert.
Jay Fehr, Matt Calvert and Brayden Schenn rounded out the scoring for Brandon (44-18-14).
Justin Maylan replied with two goals for the Raiders (30-30-5), while Brandon Herrod also scored.
Broncos 5 Giants 3
At Swift Current, Sask., Jordan Peddle's goal stood as the winner as the Broncos out-lasted Vancouver.
Joel Rogers and Kyle Verdino both scored for Swift Current (33-29-4), while Brad Hoban also tallied. Cody Eakin scored into an empty net for insurance.
Tomas Vincour, James Henry and J.T. Barnett replied for the Giants(39-22-5).
Hitmen 2 Rockets 1
At Calgary, Martin Jones made 23 saves as the Hitmen edged Kelowna.
Joel Broda and Rigby Burgart tallied for Calgary (45-17-3).
Brandon McMillan was the lone scorer for Kelowna (30-30-6).
Rebels 4 Oil Kings 3 (SO)
At Edmonton, Red Deer continued eked out a 4-3 shootout win against the Oil Kings.
Landon Ferraro scored in regulation and had the shootout winner for the Rebels (38-23-4), while Cullen Morin and Willie Coetzee had markers.
Sebastian Svendsen forced overtime for Edmonton (16-37-13), while Michael St. Croix and Michael Burns added singles.
Hurricanes 4 Ice 1
At Cranbrook, B.C., Lethbridge scored three goals in the final period to sail past Kootenay.
Ryan Moser, Mitch Maxwell and Cam Braes completed the rally for the Hurricanes (19-39-8), while Cason Machacek scored in the first period.
Max Reinhart had the only goal for the Ice (39-22-5).
Winterhawks 3 Thunderbirds 2 (SO)
At Kent, Wash., Chris Francis and Luke Walker both scored in the shootout to help Portland beat Seattle.
Troy Rutkowski and Taylor Peters scored for the Winterhawks (39-23-3).
Branden Troock and Tyler Alos had the goals for the Thunderbirds (17-35-12).
Blazers 6 Tigers 3
At Medicine Hat, Alta., Chase Schaber recorded a hat trick as Kamloops doubled up the Tigers.
Mark Hall, C.J. Stretch and Jordan DePape had singles for the Blazers (30-31-6).
Zdenek Okal, Taylor Gal and Emerson Etem scored for Medicine Hat(35-23-8).
Chiefs 5 Americans 2
At Spokane, Wash., Mitch Wahl had the eventual winner as the Chiefs earned a win against Tri-City.
Kyle Beach, Levko Koper, Brady Brassart and Kenton Miller rounded out the offence for Spokane (39-21-4).
Patrick Holland opened scoring for the Americans (43-17-3), while Neal Prokop added a marker.
Silvertips 5 Cougars 0
At Everett, Wash., Kellan Tochkin scored twice to lead Everett to a victory over Prince George.
Shane Harper, Dan Iwanski and Byron Froese also scored for the Silvertips (41-19-4), while Kent Simpson earned the shutout with 24 saves.
Hudson Stremmel made 24 saves in goal for Prince George (11-50-3).