KENNEWICK, Wash. - Brendan Shinnimin had his first career hat trick, including two short-handed goals, to lead the Tri-City Americans to a 5-1 victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Thursday in Western Hockey League action.
Patrick Holland and Brian Williams also scored for Tri-City (28-7-0).
Colton Sissions scored Kelowna's (14-18-5) lone goal.
Ty Rimmer finished with 33 saves for the win while Adam Brown turned aside 37 shots in defeat.
Both teams went 1-for-5 on the power play.
The Americans have won nine games in a row as Shinnimin has collected 11 goals and 22 points during that stretch.