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WHL Roundup: A look at Sunday's games

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A big second period earned the Edmonton Oil Kings their sixth straight victory.

Edmonton scored six goals in the second en route to an 8-3 victory over the Saskatoon Blades in Western Hockey League action Sunday.

Michael St. Croix scored twice in the blowout period for Edmonton, while Curtis Lazar, Rhett Rachinski, Mitchell Moroz and Mark Pysyk also scored in the second.

Tyler Maxell and T.J. Foster added a goal apiece for the Oil Kings (18-8-3), who converted on five power-play opportunities.

Lukas Sutter, Matej Stransky and Michael Burns each scored singles for the Blades (19-11-1).

Elsewhere in the WHL, it was: Medicine Hat 2, Calgary 1; Regina 2, Brandon 0; Lethbridge 1, Spokane 0; Prince Albert 3 Moose Jaw 1; and Swift Current 2, Kootenay 1.

At Edmonton, Maxwell and Sutter traded goals and both teams ended the first period tied at one.

Lazar and St. Croix scored to open the second before Stransky cut the Oil Kings' lead to 3-2.

But Edmonton went on to score four straight goals in the second, with Foster's short-handed goal in the third putting an exclamation point on the Oil Kings' offence.

Edmonton's Laurent Brossoit made 25 saves for the win, while at the other end Andrey Makarov allowed seven goals on 29 shots before being replaced in the third by Adam Todd, who made six saves.

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Tigers 2 Hitmen 1

At Calgary, Curtis Valk scored both goals for Medicine Hat (17-11-4) against the Hitmen (15-12-2).

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Pats 2 Wheat Kings 0

At Brandon, Man., Matt Hewitt made 33 saves to earn his first career WHL shutout as Regina (15-12-2) blanked the Wheat Kings (18-11-2).

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Hurricanes 1 Chiefs 0

At Lethbridge, Alta., Liam Liston made 38 saves as the Hurricanes (10-20-1) shut out the Spokane Chiefs (13-9-4).

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Raiders 3 Warriors 1

At Prince Albert, Sask., the Raiders (8-21-2) scored three unanswered goals to beat Moose Jaw (18-9-3).

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Broncos 2 Ice 1

At Swift Current, Sask., Adam Lowry scored in the third period to lift the Broncos (12-16-3) past Kootenay (19-8-3).

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