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WHL Roundup: A look at Wednesday's games @NHLdotcom

Jordan Weal of the Regina Pats continues to put up points at an incredible rate.

Weal scored a goal and added four assists to help the Pats defeat the Prince Albert Raiders 8-3 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League action.

The 19-year-old has scored 11 points in his last three games, moving him into a tie for second in league scoring with 65 points, four behind Ty Rattie of the Portland Winterhawks.

Regina (22-15-4) also got a hat trick from Matt Marantz, a goal and two assists from Dominik Volek, two goals from Andrew Rieder and one goal from Dyson Stevenson. Ricard Blidstrand and Colten Jobke each picked up two assists on the night.

Prince Albert (14-24-3) had goals from Logan McVeigh, Mike Winther and Anthony Bardaro while captain Mark McNeill picked up two assists.

Matt Hewitt made 31 saves for the win as Cole Holowenko allowed six goals on 22 shots before being pulled early in the third period.

Luke Lee-Knight came on in relief and made 10 saves on 12 shots.

Both teams had success on the power play as Regina went 4 for 6 and Prince Albert 2 for 4.

Elsewhere in the WHL, it was: Edmonton 6, Lethbridge 3; Kootenay 5, Swift Current 1; Calgary 6, Vancouver 4; Everett 5, Seattle 2; Kelowna 5, Spokane 2; and Tri-City 5, Moose Jaw 0.

At Regina, Marantz scored the only goal of the first period to give the Pats a 1-0 lead.

Weal doubled their lead with a power-play goal 1:12 into the second.

McVeigh put the Raiders on the board at 5:01 but Regina scored three unanswered goals for a 5-1 lead.

Rieder scored at 7:45, then Volek scored on the power play at 9:59 and finally Stevenson scored at 12:20 on the power play as well.

Winther scored a power-play goal early in the third for Prince Albert, but again the Pats scored three straight times.

Marantz scored at 2:40, followed by Rieder's second of the game at 3:44 and then Marantz again at 5:12, on the power play, to complete the hat trick.

Bardaro added one more late on the power play for the Hurricanes.


Oil Kings 6 Hurricanes 3

At Edmonton, a five-goal second period was the difference as the Oil Kings (26-10-4) defeated Lethbridge (15-26-1).


Ice 5 Broncos 1

At Cranbrook, B.C., Max Reinhart and Drew Czerwonka had four points each to lead Kootenay (23-12-4) over Swift Current (15-20-5).


Hitmen 6 Giants 4

At Vancouver, Calgary (21-16-3) picked up their fourth straight win by defeating the Giants (24-14-2).


Silvertips 5 Thunderbirds 2

At Everett, Wash., Josh Birkholz scored three goals as the Silvertips (7-22-8) snapped a three-game losing streak by defeating Seattle (16-19-1).


Rockets 5 Chiefs 2

At Kelowna, B.C., Brett Bulmer scored three times in the second period to lead the Rockets (15-19-5) over Spokane (17-13-5).


Americans 5 Warriors 0

At Kennewick, Wash., Ty Rimmer stopped 42 shots, for his league-leading fourth shutout, as Tri-City (30-7-0) won its 11th straight game by defeating Moose Jaw (24-11-5).

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