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WHL Roundup: Adam's short-handed goal the difference as Warriors edge Raiders

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MOOSE JAW, Sask. - Austin Adam's short-handed, empty-net goal in the third period held up as the winner and the Moose Jaw Warriors stifled a late Prince Albert rally en route to a 4-3 victory over the Raiders in Western Hockey League action on Wednesday.

Brett Howden, Axel Blomqvist and Jack Rodewald had a goal and an assist apiece for Moose Jaw (21-27-4), which scored four consecutive goals ? three on the power play ? in the second and third periods.

Reid Gardiner had a three-point night with two goals and an assist for the Raiders (21-30-1), including a power-play goal at 18:47 of the third to pull Prince Albert to within one. Kris Scmidli also scored.

Warriors goaltender Brody Willms made 27 saves in the victory. Rylan Parenteau shouldered the loss, stopping 15-of-18 shots.

Moose Jaw was a perfect 3 for 3 on the power play. Prince Albert had one goal on three opportunities with the man advantage.

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WHEAT KINGS 6 TIGERS 3

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. ? Rihards Bukarts scored one goal and assisted on two more to lead Brandon past the Tigers.

Ivan Provorov, Morgan Klimchuk, Tim McGauley and Nolan Patrick had a goal and an assist apiece for the Wheat Kings (38-9-5). Braylon Shmyr also scored.

Dryden Hunt supplied all the offence for Medicine Hat (35-13-3) with a hat trick. Trevor Cox chipped in with two assists.

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REBELS 3 BLAZERS 2

KAMLOOPS, B.C. ??? Conner Bleackley scored twice, including the eventual winner on the power play in the second period, and Red Deer held on to beat the Blazers.

Riley Sheen rounded out offence with a goal and an assist for the Rebels (28-15-8), who snapped a three-game losing skid.

Cole Ully had both goals for Kamloops (20-27-6).

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