PORTLAND, Ore. - Brendan Burke stopped 32 shots and Oliver Bjorkstrand had a pair of goals as the Portland Winterhawks blanked the visiting Spokane Chiefs 6-0 on Friday in Western Hockey League action.
Brendan Leipsic, Paul Bittner, Adam De Champlain and Keegan Iverson also scored for the Winterhawks (35-12-5), who improved to 10-0-1 in their last 11 contests, while Nicolas Petan and Taylor Leier chipped in with two assists apiece.
Defencemen Jeremy McIntosh and Cole Wedman were each a team-worst minus-3 for the Chiefs (31-16-4).
Eric Williams started in net for Spokane, but was pulled after allowing four goals on 22 shots. Garret Hughson replaced Williams to start the third period and stopped 9-of-11 shots in relief.
Portland went 3 for 6 on the power play while the Chiefs failed to score on either of their chances with the man advantage.
COUGARS 2 WARRIORS 1
MOOSE JAW, Sask. ??? Ty Edmonds stopped 21 shots as Prince George handed the Warriors their eighth loss in a row.
Todd Fiddler scored the eventual winner for the Cougars (21-26-7) at 11:30 of the third period while also picking up an assist on Marc McNulty's first period goal.
Josh Uhrich scored the lone goal for Moose Jaw (13-30-8).
Justin Paulic turned away 23-of-25 shots for the Warriors.
PATS 6 BLADES 0
REGINA ??? Chandler Stephenson scored twice as the Pats used a four-goal second period to down Saskatoon.
Dryden Hunt had a goal and two assists for Regina (26-21-5) while Daniel Wapple only had to make 16 saves for his third-career shutout.
Kyle Burroughs, Logan McVeigh and Connor Gay also scored for the Pats.
Troy Trombley stopped 41-of-47 shots for the Blades (14-35-4).
BRONCOS 4 TIGERS 3
SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. ??? Graham Black scored three times and Julius Honka chipped in with two assists as the Broncos slipped past Medicine Hat.
Dillon Heatherington had a goal and an assist for Swift Current (26-18-8) while Eetu Laurikainen made 30 saves for the win.
Cole Sanford had a pair of goals for the Tigers (29-18-3) and Alex Mowbray scored once.
Medicine Hat's Marek Langhamer turned aside 34-of-38 shots in defeat.
HITMEN 7 WHEAT KINGS 4
CALGARY ??? Brady Brassart, Greg Chase and Ben Thomas each had a goal and an assist as the Hitmen downed Brandon to halt a three-game slide.
Chase Lang, Jake Virtanen, Connor Rankin and Adam Tambellini also scored for Calgary (32-13-6).
Ryley Lindgren scored once and set up two more for the Wheat Kings (26-19-6) and Eric Roy, Jayce Hawryluk and Quinton Lisoway had a goal apiece.
Chris Driedger made 27 saves for the Hitmen as Brandon's Curtis Honey stopped 35-of-42 shots in defeat.
OIL KINGS 3 AMERICANS 1
EDMONTON ??? Tristan Jarry made 28 saves as the Oil Kings extended their win streak to seven games by downing Tri-City.
Curtis Lazar and Lane Bauer scored 47 seconds apart in the second period to put Edmonton (36-13-1) ahead for good, and Aaron Irving added one more late in the period.
Brian Williams ruined Jarry's shutout bid when he scored at 19:33 of the third period.
Eric Comrie stopped 35-of-38 shots for the Americans (25-22-5).
ICE 4 RAIDERS 1
CRANBROOK, B.C. ????????? Luke Philp and Zach Franko each had a goal and an assist as Kootenay toppled Prince Albert.
Tim Bozon and Zak Zoborosky also scored for the Ice (26-21-4) while Rinat Valiev and Jagger Dirk tacked on two assists apiece.
Dakota Conroy scored the lone goal for the Raiders (23-25-3).
Kootenay's Mackenzie Skapski made 30 saves for the win as Prince Albert's Cole Cheveldave kicked out 29-of-32 shots in a losing cause.
HURRICANES 6 REBELS 5 (SO)
RED DEER, Alta. ????????? Kolten Olynek scored once in regulation and then the shootout winner as Lethbridge snapped the Rebels' five-game win streak.
Reid Duke had two goals and an assist for the Hurricanes (10-38-5) while Carter Folk and Nick Walters added the others. Jamal Watson and Riley Sheen each had two assists.
Brooks Maxwell had a pair of goals for Red Deer (27-21-2) and Nick Charif, Presten Kopeck and Rhyse Dieno each scored once.
Jonny Hogue made 36 saves for Lethbridge as Patrik Bartosak stopped 28-of-33 shots for Red Deer.
ROCKETS 4 BLAZERS 2
KAMLOOPS, B.C. ????????? Jackson Whistle stopped 36-of-38 shots as Kelowna doubled up the Blazers.
Justin Kirkland and Myles Bell each had two goals and an assist for the Rockets (41-7-3) while Madison Bowey tacked on two assists.
Cole Ully scored both goals for Kamloops (11-36-5), which dropped its fifth straight game.
Bolton Pouliot turned away 30-of-34 shots for the Blazers.
GIANTS 5 ROYALS 4 (SO)
VICTORIA ????????? Cain Franson scored once in regulation and then added the shootout winner as Vancouver halted the Royals' three-game win streak.
Thomas Foster, Tim Traber and Dalton Sward also scored for the Giants (26-19-8) while Joel Hamilton had two assists.
Logan Nelson scored twice for Victoria (33-16-3) and Steven Hodges and Brandon Magee had a goal and an assist each.
Vancouver's Payton Lee made 28 saves for the win. Patrik Polivka turned away 26-of-30 shots for the Royals.
THUNDERBIRDS 2 SILVERTIPS 1
EVERETT, Wash. ????????? Taran Kozun turned aside 24 shots as Seattle held on to hand the Silvertips their sixth straight loss.
Ryan Gropp and Mathew Barzal each had a goal and an assist for the Thunderbirds (32-15-5).
Everett (25-19-8) got its lone goal from Joshua Winquist.
Daniel Cotton stopped 22-of-24 shots for the Silvertips.