PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Jayden Hart had a hat trick to lead the Prince Albert Raiders to a dominant 6-2 victory over the Swift Current Broncos in Western Hockey League play on Friday.
Reid Gardiner had two goals of his own for the Raiders (10-13-0). Craig Leverton chipped in with a goal and three assists for his team's second-straight win.
Jake DeBrusk and Andreas Schumacher replied for Swift Current (13-9-4).
Rylan Parenteau was solid in net, making 44 saves for the win.
Landon Bow made 24-of-28 saves for the Broncos.
Prince Albert was successful on its lone power-play chance. Swift Current went 1 for 5 with the man advantage.
WHEAT KINGS 7 OIL KINGS 4
BRANDON, Man. ? Nolan Patrick scored twice as the Wheat Kings downed Edmonton.
Rihards Bukarts, John Quenneville, Macoy Erkamps, Tim McGauley and Quintin Lisoway also had goals for Brandon (18-5-1).
Brett Pollock had a hat trick for the Oil Kings (12-9-3), while Brandon Baddock rounded out the attack.
HITMEN 5 WARRIORS 2
CALGARY ??? Kenton Helgesen struck twice for the Hitmen as they beat Moose Jaw.
Jake Virtanen, Adam Tambellini and Connor Rankin all had goals for Calgary (12-8-3). It was its fifth win in seven games.
Ryan Gardiner and Jesse Shynkaruk supplied the Warriors' (9-11-3) offence.
REBELS 4 TIGERS 2
RED DEER, Alta. ??? Evan Polei scored his 10th of the season at 15:45 of the third period and it proved to be the winner for the Rebels over Medicine Hat.
Wyatt Johnson, Scott Feser and Adam Musil supplied the rest of the offence for Red Deer (12-9-3).
Matt Bradley and Cole Sanford chipped in for the Tigers (16-5-2).
ICE 5 HURRICANES 1
CRANBROOK, B.C. ??? Tim Bozon had two goals and an assist to lead Kootenay over Lethbridge.
Jaedon Descheneau, Rinat Valiev and Levi Cable all found the back of the net for the Ice (9-14-0).
Taylor Cooper scored in the third period for the Hurricanes (5-13-4).
BLAZERS 5 COUGARS 2
KAMLOOPS, B.C. ??? Josh Connolly had four assists to lead the Blazers over Prince George.
Collin Shirley, Cole Ully, Michael Fora, Deven Sideroff and Logan McVeigh all found the back of the net for Kamloops (11-10-4).
Jansen Harkins and Jari Erricson responded for the Cougars (12-13-0).
ROYALS 3 SILVERTIPS 1
VICTORIA ??? Austin Carroll scored his 16th goal of the season to open the game and help the Royals skate past Everett.
Joe Hicketts and Jared Smytriw chipped in for Victoria (13-11-2).
Brayden Low had his sixth of the season for the Silvertips (14-4-3).
WINTERHAWKS 4 ROCKETS 3 (OT)
KELOWNA, B.C. ???Alex Schoenborn scored his second of the game 1:04 into overtime as Portland downed the Rockets.
Chase De Leo also had a pair of goals for the Winterhawks (10-12-3).
Jesse Lees, Tyrell Goulbourne and Kris Schmidli found the back of the net for Kelowna (21-1-3).
PATS 6 GIANTS 2
VANCOUVER ??? Dryden Hunt had two goals to lead Regina over the Giants.
Kyle Burroughs, Adam Brooks, Braden Christoffer and Austin Wagner supplied the rest of the Pats' (13-9-2) offence. The win was the team's fifth straight.
Tyler Benson and Jackson Houck opened the scoring for Vancouver (9-14-0).
CHIEFS 2 THUNDERBIRDS 1
KENT, Wash. ????????? Kailer Yamamoto's two power-play goals were enough as Spokane edged Seattle.
Dominic Zwerger added two assists for the Chiefs (10-7-3).
Calvin Spencer scored in the third period for the Thunderbirds (9-11-3), who lost their third straight.