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WHL Roundup: Hitmen snap Hurricanes' six-game win streak with 6-4 victory

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CALGARY - Jakob Stukel and Keegan Kanzig each scored twice as the Calgary Hitmen halted the Lethbridge Hurricanes' six-game win streak on Wednesday with a 6-4 victory in Western Hockey League action.

Jake Bean had a goal and two assists for the Hitmen (25-13-2), who have won three in a row, while Layne Bensmiller had the other goal.

Giorgio Estephan struck twice for the Hurricanes (26-12-0) while Brayden Burke and Jordy Bellerive added a goal apiece.

Calgary's Cody Porter made 14 saves for the win as Jayden Sittler stopped 32-of-37 shots for Lethbridge.

The Hitmen went 3 for 9 on the power play while the Hurricanes scored once on four chances with the man advantage.

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RAIDERS 6 PATS 5 (SO)

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. ? Jordan Tkatch had a goal and two assists in regulation and added the shootout winner as the Raiders edged Regina.

Jesse Lees, Vojtech Budik, Parker Kelly and Luke Coleman also scored for Prince Albert (22-11-4) as Ian Scott made 26 saves for the win.

Austin Wagner scored once and set up two more for the Pats (16-16-6), who also got goals from Luc Smith, Adam Berg and Colby Williams. Tyler Brown stopped 32-of-37 shots in defeat.

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BRONCOS 6 BLADES 4

SASKATOON ??? Kade Jensen struck twice and Landon Bow made 24 saves as Swift Current handed the Blades their third loss in a row.

Tyler Steenbergen, Lane Pederson and Scott Feser had a goal and an assist apiece for the Broncos (12-21-4) while Colby Sissons scored once.

Terrell Draude, Wyatt Sloboshan, Cameron Hebig and Mason McCarty supplied the offence for Saskatoon (13-20-3), which got a 26-save outing from Brock Hamm.

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COUGARS 6 GIANTS 3

VANCOUVER ??? Jesse Gabriel scored three times and Chase Witala had a goal and two helpers as Prince George doubled up the Giants.

Brad Morrison and Jansen Harkins added a goal and an assist apiece for the Cougars (23-12-2) while Nick McBride turned away 31 shots for the win.

Trevor Cox scored once for Vancouver (13-20-5) and assisted on goals from Chase Lang and Brennan Mennell. Ryan Kubic made 40 saves in the loss.

Giants defenceman Josh Thrower picked up 27 minutes in penalties on one play. He was handed an instigator minor, fighting major, 10-minute misconduct and game misconduct at 8:47 of the third period.

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ROYALS 3 BLAZERS 2

KAMLOOPS, B.C. ??? Coleman Vollrath made 36 saves Matthew Phillips' second-period goal stood up as the winner as Victoria edged the Blazers.

Ryan Peckford and Vladimir Bobylev also found the back of the net for the Royals (23-12-3).

Jake Kryski and Jermaine Loewen scored for Kamloops (17-14-4), which has dropped three straight. Connor Ingam made 40 saves in defeat.

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SILVERTIPS 2 ROCKETS 1 (OT)

KELOWNA, B.C. ??? Dawson Leedhal scored 2:27 into overtime to lift Everett over the Rockets.

Graham Millar also scored for the Silvertips (20-12-2) while Carter Hart made 24 saves for the win.

Dillon Dube opened the scoring for Kelowna (27-9-2). Jackson Whistle stopped 34-of-36 shots in a losing cause.

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