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WHL Roundup: Leon Draisaitl's hat trick leads Prince Albert past Swift Current @NHLdotcom

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Leon Draisaitl scored a hat trick as the Prince Albert Raiders stormed past the Swift Current Broncos 5-2 in Western Hockey League action Tuesday.

Shane Danyluk and Collin Valcourt also scored for the Raiders (24-25-3), who stayed disciplined throughout the game without incurring any penalties.

Brett Lernout and Coda Gordon scored for the Broncos (26-20-8).

Cole Cheveldave finished with 34 saves for the Raiders, while his Broncos counterpart Eetu Laurikainen turned aside 32 shots.



REGINA ? Marek Langhamer made 41 saves and Medicine Hat's offence did the rest against the Pats.

Tommy Vannelli, Miles Koules, Curtis Valk and Trevor Cox each had a goal for the Tigers (30-19-3).

Chandler Stephenson's penalty shot for Regina (27-22-5) was the only time Langhamer was beaten.

Regina's Daniel Wapple meanwhile stopped 25 shots.



CRANBROOK, B.C. ??? Jaedon Descheneau had a spectacular game with three goals and three assists as the Ice won their third straight.

Descheneau, Zach Franko and Sam Reinhart dominated Kootenay's (28-21-4) offence. Franko scored twice and had three assists, while Reinhart added a goal and four assists.

Cameron Hebig, Cory Millette and Mitch Lipon replied for Saskatoon (14-37-4), which dropped its fourth straight game.

Mackenzie Skapski turned aside 28 shots for the Ice, while Troy Trombley stopped 33 in net for the Blades.



VANCOUVER ??? Cain Franson scored 4:20 into overtime to help the Giants hold off Red Deer.

Thomas Foster and Dmitry Osipov also scored as Vancouver (27-19-9) squandered a 2-0 lead.

Conner Bleackley and Aspen Sterzer had goals for the Rebels (27-22-4).

Giants goaltender Payton Lee kicked out 26 shots, one less than Red Deer's Patrik Bartosak.



SEATTLE ??? Justin Hickman scored twice and added an assist to lead the Thunderbirds past Everett.

Mathew Barzal, Alexander Delnov and Robert Lipsbergs had a goal apiece for Seattle (33-16-5).

Brayden Low, Joshua Winquist and Ivan Nikolishin countered for the Silvertips (26-20-8).

Danny Mumaugh finished with 34 saves for Seattle, while at the other end of the ice Daniel Cotton allowed all five goals on 22 shots.



VICTORIA ??? Austin Carroll's hat trick led the Royals to a bruising win over Calgary.

Logan Nelson, Logan Fisher, Axel Blomqvist and Braden Oleksyn also scored for Victoria (35-16-3), while Coleman Vollrath stopped 24 shots.

Brady Brassart and Connor Rankin scored in the first period for the Hitmen (32-15-6).

Calgary's Chris Driedger allowed six goals on 39 shots before being pulled late in the game. Mack Shields took over with just 11:49 left and gave up a goal on seven shots.

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