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WHL Roundup: Ryan Graham scores hat trick as Blades edge Raiders 4-3 in OT

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PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Ryan Graham finished off a hat trick 30 seconds into overtime as the Saskatoon Blades edged the Prince Albert Raiders 4-3 on Friday night in Western Hockey League action.

Nick Zajc had the other for the Blades (9-7-3), who got 32 saves from Brock Hamm.

Reid Gardiner, Simon Stransky and Jesse Lees scored for Prince Albert (12-5-3). Rylan Parenteau turned aside 36 shots in the loss.

Both teams were 0 for 2 on the power play.

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PATS 8 REBELS 5

REGINA ? Austin Wagner scored twice and Sam Steel and Chase Harrison added a goal and two assists apiece to power the Pats over Red Deer.

Colby Williams and Adam Berg each had a goal and a helper for Regina (8-8-1) while Sergey Zborovskiy and Lane Zablocki rounded out the attack. Adam Brooks chipped in with four assists.

Jeff Wit, Ivan Nikolishin and Michael Spacek each scored on goal and set up another for the Rebels (14-7-0). Haydn Fleury and Evan Polei also scored.

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WARRIORS 4 HURRICANES 2

MOOSE JAW, Sask. ??? Brayden Point scored his second power-play goal of the game in the third period as the Warriors doubled up Lethbridge.

Dryden Hunt and Landon Quinney chipped in with goals in the third for Moose Jaw (11-5-3), which scored three in the period. It was the third-straight win for the Warriors.

Tyler Wong and Cory Millette had goals in the second for the Hurricanes (12-6-0).

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HITMEN 6 ICE 0

CALGARY ??? Cody Porter stopped all 12 shots he faced and Jake Bean had a goal and an assist as the Hitmen blanked Kootenay to snap a three-game losing skid.

Colby Harmsworth opened the scoring in the first before Carsen Twarynski and Layne Bensmiller had goals in the second for Calgary (10-10-1). Tyler Mrkonjic and Mark Kastelic rounded out the attack with goals in the third.

Wyatt Hoflin turned away 25 shots for the Ice (4-14-2).

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AMERICANS 4 TIGERS 3

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. ??? Vladislav Lukin had a goal and an assist as Tri-City edged the Tigers.

Michael Rasmussen, Beau McCue and Parker Wotherspoon also found the back of the net for the Americans (7-11-1), who snapped a three-game skid.

Clayton Kirichenko, Steven Owre and Cole Sanford scored for Medicine Hat (5-8-3).

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COUGARS 4 OIL KINGS 2

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. ??? Chase Witala scored twice and added an assist as the Cougars snapped Edmonton's three-game winning streak.

Jansen Harkins and Jesse Gabrielle also scored for Prince George (9-7-1).

Andrew Koep and Brett Pollock had goals for the Oil Kings (7-10-3).

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WINTERHAWKS 5 BRONCOS 4

PORTLAND, Ore. ??? Keegan Iverson scored twice as the Winterhawks slipped past Swift Current.

Rihards Bukarts, Alex Overhardt and Skyler McKenzie also found the back of the net in a four-goal second period for Portland (9-9-0).

Jon Martin led the Broncos (8-9-2) attack with two goals and an assist. Jordan Thomson and Tyler Steenbergen had the others.

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THUNDERBIRDS 4 ROYALS 2

VICTORIA ??? Keegan Kolesar scored the first of four-consecutive goals in the third period for Seattle as it doubled up the Royals.

Nolan Volcan, Alexander True and Ryan Gropp also chipped in for the Thunderbirds (11-6-1).

Ryan Gagnon and Jack Walker opened the scoring for Victoria (14-6-1), which had picked up points in each of its past eight games.

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GIANTS 4 BLAZERS 3 (OT)

VANCOUVER ??? Trevor Cox scored at 2:51 of overtime as the Giants snapped a nine-game skid with a come-from-behind victory over Kamloops.

Ty Ronning led the offence with two goals and an assist, including the equalizer at 19:51 of the third for Vancouver (5-10-4). Matt Barberis also scored.

Deven Sideroff struck twice and Quinn Benjafield had the other for the Blazers (8-8-1).

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SILVERTIPS 5 CHIEFS 2

EVERETT, Wash. ????????? Patrick Bajkov, Jake Christiansen and Remi Laurencelle had goals in the third period for the Silvertips as they downed Spokane.

Graham Millar and Kevin Davis gave Everett (9-5-1) a two-goal lead to start the game.

Kailer Yamamoto struck twice for the Chiefs (9-8-3).

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