LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Tyler Wong scored his first-career hat trick and added two assists as the Lethbridge Hurricanes downed the visiting Saskatoon Blades 8-5 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.
Josh Derko scored twice for the Hurricanes (2-9-1), Russell Maxwell had a goal and two assists while Macoy Erkamps and Ryan Pilon each scored once.
Graeme Craig scored once and set up three more for the Blades (6-6-2), Nikita Scherbak had a pair of goals and Nick Gomerich and Brett Stovin scored the others.
Lethbridge's Corbin Boes made 39 saves for the win. Alex Moodie stopped 18-of-22 shots in a losing cause. Moodie replaced Saskatoon starter Troy Trombley, who allowed three goals on 10 shots in 20 minutes of action.
The Hurricanes went 3 for 5 on the power play while the Blades scored three times on five chances with the man advantage.
WHEAT KINGS 6 TIGERS 3
BRANDON, Man. ? Curtis Honey stopped 43 shots as the Wheat Kings doubled up Medicine Hat.
John Quenneville scored once and set up two more for Brandon (7-5-0) while Ryan Pulock, Jayce Hawryluk, Rihards Bukarts, Richard Nejezchleb and Braylon Shmyr had the others.
Hunter Shinkaruk, Markus Eisenschmid and Jacob Doty supplied the scoring for the Tigers (7-2-2).
Medicine Hat's Daniel Wapple made 30 saves in defeat.
ICE 4 OIL KINGS 3
EDMONTON ??? Hudson Elynuik scored the eventual winner late in the third as Kootenay edged the Oil Kings.
Collin Shirley, Jaedon Descheneau and Levi Cable also scored for the Ice (6-5-1) while Luke Philp chipped in with two assists.
Mitchell Moroz, Curtis Lazar and Henrik Samuelsson scored for Edmonton (5-6-1).
Kootenay's Mackenzie Skapski made 28 saves for the win as Tyler Santos stopped 28 shots for the Oil Kings.
PATS 4 WARRIORS 2
MOOSE JAW, Sask. ??? Dawson MacAuley stopped 37 shots as Regina jumped out to a four-goal lead en route to defeating the Warriors.
Marc McCoy, Morgan Klimchuk, Dyson Stevenson and Connor Gay scored for the Pats (7-5-0) while Boston Leier had two assists.
Colton McCarthy and Brayden Point scored for Moose Jaw (4-6-3).
Justin Paulic made 28 saves for the Warriors.
HITMEN 5 REBELS 2
RED DEER, Alta. ??? Elliott Peterson scored twice and set up another as Calgary defeated the Rebels.
Colby Harmsworth, Jaynen Rissling and Jake Virtanen also scored for the Hitmen (7-3-1).
Red Deer (6-7-0) got goals from Connor Bleackley and Dominik Volek.
Calgary's Chris Driedger made 25 stops for the win as Rebels' netminder Patrik Bartosak turned away 41 shots in defeat.
SILVERTIPS 1 BLAZERS 0
EVERETT, Wash. ??? Kohl Bauml scored the game's only goal 13 seconds into the third period, lifting the Silvertips over Kamloops.
Everett's (7-2-2) Austin Lotz stopped all 23 shots he faced for his third-career shutout.
Blazers' (6-6-2) defenceman Ryan Rehill was ejected in the second period after picking up a five-minute major for interference.
Taran Kozun made 37 saves for Kamloops.
ROCKETS 3 COUGARS 2
KELOWNA, B.C. ??? Tyrell Goulbourne and Damon Severson scored 59 seconds apart in the second period as the Rockets slipped past Prince George.
Tyson Baillie also scored for Kelowna (6-1-2).
Chase Witala and Carson Bolduc scored for the Cougars (6-7-1).
Rockets' goaltender Jordon Cooke made 21 saves while Ty Edmonds stopped 33 shots for Prince George.
THUNDERBIRDS 6 BRONCOS 3
KENT, Wash. ??? Roberts Lipsbergs and Riley Sheen each had a goal and an assist to lead Seattle over Swift Current.
Justin Hickman, Brandon Troock, Seth Swenson and Jared Hauf also scored for the Thunderbirds (9-3-1) and Shea Theodore had two assists.
Julius Honka, Colby Cave and Codo Gordon recorded goals for the Broncos (6-6-1).
Justin Myles made 25 saves for Seattle as Swift Current's netminder Landon Bow turned away 37 shots.
ROYALS 4 CHIEFS 1
SPOKANE, Wash. ????????? Coleman Vollrath made 41 saves and Ben Walker scored the eventual winner as Victoria downed the Chiefs.
Tyler Soy, Logan Fisher and Brandon Fushimi also scored for the Royals (9-6-0) while Austin Carroll tacked on two assists.
Mike Aviani scored Spokane's (10-3-0) lone goal.
Garret Hughson made 24 saves for the Chiefs.
WINTERHAWKS 8 AMERICANS 1
KENNEWICK, Wash. ????????? Nicolas Petan and Boston Leier had a goal and two assists each as Portland crushed Tri-City.
Chase De Leo scored twice for the Winterhawks (7-3-1) and Paul Bittner, Presten Kopeck, Keegan Iverson and Oliver Bjorkstrand had the others.
Jessey Astles scored for the Americans (5-8-1).
Portland's Brendan Burke made 28 saves for the win. Tri-City's Eric Comrie took the loss after allowing five goals on 27 shots through two periods. Evan Sarthou started the third for the Americans and stopped 7-of-10 shots in relief.