WHL Roundup: Broncos edge Rebels in shootout

RED DEER, Alta. — Calvin Spencer struck twice in regulation and Taz Burman made 42 saves as the Swift Current Broncos edged the Red Deer Rebels 5-4 in a shootout on Friday night in Western Hockey League action.

Jon Martin scored the deciding goal in the shootout for Swift Current (15-26-5), which won its third in a row. Austin Adamson and Glenn Gawdin also found the back of the net.

Adam Helewka, Adam Musil, Conner Bleackley and Colton Bobyk supplied the offence for the Rebels (30-15-3).

Rylan Toth kicked out 8-of-12 shots in 40 minutes of work for Red Deer before giving way to Trevor Martin. Martin stopped all nine shots through the third period and overtime, but still took the loss.

Lane Pederson of the Broncos was assessed a game misconduct late in the first period after a major penalty for boarding.

Swift Current went 2 for 5 on the power play while the Rebels scored once on two chances.

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WHEAT KINGS 3 RAIDERS 0

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. -- Jordan Papirny stopped all 33 shots he faced as Brandon shut out the Raiders.

Nolan Patrick, Tim McGauley and Reid Duke scored in the second period for the Wheat Kings (28-13-4).

Rylan Parenteau kicked out 23 shots in net for Prince Albert (26-15-5).

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WARRIORS 5 HITMEN 1

CALGARY -- Brayden Point had a goal and three assists to lead Moose Jaw over the Hitmen.

Noah Gregor struck twice with Dryden Hunt and Marc McNulty adding the others for the Warriors (24-17-6).

Matteo Gennaro found the back of the net in the second period on the power play for Calgary (27-18-2).

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OIL KINGS 1 SILVERTIPS 0

EDMONTON -- Payton Lee made 27 saves for the shutout as the Oil Kings blanked Everett.

Dario Meyer had a power-play goal in the third period for Edmonton (19-22-7).

Carter Hart turned away 23 shots in defeat for the Silvertips (28-13-4), who entered the game with a 9-0-2 record in their last 11 matchups.

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CHIEFS 7 ICE 6 (OT)

CRANBROOK, B.C. -- Kailer Yamamoto scored early in overtime as Spokane got past the Ice.

Jason Fram led the offence with two goals and two assists for the Chiefs (21-19-5). Presten Kopeck had a goal and two assists while Jacob Cardiff, Wyatt Johnson and Markson Bechtold also chipped in.

Dallas Hines, Jesse Zaharichuk, Shane Allan, Zak Zborosky, Max Patterson and River Beattie scored for Kootenay (8-35-4).

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COUGARS 9 BLAZERS 4

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. -- Colby McAuley had two goals and two assists as the Cougars routed Kamloops.

Jansen Harkins also struck twice for Prince George (28-17-2). Joel Lakusta, Chase Witala, Brogan O'Brien, Bartek Bison and Shane Collins rounded out the attack.

Gage Quinney, Matt Revel, Deven Sideroff and Garrett Pilon had goals for the Blazers (22-17-7).

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THUNDERBIRDS 3 WINTERHAWKS 0

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Landon Bow stopped all 30 shots he faced as Seattle shut out the Winterhawks.

Keegan Kolesar had two goals and an assist for the Thunderbirds (26-16-3), who got the other from Donovan Neuls shorthanded.

Adin Hill turned away 34-of-36 shots in the loss for Portland (23-21-2).

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ROCKETS 4 AMERICANS 2

KELOWNA, B.C. -- Rourke Chartier scored the winner as the Rockets doubled up Tri-City for their third straight win.

Rodney Southam, Tyson Baillie and Calvin Thurkauf also scored for Kelowna (32-11-3).

Michael Rasmussen and Parker Bowles had goals for the Americans (20-24-2).

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GIANTS 4 TIGERS 1

VANCOUVER -- David Brumm struck twice in a three-goal third period as the Giants beat Medicine Hat.

Ben Thomas added a power-play goal in the third for Vancouver (18-25-5), which snapped a four-game skid. Chase Lang opened the scoring in the first.

Alex Mowbray scored in the second period on the power play for the Tigers (18-24-4).