WHL Roundup: Gennaro scores twice to lead Broncos past Wheat Kings

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Matteo Gennaro scored twice as the Swift Current Broncos beat the Brandon Wheat Kings 5-2 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.

Beck Malenstyn, Tyler Steenbergen and Glenn Gawdin also scored for the Broncos (39-13-4).

Jonny Hooker and Ty Lewis found the back of the net for the Wheat Kings (30-20-5).

Joel Hofer made 22 saves for Swift Current as Logan Thompson turned away 25 shots for Brandon.

The Broncos went 1 for 5 on the power play while the Wheat Kings went 0 for 4 with the man advantage.

OIL KINGS 4 REBELS 3

EDMONTON — Trey Fix-Wolansky broke a 3-3 tie with eight seconds to go in regulation as the Oil Kings slipped past Red Deer.

Liam Keeler, David Kope and Colton Kehler also scored for Edmonton (15-32-7). Josh Dechaine made 29 saves for the win.

Austin Schellenberg, Brandon Cutler and Reese Johnson struck for the Rebels (17-26-13). Ethan Anders stopped 18-of-22 shots in defeat.

WARRIORS 6 ICE 0

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Brayden Burke and Brett Howden each scored twice and Brody Willms made 15 saves as the Warriors blanked Kootenay.

Dmitri Zaitsev and Brandon Schuldhaus also scored for Moose Jaw (42-9-3).

Matt Berlin turned away 28 shots for the Ice (24-29-3).

PATS 4 HURRICANES 2

REGINA — Max Paddock made 33 saves as the Pats doubled up Lethbridge.

Sam Steel, Libor Hajek, Matt Bradley and Cale Fleury scored for Regina (29-23-5).

Logan Barlage and Brad Morrison responded for the Hurricanes (25-23-6), who got 30 saves from Logan Flodell.

BLADES 6 RAIDERS 3

SASKATOON — Bradly Goethals scored twice as the Blades beat Prince Albert.

Nolan Maier made 29 saves while Michael Farren, Josh Paterson, Logan Christensen and Braylon Shmyr also scored for Saskatoon (27-26-3).

Jordy Stallard had a pair of goals for the Raiders (22-22-11) and Parker Kelly had the other. Ian Scott kicked out 24-of-29 shots in a losing cause.

Kelly was given a major penalty and a game misconduct for checking from behind at 18:27 of the first period.

WINTERHAWKS 4 THUNDERBIRDS 1

SEATTLE — Cole Kehler stopped 28 shots as Portland downed the Thunderbirds.

Keoni Texeira, Cody Glass, Ryan Hughes and Skyler McKenzie scored for the Winterhawks (34-18-4).

Graeme Bryks kept Seattle (27-19-8) from being shut out. Liam Hughes stopped 24-of-27 shots in defeat.

SILVERTIPS 5 GIANTS 0

EVERETT, Wash. — Carter Hart made 23 saves for the shutout as the Silvertips blanked Vancouver.

Ethan O’Rourke, Sean Richards, Matt Fonteyne, Ian Walker and Bryce Kindopp scored for Everett (35-17-4).

Trent Miner combined with David Tendeck for 45 saves for the Giants (29-18-8).

BLAZERS 4 COUGARS 2

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Jermaine Loewen scored twice as Kamloops doubled up the Cougars.

Orrin Centazzo and Travis Walton also scored for the Blazers (26-25-4). Dylan Ferguson made 30 saves for the win.

Jackson Leppard and Kjell Kjemhus kept the Cougars (19-29-8) in it. Isaiah DiLaura kicked out 29 shots in defeat.

CHIEFS 6 AMERICANS 3

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Jaret Anderson-Dolan’s hat trick proved to be the difference as Spokane beat Tri-City.

Kailer Yamamoto had a goal and four assists while Ty Smith and Ethan McIndoe also scored for the Chiefs (30-19-5). Dawson Weatherill made 25 saves for the win as Dolan tacked on two assists for a five-point night.

Michael Rasmussen, Morgan Geekie and Juuso Valimaki found the back of the net for the Americans (27-19-8). Beck Warm gave up five goals on 19 shots in a losing effort.

ROYALS 4 ROCKETS 3 (OT)

VICTORIA — Tanner Kaspick struck with his second goal of the night at 2:22 of overtime to get the Royals past Kelowna.

Noah Gregor also scored twice while Griffen Outhouse made 33 saves for Victoria (34-19-4).

Kole Lind, Cal Foote and Conner Bruggen-Cate scored for the Rockets (33-17-5), who got 34 saves from James Porter.

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