WHL Roundup: Cozens scores 5th career hat trick in Hurricanes’ win

MOOSE JAW, Sask. – Dylan Cozens recorded his first hat trick of the season and added an assist as the Lethbridge Hurricanes defeated the Moose Jaw Warriors 7-1 on Wednesday in the Western Hockey League.

Cozens, who helped Canada win gold at the world junior hockey championship earlier this month, now has five career WHL hat tricks including playoffs.

Oliver Okuliar, with a pair of goals, Justin Hall and Ty Nash supplied the rest of the offence for Lethbridge (27-11-7), which has won 10 of its last 14 games.

Cade Hayes replied with the lone goal for Moose Jaw (11-28-2), which lost its seven straight game.

Bryan Thomson made 23 saves for the Hurricanes.

Brock Gould turned aside 45-of-52 shots in defeat.

The Hurricanes converted on 3-of-4 opportunities with the man advantage, while the Warriors went 0 for 1 on the power play.


SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Riley Sawchuk, Scott Atkinson and Matthew Robertson each recorded a goal and an assist as the Oil Kings (31-7-9) extended their point streak to nine games with a win against Swift Current (9-30-4).


SPOKANE, Wash. — Eli Zummack scored the winner at 2:07 in overtime, Adam Beckman scored his league-leading 34th of the season and Lukas Parik turned aside 32-of-34 shots in Spokane’s (24-15-5) narrow victory over Everett (29-11-4).

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