WHL Roundup: Leason scores twice as Raiders blank Silvertips

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Brett Leason scored twice and Ian Scott made 24 saves for the shutout as the Prince Albert Raiders blanked the Everett Silvertips 3-0 to pick up their sixth straight win in Western Hockey League action Tuesday.

Leason opened the scoring with a power-play marker for the Raiders (13-1-0) at 13:17 of the second period.

The undrafted 19-year-old is leading the WHL in scoring with 13 goals and 17 assists in 14 games.

Justin Nachbaur notched Prince Albert’s other goal.

Dustin Wolf kicked out 27 shots for Everett (7-5-0) in the loss.

The Raiders went 1 for 5 on the power play. The Silvertips were scoreless with three chances on the man advantage.

HURRICANES 2 WHEAT KINGS 1

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Carl Tetachuk made 34 saves and Taylor Ross scored the game-winner as Lethbridge topped Brandon.

Ross broke the tie at 18:05 of the second period. Jadon Joseph also scored for the Hurricanes (6-4-3).

Stelio Mattheos replied for the Wheat Kings (6-2-3).

Jiri Patera kicked out 25 shots for Brandon.

REBELS 3 HITMEN 1

RED DEER, Alta. — Alexander Alexeyev scored twice and Carl Stankowski turned aside 28 shots as Red Deer edged Calgary for its third straight victory.

Brandon Hagel also scored for the Rebels (8-3-1) and Jacob Herauf had a pair of assists. Egor Zamula scored the lone goal for the Hitmen (4-7-2).

Ethan Anders kicked out 30 shots for Red Deer.

ROCKETS 3 BRONCOS 2

KELOWNA, B.C. — Kaedan Korczak set up two goals, including Jack Cowell’s game-winner, as Kelowna topped Swift Current.

Cowell put the Rockets (5-10-0) ahead for good at 10:12 of the second period. Lane Zablocki and Kyle Topping also had singles for Kelowna. Alec Zawatsky and Joona Kiviniemi replied for the Broncos (1-12-0).

James Porter kicked out 23 shots for Kelowna. Joel Hofer stopped 30 shots for Swift Current.

AMERICANS 5 COUGARS 1

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Beck Warm made 35 saves as Tri-City held off Prince George to pick up its second straight win.

Brett Clayton struck the game-winning goal for the Americans (7-4-0) at 3:52 of the second period. Wil Kushniryk, Parker AuCoin, Blake Stevenson and Riley Sawchuk also scored for the Americans. Josh Curtis notched the lone goal for the Cougars (5-6-1).

Taylor Gauthier turned aside 23 shots for Prince George.

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