MOOSE JAW, Sask. – Carson Miller struck twice less than three minutes apart in the opening period as the Prince Albert Raiders went on to pick up their seventh win in a row, beating the Moose Jaw Warriors 4-2 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League action.
Kaiden Guhle and Brett Leason also scored for the league-leading Raiders (14-1-0), who are the No. 1 ranked team in the Canadian Hockey League.
Keenan Taphorn and Tristan Langan replied for the Warriors (5-4-2).
Ian Scott stopped 25 shots for the win as Adam Evanoff kicked out 33-of-36 shots in defeat.
Prince Albert went 1 for 4 on the power play while Moose Jaw scored once on four chances with the man advantage.
Raiders forward Noah Gregor was ejected at 16:44 of the third after taking a major for cross-checking.
SILVERTIPS 3 BLADES 0
SASKATOON — Dustin Wolf made 23 saves as Everett blanked the Blades.
Akash Bains, Dawson Butt and Riley Sutter supplied the offence for the Silvertips (8-5-0).
Nolan Maier stopped 28-of-30 shots for Saskatoon (8-4-1).
ICE 4 WHEAT KINGS 3 (OT)
CRANBROOK, B.C. — Peyton Krebs set up two goals, then scored the winner 2:09 into the extra period as Kootenay handed Brandon its third loss in a row.
Jaeger White had a pair of goals for the Ice (4-5-3) while Jonathan Smart had the other. Duncan McGovern made 27 saves for the victory.
Brandon (6-2-4) got goals from Chase Hartje, Marcus Sekundiak and Zach Wytinck while Jiri Patera turned away 30 shots in a losing cause.
TIGERS 4 REBELS 1
MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — James Hamblin had a goal and two helpers as the Tigers halted Red Deer’s win streak at three games.
Mads Sogaard made 30 saves while Cole Clayton, Tyler Preziuso and Bryan Lockner also scored for Medicine Hat (7-6-1).
Jeff de Wit was the only Rebels (8-4-1) skater to beat Sogaard. Byron Fancy turned aside 23 shots in defeat.
AMERICANS 4 COUGARS 3 (SO)
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Isaac Johnson scored the winner and Beck Warm made 30 saves as Tri-City edged the Cougars for its fourth straight win.
Nolan Yaremko, Parker AuCoin and Krystof Hrabik scored in regulation for the Americans (8-4-0). Forward Blake Stevenson was handed a major and game misconduct for checking to the head late in the first period.
Cole Moberg, Josh Maser and Rhett Rinehart found the back of the net for Prince George (5-6-2), which got 26 saves from Isaiah DiLaura.