WHL Roundup: Winterhawks hold on to edge Giants

The Winterhawks defeated the Giants on Monday night. (Liam Richards/CP)

EVERETT, Wash. – Connor Dewar scored 1:29 into overtime to lift the Everett Silvertips to a 2-1 win over the Saskatoon Blades on Monday in Western Hockey League action.

Brandon Ralph had a regulation-time goal for Everett (27-12-4), while Carter Hart made 27 saves for the win.

Mason McCarty opened scoring for Saskatoon (17-25-4). Goaltender Brock Hamm stopped 28 shots for the Blades.

Neither team scored on the power play. The Silvertips went 0 for 4, while Saskatoon was 0 for 3 with the man advantage.


PORTLAND, Ore. — Ryan Hughes’s goal early in the third period was the eventual winner as the Winterhawks held on for a win over Vancouver.

Dominic Turgeon and Blake Heinrich also scored for Portland (23-20-2).

Matt Barberis’s goal at the 13:38 mark of the third period was too late for the Giants (17-24-5), who have dropped three straight. Captain Taylor Crunk chipped in as well.

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