WHL roundup: Carrier scores natural hat trick as Pats trounce troubled Tigers

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Cole Carrier scored three goals in less than four minutes and the Regina Pats routed the Medicine Hat Tigers 6-2 on Tuesday.

Carrier's first goal came on a power play 15:05 into the third. He added a second 78 seconds later and capped the night with a short-handed empty-net marker with a minute and 15 seconds left on the game clock.

Drew Englot added a goal and an assist for the Pats (8-10-0), while Connor Bedard and Logan Nijhoff also scored.

Lukas Svejkovsky and Ashton Ferster scored for the Tigers (4-10-4), who saw their losing skid stretched to 10 games.

Regina's Matthew Kieper had 25 saves and Garin Bjorklund stopped 29-of-34 shots in the loss.

The Pats were 2-for-4 with the man advantage while the Tigers went scoreless on five power plays.


BRANDON, MAN. — Ridly Greig notched two goals and three assists as Brandon (8-10-0) dominated Swift Current (6-10-3). Isaac Poulter stopped 9-of-14 shots for the Broncos before being replaced early in the second period and Reid Dyck had 20 saves in relief.

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