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.
WHEAT KINGS 8 BRONCOS 2
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.