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WHL Roundup: Tambellini scores two in second as Hitmen rout Raiders 10-1

01/31/2015 01:49 EST | Updated 04/01/2015 05:59 EDT
CALGARY - Adam Tambellini scored twice in the second period and added two assists as the Calgary Hitmen routed the visiting Prince Albert Raiders 10-1 in Western Hockey League play on Friday night.

Radek Fazleev and Kenton Helgesen also had a pair of goals apiece for the Hitmen (28-17-5), who have now won five straight. Michael Zipp, Pavel Karnaukhov, Chase Lang and Elliott Peterson also scored. Travis Sanheim added three assists while Brendan Burke made 23 saves in net.

Sean Montgomery responded in the third period for Prince Albert (20-28-1). Nick McBridge started in goal but was pulled after allowing three goals on nine shots in 14:07. Rylan Parenteau went the rest of the way and made 19 saves on 26 shots in 45:53 of relief.

Calgary went 3 for 5 on the power play while the Raiders were scoreless on six chances.

Prince Albert's Mackenze Stewart received a minor and major penalty for cross checking along with a game misconduct at 8:22 of the third.

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BRONCOS 6 BLADES 2

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Jake DeBrusk scored twice — including once on the power play — as the Broncos defeated Saskatoon.

Griffin Foulk, Colby Cave, Carter Rigby and Tanner LeSann supplied the rest of the offence for Swift Current (23-22-5).

Sam McKechnie trimmed the lead in the second period while Wyatt Sloboshan added the other on the man advantage for the Blades (14-31-3).

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WHEAT KINGS 6 WARRIORS 4

BRANDON, Man. — Nolan Patrick scored the first of three goals in the first period and added an empty-netter to lead the Wheat Kings past Moose Jaw.

Reid Duke and John Quenneville had goals in the first for No. 4 Brandon (37-9-5) to put them ahead 3-0. Morgan Klimchuk had a late goal in the second while Peter Quenneville rounded out the scoring on the power play in the third.

Jack Rodewald, Brayden Point, Tanner Eberle and Torrin White scored in the second period for the Warriors (20-26-4).

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ICE 4 PATS 3 (OT)

CRANBROOK, B.C. — Rinat Valiev scored 3:27 into overtime as Kootenay edged Regina.

Austin Vetterl, Matt Alfaro and Sam Reinhart had second-period goals for the Ice (27-23-1).

Braden Christoffer chipped in with the first of three straight for the Pats (26-17-6), who lost their sixth game in a row. Austin Wagner and Pavel Padakin added the others.

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ROCKETS 6 HURRICANES 3

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Edmonton Oilers prospect Leon Draisaitl had a pair of goals in the first period as No. 2 Kelowna went on to score five straight and double the Hurricanes.

Gage Quinney also struck twice for the Rockets (38-8-4) with Madison Bowey and Justin Kirkland adding the others.

Andrew Nielsen halted the shutout with a second-period goal for Lethbridge (12-30-6). Giorgio Estephan and Jamal Watson finished out the attack.

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OIL KINGS 4 REBELS 0

RED DEER, Alta. — Brett Pollock scored twice and Tristan Jarry made 20 saves as Edmonton shut out the Rebels.

Andrew Koep and Ashton Sautner also found the back of the net for the Oil Kings (24-21-6).

Rylan Toth turned away 33 shots in net for Red Deer (27-15-7). It was the Rebels' first regulation loss in 10 games.

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ROYALS 3 CHIEFS 0

SPOKANE, Wash. — Coleman Vollrath kicked out all 29 shots he faced as Victoria blanked the Chiefs.

Tyler Soy led the offence with a pair of goals for the Royals (27-20-4). Jack Walker added the other.

Garret Hughson made 25 saves in net for Spokane (23-21-4), which dropped its seventh straight game.

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THUNDERBIRDS 9 COUGARS 2

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Roberts Lipsbergs had a pair of first-period goals as Seattle thrashed the Cougars.

Ryan Gropp scored the first of eight straight for the Thunderbirds (24-19-6). Keegan Kolsear found the back of the net twice, while Turner Ottenbreit, Scott Eansor, Shea Theodore and Calvin Spencer added the others.

Brad Morrison had a goal on the man advantage in the first while Tyler Mrkonjic replied in the third for Prince George (20-30-2). The loss was its 11th straight.

Josh Connolly of the Cougars received a major penalty for slashing at 2:59 of the second while Josh Anderson was also penalized in the second with a major for checking to the head at 16:23. Both players received game misconducts.

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TIGERS 4 AMERICANS 1

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Matt Bradley and Trevor Cox scored in the first period as Medicine Hat beat Tri-City.

Chad Butcher and Cole Sanford, with his league-leading 41st of the season, rounded out the attack for the No. 7 Tigers (35-12-2). The win was their sixth straight.

Tyler Sandhu opened the scoring on the power play for the Americans (24-24-2).

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WINTERHAWKS 6 BLAZERS 2

PORTLAND, Ore. — Chase De Leo struck twice as the Winterhawks scored four in the first period to beat Kamloops.

Miles Koules, Nicolas Petan, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Koeni Texeira rounded out the attack for Portland (30-19-3). It was the Winterhawks' seventh-straight victory.

Luke Harrison had a goal in the second while Collin Shirley added the other on the man advantage in the third for the Blazers (19-26-6).

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SILVERTIPS 7 GIANTS 1

EVERETT, Wash. — Patrick Bajkov had a hat trick to lead the Silvertips in a rout of Vancouver.

Carson Stadnyk scored twice for Everett (31-14-4), which snapped a two-game skid. Kevin Davis and Ivan Nikolishin added the others.

Zane Jones replied with a goal in the first period for the Giants (20-28-2).

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