Bleackley's goal late in the second period eventually forced overtime and he was the only scorer in the shootout as the Red Deer Rebels edged the Medicine Hat Tigers 2-1 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League action..
Goaltender Patrik Bartosak made 40 saves and turned away three Tigers skater to earn the win for Red Deer (32-30-5).
Anthony Ast scored for Medicine Hat (41-22-4), while Marek Langhamer stopped 34 shots.
The Rebels could not score on their two power plays, while the Tigers had no man advantages.
WARRIORS 6 HITMEN 1
MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Brayden Point had a hat trick to lead the Warriors past Calgary.
Jack Rodewald scored and added three assists for Moose Jaw (18-40-9), while Tanner Eberle and Jesse Forsberg chipped in as well. Justin Paulic made 41 saves for the win.
Joe Mahon was the lone scorer for the Hitmen (44-16-7). Mack Shields stopped 14 of 18 shots in 32:28 or work before giving way to Chris Driedger, who turned aside 12-of-13 shots.
OIL KINGS 5 PATS 2
REGINA — Edgars Kulda had a pair of goals to power Edmonton past the Pats.
Curtis Lazar scored and added two assists for the Oil Kings (46-17-3), while Brett Pollock and Riley Kieser also found the back of the net. Tristan Jarry made 21 saves for the win.
Dryden Hunt did all the scoring for Regina (37-24-6). Daniel Wapple started in net for the Pats, stopping nine-of-12 shots in 24:49 of work. Dawson MacAuley turned aside 24 of 25 shots in relief.
GIANTS 2 BLAZERS 1
VANCOUVER — Joel Hamilton's goal 58 seconds into the third period stood as the winner as the Giants held on to beat Kamloops.
Cain Franson scored in the second for Vancouver (31-26-10) as Payton Lee made 17 saves.
Matt Bellerive's goal with less than a minute to play was too late for the Blazers (13-49-5), who got 35 saves from Bolton Pouliot.
ROCKETS 3 CHIEFS 1
KELOWNA, B.C. — Nick Merkley struck twice as the Rockets sank Spokane.
Captain Madison Bowey added a goal for Kelowna (53-10-4), while Jordon Cooke made 29 saves.
Connor Chartier gave the Chiefs (36-24-6) a 1-0 lead at the 17:03 mark of the first period and Eric Williams stopped 26 shots in net.
WINTERHAWKS 5 AMERICANS 1
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Defenceman Anton Cederholm had the eventual winner as Portland topped Tri-City.
Josh Hanson, Keegan Iverson, Chase De Leo and Paul Bittner rounded out the attack for the Winterhawks (48-13-5). Corbin Boes made 28 saves for the win.
Rodney Southam replied for the Americans (28-30-8) and Eric Comrie turned aside 39 shots in net.