MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Chad Butcher had two goals and two assists as the Medicine Hat Tigers came from behind to stun the Prince Albert Raiders 4-3 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League action.
Prince Albert jumped out to a 3-0 lead before Medicine Hat stormed back with four unanswered goals, including three in a 2:04 span with less than four minutes to go in regulation.
Butcher put the Tigers (27-35-5) on the board with a power-play goal at 19:54 of the first period. He added his second at 16:16 of the third on the power play and Zach Fischer tied the game 30 seconds later while also playing with the man advantage.
Steven Owre scored the winner at 18:20 for Medicine Hat and tacked on two assists for a three-point night.
Jesse Lees, Austin Glover and Layne Bensmiller scored for the Raiders (36-23-8).
Nick Schneider made 24 saves for the Tigers as Ian Scott stopped 28-of-32 shots for Prince Albert.
Medicine Hat went 3 for 6 on the power play while the Raiders went 1 for 2.
PATS 5 BRONCOS 2
SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Riley Woods scored twice on the power play and Jordan Hollett made 36 saves as Regina downed the Broncos.
Lane Zablocki, Cole Sanford and Sergey Zborovskiy also scored for the Pats (32-27-8).
Lane Pederson and Jon Martin found the back of the net for Swift Current (23-36-8), which got a 31-save outing from Taz Burman.
BLAZERS 3 CHIEFS 2
SPOKANE, Wash. — Connor Ingram made 24 saves and Spencer Bast's second-period goal stood up as the winner as Kamloops slipped past the Chiefs.
Collin Shirley and Quinn Benjafield also scored for the Blazers (34-25-9).
Keanu Yamamoto and Jaret Anderson-Dolan responded for Spokane (30-27-9). Tyson Verhelst turned away 34-of-37 shots in defeat.
ROCKETS 3 COUGARS 2 (SO)
KELOWNA, B.C — Tomas Soustal scored the only goal of the shootout and Michael Herringer made 25 saves to lift the Rockets over Prince George.
Tyson Baillie and Cole Linaker had a goal and an assist each for Kelowna (45-18-3) in regulation.
Chase Witala and Jansen Harkins had a goal and an assist apiece for the Cougars (36-27-5), who got a 38-save performance from Ty Edmonds.