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12/15/2017 20:40 EST | Updated 12/15/2017 21:20 EST

WHL Roundup: Alexander Alexeyev leads Rebels over Tigers to snap winless streak

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Alexander Alexeyev scored twice as the Red Deer Rebels snapped an 11-game winless streak by downing the Medicine Hat Tigers 4-1 on Friday in Western Hockey League play.

Austin Pratt and Grayson Pawlenchuk also scored for the Rebels (10-18-5).

Mark Rassell was the lone scorer for the Tigers (17-14-2).

Ethan Anders made 27 saves for the win as Jordan Hollett stopped 18-of-21 shots in defeat.

Red Deer went 0 for 4 on the power play while Medicine Hat failed to score on three chances with the man advantage.

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BLAZERS 5 WARRIORS 2

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Jermaine Loewen scored twice as Kamloops upset the league-leading Warriors.

Carson Denomie, Brodi Stuart and Luc Smith also scored for the Blazers (16-16-1), who got 15 saves from Dylan Ferguson. 

Tanner Jeannot and Brayden Burke scored for Moose Jaw (26-6-2), which was 10-0-2 in its last 12 games. Adam Evanoff stopped 30-of-34 shots in defeat.

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ROCKETS 7 RAIDERS 3

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Kole Lind scored a hat trick one day after being cut from Canada's national junior team and Carsen Twarynski had two goals and two assists as Kelowna beat the Raiders to snap a three-game skid.

Wil Kushniryk and Conner Bruggen-Cate also scored for the Rockets (19-11-3). Roman Basran made 15 saves for the win.

Spencer Moe, Jordy Stallard and Max Martin responded for Prince Albert (13-14-7). Ian Scott turned away 19-of-26 shots in defeat.

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BLADES 4 PATS 3 (OT)

REGINA — Evan Fiala scored his second goal at 3:44 of overtime as Saskatoon edged the Pats for its third win in a row.

Mark Rubinchik and Josh Paterson also scored for the Blades (14-16-3). Nolan Maier made 30 saves for the victory.

Wyatt Sloboshan, Bryce Platt and Jake Leschyshyn scored for Regina (16-15-3). Tyler Brown stopped 22 shots in defeat.

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WHEAT KINGS 3 HURRICANES 0

BRANDON, Man. — Logan Thompson stopped all 38 shots his way as the Wheat Kings blanked Lethbridge for their 10th straight victory.

Gunnar Wegleitner, Connor Gutenberg and Baron Thompson supplied the offence for Brandon (24-7-1).

Stuart Skinner kicked out 27-of-29 shots as the Hurricanes (14-16-2) dropped their fourth in a row. 

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AMERICANS 5 OIL KINGS 0

EDMONTON — Patrick Dea made 24 saves and Nolan Yaremko scored twice as Tri-City shut out the Oil Kings.

Dylan Coghlan, Carson Focht and Jordan Topping also scored for the Americans (17-10-3).

Boston Bilous combined with Travis Child for 30 saves for Edmonton (7-22-3), which has lost three straight and sits last in the league standings. 

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GIANTS 3 ROYALS 1

LANGLEY, B.C. — Jared Dmytriw and Darian Skeoch scored 29 seconds apart in the third period to lift Vancouver over the Royals for its fourth win in a row.

Tyler Benson also scored while David Tendeck made 21 saves for the Giants (16-13-4).

Noah Gregor replied for Victoria (20-12-3). Griffen Outhouse stopped 34 shots in defeat.

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CHIEFS 5 SILVERTIPS 3

SPOKANE, Wash. — Hudson Elynuik scored twice and Zach Fischer had a goal and two helpers as the Chiefs halted Everett's nine-game win streak.

Nolan Reid and Jeff Faith also scored for Spokane (17-12-3). Donovan Buskey made 23 saves for the win.

Akash Bains, Sean Richards and Matt Fonteyne found the back of the net for the Silvertips (19-13-2). Dustin Wolf turned aside 32 shots in place of starter Carter Hart.

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THUNDERBIRDS 5 COUGARS 3

KENT, Wash. — Matt Berlin made 34 saves and Seattle scored four times in the third period en route to beating Prince George.

Reece Harsch opened the scoring before Nolan Volcan, Austin Strand, Donovan Neuls and Zack Andrusiak struck in the final period for the Thunderbirds (14-14-4).

Vladislav Mikhalchuk, Josh Maser and Aaron Boyd scored for the Cougars (12-15-5). Tavin Grant stopped 26-of-30 shots in a losing cause.

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