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01/26/2018 20:30 EST | Updated 01/26/2018 20:40 EST

WHL Roundup: Cal Foote scores winner as Kelowna beats Medicine Hat in OT

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Cal Foote scored at 3:01 of overtime as the Kelowna Rockets came from behind to beat the Medicine Hat Tigers 4-3 on Friday in Western Hockey League action.

Leif Mattson, Kole Lind and Conner Bruggen-Cate also scored for the Rockets (31-14-3), who have won three in a row. 

Mark Rassell scored a pair of goals and Jaeger White had the other for the Tigers (25-19-6), who led 3-1 after 40 minutes of action. 

Brodan Salmond made 29 saves for the win as Michael Bullion turned aside 33 shots in a losing cause.

Kelowna went 1 for 2 on the power play while Medicine Hat was 0 for 1.

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BLAZERS 5 WINTERHAWKS 2

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Jermaine Loewen scored twice as the Blazers toppled Portland for their fourth win in a row.

Connor Zary, Justin Sigrist and Quinn Benjafield also scored for Kamloops (22-23-3). Dylan Ferguson made 30 saves for the victory.

Skyler McKenzie and Jake Gricius supplied the offence for the Winterhawks (28-16-4). Cole Kehler stopped 20-of-24 shots in defeat. 

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ICE 6 WHEAT KINGS 2

CRANBROOK, B.C. — Martin Bodak and Alec Baer had a pair of goals each as Kootenay handed Brandon its seventh straight loss.

Peyton Krebs and Sebastian Streu also scored for the Ice (22-23-3) while Matt Berlin made 21 saves for the win.

Luka Burzan and Evan Weinger scored for the Wheat Kings (28-16-5). Dylan Myskiw turned aside 27 shots in defeat.

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WARRIORS 3 HURRICANES 2 (OT)

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Brayden Burke scored at 2:38 of overtime as league-leading Moose Jaw slipped past the Hurricanes for its fourth win in a row..

Tristin Langan and Justin Almeida also scored for the Warriors (39-7-3), who got a 19-save outing from Adam Evanoff. 

Keltie Jeri-Leon and Jadon Joseph found the back of the net for Lethbridge (22-21-6), which is on a four-game slide. Logan Flodell stopped 30 shots in defeat.

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BLADES 5 OIL KINGS 0

SASKATOON — Nolan Maier only had to make 20 saves as the Blades shut out Edmonton.

Josh Paterson, Max Gerlach, Jackson Caller, Michael Farren and Braylon Shmyr scored for Saskatoon (24-23-3).

Todd Scott combined with Josh Dechaine for 22 saves for the Oil Kings (13-28-7), losers of three in a row.

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RAIDERS 6 COUGARS 2

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Kody McDonald had a goal and two assists and Ian Scott made 22 saves as the Raiders downed Prince George.

Parker Kelly, Jordy Stallard, Curtis Miske, Cole Fonstad and Sean Montgomery also scored for Prince Albert (19-20-9).

Josh Maser and Liam Ryan replied for the Cougars (18-24-7). Tavin Grant kicked out 29 shots in a losing cause. 

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ROYALS 4 GIANTS 3 (OT)

LANGLEY, B.C. — Tanner Kaspick scored his second of the night at 2:28 of overtime as Victoria handed Vancouver its fourth straight loss.

Andrei Grishakov and Matthew Phillips also scored for the Royals (28-17-4), who got 22 saves from Griffen Outhouse. 

Tyler Benson scored twice for the Giants (25-16-8) and Dawson Holt had the other. David Tendeck turned aside 28 shots in a losing cause.

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SILVERTIPS 3 THUNDERBIRDS 1

EVERETT, Wash. — Matt Fonteyne scored the eventual winner early in the second period as the Silvertips beat Seattle for their eighth win in a row.

Bryce Kindopp and Connor Dewar also scored for Everett (31-16-2) as Carter Hart stopped 20 shots for the victory.

Austin Strand scored for the Thunderbirds (25-17-6), who had their five-game win streak halted. Liam Hughes made 30 saves in defeat.

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