|North Bay Battalion|
|Owen Sound Attack|
|Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds|
|Acadie-Bathurst Titan||Baie-Comeau Drakkar|
|Blainville-Boisbriand Armada||Cape Breton Screaming Eagles|
|Charlottetown Islanders||Chicoutimi Sagueneens|
|Drummondville Voltigeurs||Gatineau Olympiques|
|Halifax Mooseheads||Moncton Wildcats|
|Quebec Remparts||Rimouski Oceanic|
|Rouyn-Noranda Huskies||Saint John Sea Dogs|
|Shawinigan Cataractes||Sherbrooke Phoenix|
|Val-d'Or Foreurs||Victoriaville Tigres|
HITMEN TAKE DOWN OIL KINGS – Greg Chase scored his first goal of the season to help the visiting Calgary Hitmen to a 4-1 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings in Western Hockey League action on Friday night.
Pavlo Padakin – with his first WHL marker – Brady Brassart and Carson Samoridny also scored for the Hitmen (3-0-0-0), who earn their third straight win to start the season while handing Edmonton their first loss in four games. Chris Driedger turned aside 34 of 35 shots he faced to claim the win.
T.J. Foster scored the lone goal for the Oil Kings (3-1-0-0), who were held scoreless on five power play chances as they suffer their first regular-season loss in 14 games dating back to last season. Laurent Brossoit made 30 saves in the defeat.
WHEAT KINGS 5, BRONCOS 4 S/O
Eric Roy scored the only goal in a shootout to lift the visiting Brandon Wheat Kings to a 5-4 victory over the Swift Current Broncos on Friday.
Nick Buonassisi scored twice and set up another while Ryan Pulock and Ryley Miller each tallied a goal and an assist in regulation play for the Wheat Kings (4-0-0-0), who remain perfect to start the season. Curtis Honey made 37 saves in regulation and wasn’t beaten in the shootout to post his first win of the season.
Levi Bews had a goal and an assist while Graham Black, Chance Lund and Dalton Reum also scored for the Broncos (1-0-2-1), who drop their third game in extra time this season. Eetu Laurikainen stopped 25 of 29 shots through regulation and overtime, but was beaten once in the shootout to take the loss.
ICE 4, PATS 1
Sam Reinhart scored two goals and added an assist to lead the Kootenay Ice to a 4-1 win over the visiting Regina Pats on Friday.
Erik Benoit and Brock Montgomery also counted for the Ice (1-2-0-0), who earn their first win of the season after losing their first two games on the road. Mackenzie Skapski made 19 saves to record his first win of the season.
Trent Ouellette scored his third goal of the season for the Pats (1-3-0-0), who were blanked on three power play chances in the contest. Teagan Sacher made 18 saves on 22 shots to absorb the loss in his first WHL start.
RAIDERS 5, WARRIORS 2
Anthony Bardaro scored his first goal of the campaign as his Prince Albert Raiders downed the visiting Moose Jaw Warriors 5-2 on Friday.
Chance Braid tallied a goal and an assist while Dakota Conroy, Shayne Gwinner and Reid Gardiner each tallied their first markers of the season for the Raiders (2-0-0-1), who have scored 10 goals over their last two games. Luke Siemens made 25 saves to record the win.
Travis Brown and Sam Fioretti scored for the Warriors (1-2-0-0), who were outscored 4-1 in the third period en route to their second loss in a row. Daniel Wapple made 28 saves in a losing cause.
TIGERS 5, REBELS 4
Jayden Hart scored the go-ahead goal 15:27 into the third period to lift the visiting Medicine Hat Tigers to a 5-4 win over the Red Deer Rebels on Friday night.
Trevor Cox scored twice and set up another while Dylan Bredo and Myles Koules also scored for the Tigers (2-1-0-0), who trailed 3-0 by the five-minute mark of the first period but roared back for their second win in a row. Marek Langhamer made 25 saves on 26 shots to claim the win after replacing starter Dawson MacAuley at the 5:02 mark of the first period.
Charles Inglis scored twice while Marc McCoy and Tyson Ness also scored for the Rebels (0-3-0-0), who scored twice on three power play chances but allowed three Tigers’ power play goals on seven chances in the loss. Patrik Bartosak stopped 39 of 44 shots in the setback.
WINTERHAWKS 1, ROCKETS 0
Cam Lanigan stopped all 31 shots he faced to post his first shutout of the season as the Portland Winterhawks eked out a 1-0 victory over the visiting Kelowna Rockets on Friday.
Derrick Pouliot scored the game’s only goal, netting a power play marker midway through the third period for the Winterhawks (3-1-0-0), who claim their third straight victory.
Jordon Cooke turned in a 34-save performance in the loss for the Rockets (0-2-1-0), who suffer their third straight defeat to start the season.
COUGARS 4, THUNDERBIRDS 3
Daulton Siwak scored the winner as the Prince George Cougars edged the visiting Seattle Thunderbirds 4-3 on Friday night.
Colin Jacobs scored on a penalty shot and set up another versus his old team while Jordan Tkatch and Alex Forsberg also scored for the Cougars (3-0-0-0), who erased a 3-1 deficit with three goals in three minutes late in the second period. Devon Fordyce made 30 saves to post the victory.
Branden Troock, Justin Hickman and Evan Wardley scored for the Thunderbirds (1-2-0-0), who suffer their second loss in a row. Justin Myles made 25 saves in the defeat.
ROYALS 4, BLAZERS 3 S/O
Logan Nelson scored the lone marker in a shootout to lift the Victoria Royals to a 4-3 triumph over the visiting Kamloops Blazers on Friday night.
Nelson added a goal and an assist in regulation while Brett Cote and Alex Gogolev also scored for the Royals (3-0-0-0), who improve to 3-0 through their first three games of the season. Patrik Polivka made 21 saves through three periods and overtime, and wasn’t beaten in the shootout to record the victory.
Cole Ully scored a pair of goals and Tim Bozon added his fourth of the season for the Blazers (2-0-0-1), who were 1-for-2 on the power play in the contest. Taran Kozun made 34 saves through regulation play, but was beaten once in the shootout to take the loss.
SILVERTIPS 5, GIANTS 3
Reid Petryk scored twice as the visiting Everett Silvertips posted a 5-3 win over the Vancouver Giants on Friday night.
Mirco MuellerManraj Hayer and Josh Winquist also scored for the Silvertips (1-2-0-1), who snap their three-game losing skid to open the season. Austin Lotz turned aside 34 of 37 shots to claim his first victory of the campaign.
John Niebrandt, Trevor Cheek and Tristan Sieben scored for the Giants (0-3-0-0), who suffer their third consecutive loss to start the season. Liam Liston made nine saves on 13 shots over the first 45 minutes of the game, absorbing the loss, while Tyler Fuhr stopped seven of eight shots the rest of the way.
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