Newspaper article The Canadian Press

WHL Roundup: Giants Beat Chiefs 6-4 to Pick Up Fifth Straight Win

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

WHL Roundup: Giants Beat Chiefs 6-4 to Pick Up Fifth Straight Win

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WHL Roundup: Giants beat Chiefs, extend win streak


SPOKANE, Wash. - Jared Dmytriw scored twice as the Vancouver Giants defeated the Spokane Chiefs 6-4 on Friday in Western Hockey League action.

Davis Koch scored the go-ahead goal at 11:11 of the third period while Dawson Holt chipped in with three assists.

Tristen Nielsen, Seth Bafaro and Justin Sourdif also scored for the Giants (28-12-2), who picked up their fifth win in a row.

Luc Smith struck twice and Nolan Reid and Filip Kral had the others for the Chiefs (24-14-4), who had their win streak snapped at four games.

David Tendeck kicked out 23 shots for Vancouver as Bailey Brkin stopped 28-of-33 shots for Spokane.

The Giants were 0 for 1 on the power play while the Chiefs went 3 for 3 with the man advantage.



SASKATOON -- Kirby Dach had a goal and an assist as the Blades handed Regina its ninth loss in a row.

Max Gerlach, Ryan Hughes, Riley McKay, Chase Wouters and Cyle McNabb also scored while Nolan Maier made 15 saves for Saskatoon (27-13-6).

Cole Dubinsky and Austin Pratt replied for the Pats (12-32-2). Dean McNabb allowed six goals on 34 shots to take the loss.



SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. -- Corson Hopwo and James Hamblin each had a goal and an assist as Medicine Hat toppled the Broncos.

Jordan Hollett made 23 saves for the Tigers (25-16-4), who also got a goal from Trevor Longo.

Riley Lamb turned aside 43 shots for Swift Current (9-32-3) as Ethan O'Rourke supplied the lone goal.



BRANDON, Man. -- Ridly Greig scored at 1:56 of the extra period and Cole Reinhardt scored twice in regulation as the Wheat Kings slipped past Kootenay.

Braden Schneider and Luka Burzan also scored for Brandon (18-18-6). Jiri Patera stopped 37 shots for the victory.

Brad Ginnell, Chase Hartje, Jaeger White and Davis Murray scored for the Ice (10-29-8) as Jesse Makaj made 32 saves in defeat. …

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