SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. -- The Swift Current Broncos took advantage of their power-play chances on Saturday as they edged the visiting Regina Pats 3-2 in Western Hockey League action.
All three of the Broncos' (2-0-0) goals came by way of the man advantage, including Graham Black's winner at 13:43 of the third period.
Colby Cave and Jake DeBrusk also scored for Swift Current while Julius Honka picked up three assists.
Chandler Stephenson and Dyson Stevenson scored for the Pats (0-2-0).
Landon Bow made 18 saves for the win as Teagan Sacher turned aside 29 shots in a losing cause.
Swift Current went 3 for 6 on the power play while Regina scored twice on five chances with the man advantage.
Wheat Kings 3 Warriors 1
BRANDON, -- Eric Roy set up all three of his club's goals and Curtis Honey made 40 saves as the Wheat Kings defeated Moose Jaw.
Chad Robinson had a goal and an assist for Brandon (2-0-0) while John Quenneville and Taylor Cooper added a goal apiece.
Brayden Point scored a power-play goal for the Warriors (0-2-0) late in the third period to snap Honey's shutout bid. Justin Paulic turned away 28-of-31 shots in defeat.
Raiders 6 Blades 5
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. -- Leon Draisaitl scored once and set up two more as the Raiders edged Saskatoon.
Sawyer Lange, Dakota Conroy, Matteo Gennaro, Gage Quinney and Dylan Busenius also scored for Prince Albert (2-0-0) as Cole Cheveldave stopped 24 shots for the win.
Collin Valcourt led the Blades (0-2-0) offensively with two goals and an assist while Brett Stovin chipped in three assists.
Matt Revel, David Nemecek and Ryan Graham each scored once for Saskatoon and Troy Trombley made 26 saves in defeat.
Rebels 6 Ice 3
RED DEER, Alta. -- Rhyse Dieno, Brooks Maxwell and Lukas Sutter each had a goal and two assists as the Rebels doubled up Kootenay.
Brady Maxwell had a goal and an assist for Red Deer (2-0-0) while Adam Musil and Matt Bellerive added a goal apiece.
Sam Reinhart, Kyle O'Connor and Luke Philp supplied the offence for the Ice (0-2-0).
Patrik Bartosak made 29 saves for the win as Mackenzie Skapski stopped 35 shots in a losing cause.
Tigers 6 Hurricanes 2
MEDICINE HAT, Alta. -- Logan McVeigh had a goal and two assists and Daniel Wapple made 23 saves as the Tigers beat Lethbridge.
Blake Penner, Chad Butcher and Trevor Cox each had a goal and an assist for Medicine Hat (2-0-0) while Cole Sanford and Dylan Bredo added singles.
Josh Derko Giorgio Estephan scored for the Hurricanes (0-2-0) as Christopher Tai stopped 29-of-35 shots in defeat.
Silvertips 8 Cougars 3
EVERETT, Wash. -- Joshua Winquist had three goals and an assist as the Silvertips crushed Prince George.
Dawson Leedahl and Manraj Hayer each scored twice for the Silvertips (1-0-0) while Tyler Sandhu added a single goal.
Matt Pufahl, Brayden Low and Ivan Nikolishin chipped in two assists apiece as Austin Lotz stopped 29 shots for the win.
Klarc Wilson scored twice for the Cougars (0-2-0) and David Soltes had the other.
Brett Zarowny took the loss after giving up four goals on 20 shots through 21 minutes of action. Ty Edmonds replaced Zarowny and stopped 18-of-22 shots in relief.
Rockets 5 Blazers 2
KELOWNA, B.C. -- Tyson Baillie had two goals and four points as the Rockets downed Kamloops.
Madison Bowey, Nick Merkley and Cole Linaker also scored for Kelowna (2-0-0) while Jesse Lees chipped in two assists.
Mitch Lipon and Joe Kornelsen supplied the offence for the Blazers (0-2-0).
Jordon Cooke made 24 saves for the win as Bolton Pouliot turned away 37-of-41 shots in defeat.
Thunderbirds 4 Winterhawks 3 (SO)
KENT, Wash. -- Justin Myles made 39 saves and Branden Troock scored the shootout winner as Seattle slipped past Portland.
Roberts Lipsbergs scored twice in regulation for the Thunderbirds (1-0-0) while Jerret Smith added the other.
Ethan Price, Chase De Leo and Oliver Bjorkstrand supplied the scoring for the Winterhawks (1-0-1) and Taylor Leier had two assists. Brendan Burke stopped 37-of-40 shots in defeat.
Chiefs 6 Americans 2
KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Mitch Holmberg scored three times and set up one more as Spokane beat Tri-City.
Liam Stewart, Mike Aviani and Connor Chartier each had a goal and an assist for the Chiefs (1-0-0) and Jason Fram had two assists.
Beau McCue and Taylor Vickerman scored for the Americans (0-1-0).
Eric Williams stopped 23 shots for the win while Eric Comrie took the loss after giving up six goals on 37 shots.
Giants 2 Royals 1
VICTORIA, -- Carter Popoff's second period goal stood up as the game winner as Vancouver edged the Royals.
Rob Trzonkowski also scored for the Giants (1-1-0) while Payton Lee stopped 30-of-31 shots for the win.
Joe Hicketts scored the lone goal for Victoria (1-1-0) and Patrik Polivka made 19 saves in the loss.