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WHL: Rissling scores two, including the winner as Hitmen win

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The Canadian Press
10/5/2013 12:05:59 AM
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CALGARY -- Jaynen Rissling scored two goals, including his second 2:37 into overtime, as the Calgary Hitmen edged the visiting Kootenay Ice 4-3 on Friday in Western Hockey League action.

Greg Chase had a goal and an assist for the Hitmen (3-1-0), who have won three games in a row, while Brady Brassart scored once.

Jaedon Descheneau led the Ice (2-2-1) by scoring twice and Jagger Dirk had the other.

Mack Shields only had to make 14 saves for the win as Mackenzie Skapski stopped 28-of-32 shots in a losing cause.

Calgary went 2 for 4 on the power play while Kootenay scored once on three chances with the man advantage.

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Wheat Kings 4 Giants 3

BRANDON, Man., -- John Quenneville and Richard Nejezchleb each scored twice as the Wheat Kings edged Vancouver.

Ryan Pulock and Rihards Bukarts chipped in with two assists apiece for Brandon (4-2-0), which has won back-to-back contests.

Dalton Thrower, Jackson Houck and Anthony Ast scored for the Giants (1-4-0), who have dropped three straight games.

Jordan Papirny made 27 saves for the win while Payton Lee stopped 20 shots in defeat.

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Warriors 6 Rebels 4

MOOSE JAW, Sask., -- Todd Fiddler had two goals and two assists and Travis Brown scored once and set up three others as the Warriors beat Red Deer.

Dallas Valentine, Jack Rodewald and Tanner Eberle also scored for Moose Jaw (3-3-0).

Connor Bleackley led the Rebels (4-3-0) with two goals and an assist while Brady Gaudet and Rhyse Dieno also scored.

Justin Paulic stopped 24 shots for the win. Taz Burman made 30 saves in defeat.

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Oil Kings 9 Raiders 1

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask., -- Curtis Lazar had three goals and four points as Edmonton crushed the Raiders.

Riley Kieser scored twice for the Oil Kings (3-3-0) while Edgars Kulda, Mads Eller, Henrik Samuelsson and Cody Corbett had the others.

Carson Peereaux kept Prince Albert (5-1-0) from being blanked by scoring in the third period.

Tristan Jarry made 17 saves for the win as Cole Cheveldave allowed four goals on 16 shots and was pulled after the first period. Nick McBridge stopped 35 shots in relief.

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Broncos 6 Pats 1

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask., -- Connor Sanvido had two goals and an assist to lead the Broncos over Regina.

Julius Honka and Coda Gordon each had a goal and two assists for Swift Current (4-1-1) while Jay Merkley and Jake De Brusk had a goal and an assist apiece.

Morgan Klimchuk scored the lone goal for the Pats (1-5-2), who have lost three straight contests.

Eetu Laurikainen made 25 saves for the win as Dawson MacAuley took the loss after giving up three goals on eight shots in 14 minutes of play. Spencer Tremblay stopped 20 shots in relief.

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Thunderbirds 5 Tigers 4 (OT)

MEDICINE HAT, Alta., -- Mitch Elliot scored 2:24 into overtime to lift Seattle over the Tigers.

Seth Swenson led the Thunderbirds (4-2-0) with a goal and two assists while Justin Hickman and Mathew Barzal added single goals.

Hunter Shinkaruk scored twice for Medicine Hat (4-2-0) and Gavin Broadhead and Miles Koules had the others. Curtis Valk chipped in with three assists.

Danny Mumaugh made 33 saves for the win as Daniel Wapple stopped 36 shots in defeat.

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Blazers 4 Royals 3

KAMLOOPS, B.C., -- Tyson Ness scored twice as the Blazers slipped past Victoria.

Aaron Macklin also scored for Kamloops (2-3-0) while Tim Bozon's short-handed goal in the third period stood up as the winner.

Joe Hicketts, Logan Nelson and Austin Carroll scored for the Royals (3-5-0) and Brandon Magee tacked on two assists.

Bolton Pouliot made 30 saves for the victory. Patrik Polivka picked up the loss after giving up four goals on 23 shots.

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Rockets 6 Winterhawks 2

CRANBROOK, B.C., -- Nick Merkley and Myles Bell had two goals apiece as Kelowna beat Portland.

Colton Heffley and Riley Stadel scored for the Rockets (4-0-1) while Tyson Baillie had three assists.

Taylor Leier and Alex Schoenborn supplied the offence for the Winterhawks (3-2-1).

Jordon Cooke earned the game's first star and the victory by stopping 41 shots. Brendan Burke made 35 saves in a losing cause.

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Silvertips 2 Americans 0

EVERETT, Wash., -- Austin Lotz stopped 29 shots for his second-career shutout as the Silvertips blanked Tri-City.

Jujhar Khaira and Carson Stadnyk scored for Everett (3-1-0) while Joshua Winquist assisted on both.

Eric Comrie turned away 24 shots for the Americans (2-4-1) as leading scorer Brian Williams had his four-game point streak halted.

Calgary Hitmen (Photo: TSN)

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