VICTORIA — Jake Poole had a goal and assist, Braden Holt made 35 saves and the Victoria Royals upset the visiting Kamloops Blazers 3-2 in Western Hockey League action on Saturday.
Teydon Trembecky and Matthew Hodson also scored for the Royals (14-26-3-0), who led 1-0 after the first period and took a 2-0 lead into the third.
Fraser Minten and Ryan Hofer scored for the Blazers (27-10-4-2), who outshot the Royals 37-24.
Blazers goaltender Dylan Ernst stopped 21 shots.
Elsewhere in other WHL action:
BLADES 3 HITMEN 2 (OT)
CALGARY, Alta. — Egor Sidorov scored at 2:30 of overtime as the visiting Saskatoon Blades edged the Calgary Hitmen 3-2.
Brandon Lisowsky and Jake Chiasson also scored for the Blades (29-11-3-1).
Carter Yakemchuk scored twice for the Hitmen (23-17-4-1), including a goal at 18:52 of the third period that forced overtime.
WARRIORS 3 TIGERS 2 (OT)
MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Jagger Firkus scored 40 seconds into overtime as the Moose Jaw Warriors edged the visiting Medicine Hat Tigers 3-2.
Atley Calvert and Martin Rysavy also scored for the Warriors (30-15-0-3).
Owen MacNeil and Oasiz Wiesblatt scored for the Tigers (18-21-7-1).
ROCKETS 5 GIANTS 1
KELOWNA, B.C. — Carson Golden scored three third-period goals and added an assist as the Kelowna Rockets defeated the visiting Vancouver Giants 5-1.
Marcus Pacheco and Gabriel Szturc also scored for the Rockets (15-26-3-0).
Dylan Anderson scored for the Giants (18-21-4-2).
ICE 5 REBELS 1
RED DEER, Alta. — Matthew Savoie scored a goal and an assist as the Winnipeg ICE beat the host Red Deer Rebels 5-1.
Karter Prosofsky, Vladislav Shilo, Zack Ostapchuk and Connor McClennon also scored for the ICE (34-6-1-0).
Mats Lindgren scored for the Rebels (32-10-1-3).
WINTERHAWKS 5 THUNDERBIRDS 2
SEATTLE, Wash. — Luca Cagnoni scored twice as the Portland Winterhawks defeated the host Seattle Thunderbirds 5-2.
Robbie Fromm-Delorme, Chaz Lucius and Jack O'Brien also scored for the Winterhawks (33-8-2-1).
Gracyn Sawchyn and Nolan Allan scored for the Thunderbirds (33-8-1-1).
RAIDERS 4 COUGARS 1
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Evan Herman scored twice as the visiting Prince Albert Raiders defeated the Prince George Cougars 4-1.
Hayden Pakkala and Carter Anderson also scored for the Raiders (17-25-3-0).
Ondrej Becher scored for the Cougars (19-214-0).
SILVERTIPS 4 BRONCOS 3 (OT)
EVERETT, Wash. — Ben Hemmerling scored at 1:10 of overtime to lift the Everett Silvertips past the Swift Current Broncos 4-3.
Jesse Heslop, Austin Roest and Jackson Berezowski also scored for the Silvertips (23-21-1-0).
Josh Davies, Caleb Wyrostok and Josh Filmon scored for the Broncos (22-19-1-2).
AMERICANS 6 CHIEFS 2
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Lukas Dragicevic scored twice and added an assist as the Tri-City Americans defeated the Spokane Chiefs 6-2.
Jalen Luypen, Ethan Ernst and Marc Lajoie also scored for the Americans (22-16-4-1).
Carter Streek and Grady Lane scored for the Chiefs (9-32-1-2)
* This roundup was generated automatically with a CP-developed application.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 28, 2023.
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