Kolby Hay perfect as Edmonton Oil Kings blank Calgary Hitmen 3-0
EDMONTON — Kolby Hay stopped all 44 shots he faced as the Edmonton Oil Kings beat the Calgary Hitmen 3-0 in the Western Hockey League on Friday.
Gavin Hodnett, Noah Boyko and Dawson Seitz provided offense for Edmonton (7-35-3).
Goaltender Brayden Peters stopped 27 of 29 shots for Calgary (23-17-4).
Neither team scored a goal on the power play. The Oil Kings went 0-2 and the hitmen 0-7.
REBELS 5 BLADES 1ST
ROTWIRSCH, Alta. – Kai Uchacz scored twice as the Rebels triumphed over Saskatoon.
Dwayne Jean Jr., Kalan Lind and Ben King also scored for Red Deer (32-9-4).
Egor Sidorov answered for the Blades (28-11-4).
HURRICANES 2 ICE 1
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Blake Swetlikoff put the winner away near the middle of the third period as the Hurricanes beat Winnipeg.
Hayden Smith had Lethbridge’s other goal (25-16-5).
Connor McClennon scored once for the ice (33-6-1).
GIANT 3 ROCKETS 1
VANCOUVER — Brenden Pentecost had a goal and an assist as the Giants beat Kelowna.
Tyler Thorpe and Jaden Lipinski played for Vancouver (18-20-6).
Adam Kydd answered for the Rockets (14-26-3).
WARRIORS 5 WHEAT KINGS 1
Elkjaw, Sask. – Harper Lolacher and Ryder Korczak each scored two goals as the Warriors defeated Brandon.
Atley Calvert added a goal for Moose Jaw (29-15-3).
Calder Anderson scored for the Wheat Kings (19-21-5).
THUNDERBIRDS 7 CHIEFS 2
SPOKANE, Wash. — Jared Davidson had two goals as the Thunderbirds beat Spokane.
Gracyn Sawchyn, Ashton McNelly, Kyle Crnkovic, Nolan Allan and Lucas Ciona rounded out the attack as Seattle (33-7-2) claimed its third straight win.
Chase Bertholet batted twice for the Chiefs (9-31-3).
BLAZER 7 ROYALS 4
VICTORIA — Matthew Seminoff, Fraser Minten and Logan Stankoven all scored twice as Kamloops drove past the Royals.
Caedan Bankier had the other goal for the Blazers (27-9-6).
Robin Sapousek, Riley Gannon, Teydon Trembecky and Alex Edwards answered or Victoria (13-28-5).
WINTERHAWKS 6 BRONCOS 3
PORTLAND, Ore. — James Stefan and Chaz Lucius both scored twice as the Winterhawks doubled Swift Current.
Luca Cagnoni and Robbie Fromm-Delorme also scored for Portland (32-8-3).
Josh Filmon, Caleb Wyrostok and Connor Hvidston provided offense for the Broncos (22-19-2).
AMERICANS 2 SILVERTIPS 1
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Jalen Luypen’s goal early in the third period was the eventual winner as Tri-City defeated Everett.
Lukas Dragicevic scored in the second period for the Americans (20-16-5).
Caden Zaplitny answered at the 8:09 mark of the third period for the Silvertips (22-20-1).
This report from The Canadian Press was first published on January 27, 2023.