WHL Roundup: Rockets win home-and-home series against Blazers

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KAMLOOPS - Tomas Soustal and Tyson Baillie both scored twice as Kelowna downed the Blazers in Kamloops last night.

Rourke Chartier, Dillon Dube and Cal Foote also scored for the Rockets (2-0-0) Sept. 26.

Garrett Pilon had two goals and an assist for Kamloops (0-2-0), with Jake Kryski adding the other.

Kelowna's Tate Coughlin and Devante Stephens along with Ryan Rehill of the Blazers all received game misconducts in the third period.



VICTORIA - Alex Forsberg had two goals and two assists to lead the Victoria Royals to a 6-5 victory over the Portland Winterhawks on Saturday night in Western Hockey League action.

Vladimir Bobylev also struck twice while adding an assist for Victoria (2-0-0). Ralph Jarratt and Regan Nagy supplied the rest of the offence, with Jack Walker tacking on three assists.

Caleb Jones had a goal and two assists for the Winterhawks (0-2-0). Paul Bittner, Alex Schoenborn, Colton Veloso and Skyler McKenzie also scored.

Coleman Vollrath turned away 27 shots for the win in net while Michael Bullion made 22 saves in defeat.

The Royals went 1 for 6 on the power play while Portland was scoreless on three chances.



CALGARY — Brendan Burke kicked out all 21 shots he faced as the Hitmen shutout Kootenay.

Loch Morrison provided the game's only offence with a goal in the second period for Calgary (2-0-0).

Wyatt Hoflin made 37 saves in goal for the Ice (0-2-0).



SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Reid Duke had two goals and an assist as Brandon got its first win of the season by topping the Broncos.

Rihards Bukarts and Colton Waltz also chipped in for the Wheat Kings (1-0-1).

Connor Cahulk scored on the power play for Swift Current (1-1-0) in the third period.



RED DEER, Alta. — Michael Spacek struck twice, including once on the power play, as the Rebels beat Edmonton.

Grayson Pawlenchuk broke a tie 44 seconds into the second period while Jeff de Wit had the other for Red Deer (1-0-0).

Brett Pollock opened the scoring 40 seconds into the first period for the Oil Kings (0-1-0).



REGINA — Sam Steel scored 1:24 into overtime as the Pats slipped past Moose Jaw.

Aaron Macklin and Sergey Zborovskiy had the others for Regina (1-1-0).

Dryden Hunt found the back of the net twice for the Warriors (1-0-1).

Moose Jaw's Jesse Shynkaruk was ejected at 8:24 of the second period after receiving a major penalty for checking from behind.



PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Sean Montgomery scored 3:54 into overtime as the Raiders edged Saskatoon.

Jordan Tkatch finished the game with a goal and three assists for Prince Albert (1-1-0) while Simon Stransky had a goal and two assists. Jesse Lees, Austin Glover and Luke Coleman rounded out the attack.

Wyatt Sloboshan struck twice for the Blades (1-0-1), with Cameron Hebig, Ryan Graham and Josh Paterson adding the others.



MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — David Quenneville, Cole Sanford, Max Gerlach and Trevor Cox all had a goal and assist as the Tigers downed Lethbridge.

Mark Rassell also chipped in for Medicine Hat (1-1-0).

Tyler Wong, Brayden Burke and Egor Babenko found the back of the net for the Hurricanes (1-1-0).



SPOKANE, Wash. — Jaret Anderson-Dolan had a hat trick as the Chiefs got past Tri-City.

Kailer Yamamoto added a goal and two assists for Spokane (1-0-0), while Jason Fram and Hudson Elynuik also scored.

Tyler Sandhu struck twice for the Americans (0-1-0). Jordan Topping had a goal and two assists with Taylor Vickerman rounding out the attack.

Tri City's Dylan Coghlan was assessed a major penalty for checking from behind at 4:04 of the third period.

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