SOME HIGHLIGHTS FROM SUNDAY’S GAMES:
In Prince George, F Taylor Stefishen and F Charles Inglis each scored twice as the Cougars stopped the Moose Jaw Warriors, 5-2. The Warriors had won their last three road games, including stops in Vancouver and Chilliwack. . . . Stefishen has nine goals; Inglis has 18. . . . Prince George D Martin Marincin, who played for Slovakia at the World Junior Championship in Buffalo, was in the building but didn’t play. . . .
In Edmonton, G Nathan Lieuwen stopped 23 shots to lead the Kootenay Ice to a 2-1 victory over the Oil Kings. . . . D Brayden McNabb and F Matt Fraser gave the Ice a 2-0 lead. . . . F Michael St. Croix, with his 21st, scored for Edmonton at 19:20 of the third period with G Jon Groenheyde on the bench for the extra attacker. . . .
In Regina, the Pats scored two third-period goals to force OT and then beat the Calgary Hitmen 4-3 in a shootout with goals from F Jordan Weal and F Colin Reddin. . . . D Tyler Bortsmayer got Regina to within 3-2 with his first goal of the season at 5:01 of the third and Weal tied it, with his 19th, at 14:44. . . . F Justin Kirsch scored his 18th of the season and added two assists for Calgary. . . . F Lyndon Martell scored his second goal in as many games for Regina. He joined the Pats after the Christmas break from the BCHL’s Prince George Spruce Kings. . . . The victory moved the Pats into 10th place in the 12-team Eastern Conference and got them to within two points of a playoff spot. . . .
In Prince Albert, F Sebastian Svendsen had two goals and an assist and F Justin Maylan had three assists to help the Raiders to a 5-4 victory over the Red Deer Rebels. . . . Svendsen has 17 goals. . . . F Igor Revenko scored the Raiders’ fifth goal, into an empty net at 19:34 of the third period, to give his side a 5-3 lead. . . . The Raiders had lost three in a row. . . .
In Swift Current, the Broncos, who hadn’t played at home since Dec. 3, beat the Saskatoon Blades, 4-2. . . . F Trevor Cameron, who joined the Broncos from the SJHL’s Notre Dame Hounds after the Christmas break, scored the home team’s first two goals. . . . The Blades cut a 3-0 deficit to 3-2 but F Adam Lowry iced it for the Broncos with an empty-netter. . . .
In Chilliwack, F Spencer Bennett broke a 2-2 at 17:47 of the second period and the Vancouver Giants went on to a 6-2 victory over the Bruins. . . . Bennett has 15 goals, and has scored three times in three games since joining the Giants in a deal with Portland last week. . . . The Giants got two goals from each of F Dalton Sward and F Nathan Burns. F Teal Burns, who came from Portland with Bennett, had three assists. . . . F Dylen McKinlay had a goal and an assist for the Bruins, the goal coming on a second-period penalty shot. . . .
In Kamloops, F Brendan Ranford scored his WHL-leading 30th goal as the Blazers dropped the Kelowna Rockets, 5-1. . . . Ranford, who leads the WHL with 62 points, also had two assists. Linemate Jordan DePape added three assists.