The Prince Albert Raiders (28-1-0-1) gained their league-leading 28th sport Saturday night time with a 5-2 house win over the Brandon Wheat Kings in Western Hockey League (WHL) motion.
Raiders ahead Noah Gregor was the sport’s first star, scoring his 14th objective of the season whereas including three assists. Gregor now has 36 factors in simply 25 video games.
“I give Brandon credit score. They got here out, they had been aggressive they usually had been in your face and we didn’t deal with that nicely within the first interval. I assumed after the whistle, we bought tied in and bought annoyed,” mentioned Marc Habscheid, Prince Albert Raiders head coach.
“As soon as we performed between the whistle, I feel our sport picked up.”
Winger Cole Fonstad additionally had an enormous sport for the Raiders, scoring twice. Fonstad now has 10 targets on the yr.
Assistant captain Sean Montgomery and centre Kody McDonald additionally scored the Raiders.
Forwards Linden McCorrister and Luka Burzan scored for the Wheat Kings.
Raiders goalie Ian Scott stopped 39 of 41 pictures, whereas Wheat Kings netminder Jiri Patera stopped 42 of 47 pictures confronted.
Each groups scored a powerplay objective.
The Raiders journey to Saskatoon this afternoon for a matchup with the Blades (18-10-3-0) within the annual Teddy Bear Toss.
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