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WHL roundup: Thunderbirds continue to soar, beat Rebels 5-2

By The Canadian Press on October 24, 2023.

RED DEER, Alta. – The Seattle Thunderbirds have served early notice that they plan to contend this season.

Gracyn Sawchyn scored twice as the visiting Thunderbirds rolled over the Red Deer Rebels 5-2 in Western Hockey League action on Tuesday night.

It was the T-Birds’ seventh win in eight starts.

Bryce Pickford, Antonio Martorana and Coster Dunn also scored for the Thunderbirds, who were outshot 37-25, but got a great effort from netminder Spencer Michnik.

Carson Birnie and Jhett Larson scored for the Rebels (4-6-0-1).

Elsewhere in the WHL:

WARRIORS 3 BLADES 1

SASKATOON, Sask. – Jagger Firkus scored a goal and added two assists as the visiting Moose Jaw Warriors defeated the Saskatoon Blades 3-1.

Pavel McKenzie and Atley Calvert also scored for the Warriors (8-5-0-0).

Egor Sidorov scored for the Blades (8-3-0-0).

WILD 5 BLAZERS 2

WENATCHEE, Wash. – Graham Sward scored a goal and added two assists as the Wenatchee Wild beat the visiting Kamloops Blazers 5-2.

Conor Geekie, Hayden Moore, Karter Prosofsky and Evan Friesen also scored for the Wild (6-6-1-0).

Dylan Sydor scored twice for the Blazers (1-9-2-0).

* This roundup was generated automatically with a CP-developed application.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 24, 2023.

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