WHL Roundup: Cole Kehler perfect as Winterhawks blank Blazers 4-0

WHL: Kehler perfect as Winterhawks top Blazers

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Cole Kehler had a 41-save shutout as the Portland Winterhawks blanked the Kamloops Blazers 4-0 on Monday in Western Hockey League action.

Joachim Blichfeld scored and added an assist for Portland (31-23-3), while Keoni Texeira, Keegan Iverson and Evan Weinger, into an empty net, also had goals.

Connor Ingram stopped 34-of-37 shots for Kamloops (34-19-6).

The Winterhawks scored on their only power play and the Blazers went 0 for 2 with the man advantage.


LANGLEY, B.C. — Parker AuCoin had the eventual winner late in the second period as Tri-City topped Vancouver.

Morgan Geekie had a power-play goal for the Americans (32-23-3), while Dylan Coghlan, Riley Sawchuk and Jordan Topping chipped in as well.

Jordan Borstmayer, Brendan Semchuk and Owen Hardy replied for the Giants (18-35-5).


PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Hudson Elynuik, Keanu Yamamoto and Jaret Anderson-Dolan all scored on the power play as Spokane reeled off three unanswered goals to rally past the Cougars.

Kailer Yamamoto had his 32nd goal of the season near the midway point of the first for the Chiefs (24-23-9).

Tate Olson, Radovan Bondra and Jansen Harkins supplied the offence for Prince George (37-17-4).


KELOWNA, B.C. — Calvin Thurkauf struck twice as the Rockets doubled Seattle.

Reid Gardiner had the winner and an assist for Kelowna (33-20-4), while Leif Mattson, Carsen Twarynski and Nick Merkley also scored.

Ethan Bear, Keegan Kolesar and Ryan Gropp responded for the Thunderbirds (35-16-5).

The Canadian Press

Just Posted

Interior Health managers voice discontent

Negative comments about work culture aimed at CEO Chris Mazurkewich.

Students frustrated by UBCO response to harassment allegations

Kelowna - Students were unaware of resources on campus

Video: Bulky bobcat goes for a stroll

Bob Lindley shared a video of a sneaky bobcat strolling through his yard in Vernon.

Cops report explosion in number of thefts from vehicles in Central Okanagan

In just the first 2 1/2 weeks of 2018, the number has nearly tripled in Kelowna and West Kelowna

Kelowna and West Kelowna’s unsolved crimes of the week

RCMP are searching for a fraud suspect and vandal suspect in this week’s unsolved crimes

Kelowna’s Ursel to coach host team at Olympics

Bob Ursel is headed to the Olympics with South Korea’s national men’s curling team

WestJet appeals lost bid to scrap harassment lawsuit

Airline argues judge was wrong to have dismissed the company’s application to strike the legal action

Can U.S. border guards search your phone? Yes, and here’s how

Secretary of homeland security explains a new policy that let’s border guards check phones

‘Beautiful writer’ Nancy Richler dies of cancer in Vancouver hospital

Montreal-born author spent most of her adult life in B.C. as a fiction writer and novelist

B.C. commuters vote to rename bus service to ‘Jeff’

The company asked and the people of Facebook answered

EDITORIAL: With harassment allegations, students deserve better at UBCO

The lack of communication with students isn’t good enough for the Kelowna campus

Physical altercation turns to online threats in Celista

Police were called to a Shuswap ice rink after a group of men physically fought each other

Arson suspect heads to court

Vernon man suspected of starting a string of 2014 fires in Vernon

Opinion: Dare to be smarter

Just say no works for more than just substance abuse

Most Read