|North Bay Battalion|
|Owen Sound Attack|
|Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds|
|Acadie-Bathurst Titan||Baie-Comeau Drakkar|
|Blainville-Boisbriand Armada||Cape Breton Screaming Eagles|
|Charlottetown Islanders||Chicoutimi Sagueneens|
|Drummondville Voltigeurs||Gatineau Olympiques|
|Halifax Mooseheads||Moncton Wildcats|
|Quebec Remparts||Rimouski Oceanic|
|Rouyn-Noranda Huskies||Saint John Sea Dogs|
|Shawinigan Cataractes||Sherbrooke Phoenix|
|Val-d'Or Foreurs||Victoriaville Tigres|
BLAZERS DOWN ROCKETS IN OVERTIME – Tim Bozon scored his third goal of the game 2:49 into overtime to lead the Kamloops Blazers to a 6-5 victory over the visiting Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League action on Friday night.
Colin Smith scored and set up three more, Landon Cross had a goal and an assist and Matt Needham added a single while JC Lipon picked up three helpers for the Blazers (1-0-0-0), who raised their 2011-12 B.C. Division pennant to the rafters prior to the contest. Taran Kozun stopped nine of 11 shots he faced over the third period and overtime to post the win after replacing Cole Cheveldave, who made 23 saves on 26 shots over the first two periods.
Ryan Olsen, Tyson Baillie, Henrik Hyberg, Myles Bell and Dylen McKinlay scored for the Rockets (0-0-1-0), who went 1-for-5 on the power play. Jordon Cooke made 29 saves in a losing cause.
ROYALS 6, GIANTS 4
Steven Hodges scored twice and set up another as the visiting Victoria Royals downed the Vancouver Giants 6-4 on Friday night.
Brandon Magee and Ben Walker scored while Joe Hicketts and Logan Fisher each tallied their first WHL markers for the Royals (1-0-0-0), who were outshot 30-18 by the hosts. Patrik Plivka made 26 saves to post his first WHL victory.
Cain Franson scored two goals and Brett Kulak and Nathan Burns added singles for the Giants (0-1-0-0), who scored once on five power play chances. Liam Liston made 12 saves in the loss.
THUNDERBIRDS 5, WINTERHAWKS 2
Brandon Glover turned aside 55 of 57 shots he faced in a valiant effort to backstop the visiting Seattle Thunderbirds to a 5-2 win over the Portland Winterhawks on Friday.
Riley Sheen scored twice while Alex Delnov – with a goal and an assist – Luke Lockhart and Tyler Alos also counted for the Thunderbirds (1-0-0-0), who were outshot 57-27 by the host Winterhawks.
Oliver Bjorkstrand and Nic Petan scored for Portland (0-1-0-0), which was held scoreless on five power play chances in the game. Brendan Burke made 22 stops in the setback.
WHEAT KINGS 3, PATS 2
Jens Meilleur scored the go-ahead goal on a power play 4:03 into the third period as the Brandon Wheat Kings edged the visiting Regina Pats 3-2 on Friday.
Taylor Cooper – with his first WHL marker – and Eric Roy also counted for the Wheat Kings (1-0-0-0), who connected for two goals on seven power plays in the contest. Corbin Boes stopped 27 of 29 shots to earn his first win of the campaign.
Morgan Klimchuk and Dyson Stevenson scored for the Pats (0-1-0-0), who also got two assists from Emil Sylvegard. Matt Hewitt made 30 saves in the defeat.
HURRICANES 4, TIGERS 2
Sam McKechnie’s shorthanded marker 11:36 into the second frame stood as the winner as the Lethbridge Hurricanes doubled up the visiting Medicine Hat Tigers 4-2 on Friday.
Brady Ramsay, Jamal Watson and Jaimen Yakubowski also scored for the Hurricanes (1-0-0-0), who converted one of six power play opportunities. Ty Rimmer turned in a 36-save performance to post the win.
Jayden Hart had a goal and an assist and Kale Kessy also scored for the Tigers (0-1-0-0), who outshot the Hurricanes 38-22 in the game. Marek Langhamer made 18 saves in a losing cause.
WARRIORS 4, BRONCOS 3 O/T
Andrew Johnson converted a penalty shot 2:43 into overtime to give the Moose Jaw Warriors a 4-3 victory over the visiting Swift Current Broncos on Friday night.
Sam Fioretti, Carter Hansen and Justin Kirsch also scored for the Warriors (1-0-0-0), who rallied from a 3-0 deficit en route to the season-opening win. Justin Paulic made 23 saves to claim the win.
Levi Bews, Colby Cave and Justin Spagrud scored for the Broncos (0-0-1-0), who allowed three goals on nine Warriors’ power play chances. Eetu Laurikainen turned aside 34 of 38 shots in the defeat.
BLADES 2, RAIDERS 1 S/O
Shane McColgan and Matej Stransky scored in a shootout to propel the visiting Saskatoon Blades to a 2-1 victory over the Prince Albert Raiders on Friday.
Christian Stockl scored the lone marker in regulation for the Blades (1-0-0-0), who were scoreless on four power play chances. Andrey Makarov stopped 40 of 41 shots he faced in regulation play, and was beaten just once in the shootout to record the win.
Antoine Corbin scored the only goal for the Raiders (0-0-0-1), who were blanked on six power play opportunities. Luke Siemens turned in a 39-save effort in regulation play but was beaten twice in the shootout to absorb the loss.
HITMEN 3, REBELS 2
Cody Sylvester scored twice and set up another to pace the visiting Calgary Hitmen to a 3-2 triumph over the Red Deer Rebels on Friday.
Brady Brassart notched a goal and an assist for the Hitmen (1-0-0-0), who scored all three of their goals on the power play. Chris Driedger made 25 saves to claim the victory.
Turner Elson tallied a goal and an assist and Colten Mayor also counted for the Rebels (0-1-0-0), who were blanked on five power play chances. Patrik Bartosak made 31 saves in the defeat.
Which player among the currrent WHL goal leaders is most likely to finish with the most goals this season?