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Chiefs rally to improve winning streak to three

PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia – Three was the Spokane Chiefs’ magical number on Tuesday.

The Chiefs improved their winning streak to three on the strength of three unassisted goals and three second-period goals in a span of less than 6 minutes.

Garret Hughson made 38 saves, stopping 29 of 30 shots in the second and third periods, as Spokane rallied for a 5-4 win over the Prince George Cougars at CN Centre.

The Chiefs (17-12-3-0, 37 points) took over third place alone in the Western Hockey League’s U.S. Division because the Tri-City Americans were idle.

Spokane’s Hudson Elynuik, Dominic Zwerger and Kailer Yamamoto had unassisted goals. Calder Brooks, Liam Stewart and Yamamoto scored 5:51 apart in the second for a 5-3 lead.

The teams will cap their season series, which Spokane leads 2-1, tonight before a nine-day break.

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