The Portland Winterhawks beat the Tri-City Americans 5-1 at the Rose Garden, snapping a four-game losing streak on Friday.
Nino Niederreiter and Ryan Johansen each scored two goals for the Winterhawks (22-6-0-3), who lead the WHL and U.S. Division with 47 points.
Adam Hughesman had the lone goal for the Americans (16-10-1-1, 34 points), who saw their four-game win streak come to an end. Tri-City's power play fizzled, going 1-for-8, including a pair of lengthy 5-on-3 opportunities.
Drew Owsley finished with 43 saves for Tri-City, which is off until Dec. 10 when they play host to Seattle.
Brad Ross also scored for the Winterhawks, who got 26 saves from Mac Carruth. Troy Rutkowski and Sven Bartschi had two assists apiece.