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.
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Brad Ross also scored for the Winterhawks, who got 26 saves from Mac Carruth. Troy Rutkowski and Sven Bartschi had two assists apiece.