The Swift Current Broncos will return to Canada from their five-game U.S. Division road trip without a single point after a 4-1 loss to the Tri-City Americans Tuesday.
Connor Sanvido scored the only goal for Swift Current, his fifth of the season.
Philip Tot scored twice for the Americans, including an empty net goal, while Braden Purtill and Brian Williams also scored as Tri-City improved to 6-8-0-1 in the win.
Eetu Laurikainen allowed three goals on 35 shots to fall to 3-7-0-1 with his fourth straight loss.
Americans’ rookie Evan Sarthou made 31 saves for his first career win in his third Western Hockey League appearance.
The Broncos’ freefall down the Eastern Conference standings continued as they dropped to 6-8-0-1. The Broncos are now 1-7 on the road since opening their season with a road win in Regina on September 21.
The Broncos will be back at home for their first game in 14 days on Saturday when they host the Edmonton Oil Kings (6-6-0-1).