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WHL Roundup: Stallard scores OT winner as Hitmen take 3-1 lead over Tigers

04/16/2015 01:23 EDT | Updated 06/27/2015 03:59 EDT
MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Jordy Stallard scored 7:22 into overtime as the Calgary Hitmen edged the Medicine Hat Tigers 2-1 on Wednesday to extend their lead in their second-round Western Hockey League playoff series.

Calgary's Jake Virtanen scored on a penalty shot to tie the game 1-1 in the second period and Mack Shields made 35 saves.

The Hitmen lead the series 3-1 and can close it out with a Game 5 win at home on Friday.

Tyler Lewington had a power-play goal in the first period for the Tigers.

Medicine Hat's Marek Langhamer stopped 19 shots.

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WHEAT KINGS 3 PATS 2 (OT)

REGINA — Tanner Kaspick scored 3:36 into overtime as Brandon pushed the Pats to the brink of elimination with a Game 4 win in their second-round playoff series.

Peter Quenneville had the tying goal on a power play 7:53 into the third period for the Wheat Kings, and assisted on Nolan Patrick's marker at 19:37 of the first. Brandon leads the series 3-1 and can eliminate Regina with a win at home on Friday.

Connor Hobbs scored on a power play for the Pats in the second, and received a game misconduct midway through the third period. Colby Williams also scored.

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ROYALS 5 ROCKETS 4 (OT)

VICTORIA — Greg Chase breathed life into the Royals with an overtime goal to lift Victoria over Kelowna 5-4 and stave off elimination in their second-round series.

Jack Walker scored twice and Austin Carroll and Brandon Magee rounded out the attack as the Royals cut the best-of-seven series deficit to 3-1.

Lucas Johansen, Rourke Chartier, Tomas Soustal and Tyson Baillie had goals for the Rockets, who host Game 5 on Friday.

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