Thursday, October 28

Brandon Wheat Kings beat Saskatoon Blades at OT – Saskatoon | The Canadian News

Chad Nychuk scored his second goal of the game at 2:22 in overtime to lead the Brandon Wheat Kings to a 5-4 victory over Saskatoon Blades in WHL action on Wednesday.

Ben Thornton, Rylen Roersma and Nolan Ritchie also scored for the Wheat Kings.

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Brandon Lisowsky had a pair of goals for Saskatoon, including the tying goal with 49 seconds left in the third period.

Tristen Robins and Tyler Parr also scored for the Blades.

Saskatoon outshot Brandon 35-24 on the night. Carson Bjarnason had 31 saves for the Wheat Kings (3-3-0), while Nolan Maier saved 19 shots for the Blades (2-1-1).

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The Blades struggled on the power play, going 1 of 7, while the Wheat Kings were 1 of 4 with the men’s advantage.

Saskatoon is back in action on Friday when it hosts the Medicine Hat Tigers.

—With files from The Canadian Press

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