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OIL KINGS STOP BLADES -- Michael St. Croix’s 41st goal of the season was the winner as the Edmonton Oil Kings skated to a 3-1 victory over the visiting Saskatoon Blades in Western Hockey League action on Sunday.

T.J. Foster and Curtis Lazar also scored for the Oil Kings (44-15-3-4), who pick up their fifth win in a row and now need just three more points to clinch the Central Division title.  Laurent Brossoit made 16 saves to post his 50th career victory.

Jake Trask – with his 19th goal of the season – scored the lone marker for the Blades (36-27-1-2), who went 0-for-8 on the power play as they drop their fourth straight decision.  Adam Todd made 31 saves in the defeat.

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AMERICANS 4, WINTERHAWKS 3

Justin Feser scored the winner with just 51 seconds to play in the third period as the visiting Tri-City Americans edged the Portland Winterhawks 4-3 on Sunday.

Ty Rimmer turned in a 48-save performance for the Americans (46-17-1-2), who snap a two-game losing skid and now sit one point back of the Hawks for first place in the U.S. Division and Western Conference. Brendan Shinnimin – with his 54th of the season – Connor Rankin and Adam Hughesman also scored for the Ams.

Sven Bartschi scored twice and Brad Ross had a goal and an assist while Ty Rattie picked up two helpers for the Winterhawks (46-16-3-1), who suffer their first regulation defeat in their last 14 games.  Mac Carruth made 18 saves in the setback.

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PATS 4, RAIDERS 3

Brandon Davidson scored the go-ahead goal with just 21 seconds left in the third period to lift the Regina Pats to a 4-3 triumph over the visiting Prince Albert Raiders on Sunday.

Lane Scheidl scored twice and Chandler Stephenson also scored for the Pats (35-24-5-2), who overturned a 3-2 deficit in the third period to post their second win in a row.  Adam Beukeboom made 23 saves to claim his fifth victory of the season.

Mike Winther – with his 30th of the season – Justin Maylan and Mark McNeill scored for the Raiders (20-39-3-3), who suffer their fourth loss in a row.  Cole Holowenko made 30 saves in a losing cause.

Game Summary

 

GIANTS 6, ROYALS 0

Adam Morrison made 18 saves to record his first shutout of the season as the visiting Vancouver Giants blanked the Victoria Royals 6-0 on Sunday.

Riley Kieser, Matt Bellerive, Jackson Houck and Cain Franson each netted a goal and an assist while David Musil and Tyler Vanscourt also counted for the Giants (37-25-1-3), who move into a tie on points with Spokane for fourth place in the Western Conference. 

Jared Rathjen and Keith Hamilton combined for 31 saves in the defeat for the Royals (21-39-2-4), who were outshot 37-18 by the visitors as they split their two-game weekend series versus the Giants.

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Schedule & Results

August 29 / 2014

 
Seattle
11:30 PDT
Tri-City
 
 
 
Lethbridge
3:00 MDT
Prince Albert
 
 
 
Spokane
3:00 PDT
Portland
 
 
 
Calgary
7:00 MDT
Regina
 
 
 
Victoria
7:00 PDT
Everett
 
 
 
Vancouver
7:00 PDT
Kamloops
 
 
 

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