Oil Kings lead 12-game winning streak with 7-3 win over Tigers

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. – Josh Williams and Justin Sourdif scored two goals apiece as the Edmonton Oil Kings extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 7-3 win over the Medicine Hat Tigers.

Kolby Hay made 21 saves in Edmonton’s 42-11-3 win.

Medicine Hat forward (10-39-4) Oren Shtrom scored twice in the loss.

The game was tied 3-3 midway through the second period, but some quick Oil King goals late in the period from Hayden Wheddon and Williams gave Edmonton a 5-3 advantage going into the final period.

Tigers goaltender Garin Bjorklund made 32 saves in the loss.


WHEAT KINGS 2 HITMEN 1 (OT)

Brandon, man. – Carson Bjarnason made 32 saves to help set up Brandon’s (28-18-5) overtime win over Calgary (20-26-8). Nolan Ritchie scored the winning goal 1:11 into the extra period.

BLADES 4 HURRICANE 3 (OT)

SASKATOON, Sask. — Brandon Lisowsky scored twice, including the winner with 30 seconds left in overtime, as Saskatoon (31-18-4) edged Lethbridge (23-26-4). Liekit Reichle scored a goal and had an assist in the Hurricanes’ loss.

HEADS 5 GIANTS 2

SPOKANE, Wash. — Blake Swetlikoff scored a goal and three points as Spokane (18-31-5) beat Vancouver (20-29-3). The Chiefs have won three in a row, while the Giants have dropped their last five games.

WINTERHAWKS 5 ROYALS 2

VICTORIA, BC — Cross Hanas had two goals and two assists as Portland (37-14-5) beat Victoria (16-33-6). Winterhawks goaltender Taylor Gauthier made 26 saves to secure the win.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on March 9, 2022.

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