EDMONTON - Laurent Brossoit recorded his third shutout of the post-season as the Edmonton Oil Kings defeated the visiting Medicine Hat Tigers 2-0 in Western Hockey League playoff action Sunday night.
Brossoit stopped 33 shots, including 18 in the second period alone, as Edmonton now leads the best-of-seven second-round matchup 2-0.
The victory marked a personal nine-game winning streak against Medicine Hat for Brossoit.
Cam Lanigan turned aside 32 shots in net for the Tigers.
Samuelsson opened up scoring on the power play at 6:04 of the first period when he deflected Martin Gernat's point shot in behind Lanigan.
Despite outshooting Edmonton 14-0 in the first 15 minutes of the second period, and 18-3 overall, the Tigers were unable to even up the score heading into the third.
Edmonton's power play struck again at 1:56 of the third as Corbett drove through the crease and whipped a spinning shot overtop a sprawling Lanigan to push the Oil Kings ahead 2-0.
Edmonton finished the night 2 for 4 with the man advantage while Medicine Hat failed to score on seven chances with the man advantage.
Medicine Hat will host Game 3 on Tuesday.
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