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Stanley Cup Final

Clark's hat trick lifts Brandon to 7-4 triumph over Prince Albert

Saturday, 02.07.2009 / 12:35 AM / News

The Canadian Press

BRANDON, Man. - Andrew Clark scored three times to lift the Brandon Wheat Kings to a 7-4 victory over the Prince Albert Raiders in the Western Hockey League on Friday night.

Mark Stone notched two goals, including the game-winner, for the Wheat Kings, who blew a 4-0 lead before recovering to score the last three goals of the game. Nathan Green and Brayden Schenn also scored as Brandon improved to 36-15-3-1.

Brandon Herrod, Bryce Lamb, Jordan Rowley and Jordan Hickmott replied for the Raiders, who fell to 24-29-3-1.

Brandon netminder Andrew Hayes made 25 saves, while Steven Stanford stopped 33 shots for Prince Albert.

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