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Stanley Cup Final

Spencer Humphries scores in OT as Calgary Hitmen edge Edmonton Oil Kings 6-5

Sunday, 10.07.2012 / 7:44 PM / News

The Canadian Press

CALGARY - Spencer Humphries scored a power-play goal at 4:11 of overtime Sunday to lift the Calgary Hitmen to a 6-5 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings in the Western Hockey League.

Alex Roach scored twice and set up another in regulation for the Hitmen (4-0-2), while Humphries, Brooks Macek and Brady Brassart all finished with a goal and an assist each. Cody Sylvester also scored, while Jaynen Rissling had two assists.

T.J. Foster scored four times for the Oil Kings (4-2-1), who also lost to the Hitmen 4-1 in Edmonton on Sept. 28. Michael St. Croix had a goal and an assist, while Dylan Wruck set up a pair of goals.

St. Croix scored a power-play goal for the Oil Kings at 19:19 of the third period to force overtime before Humphries scored the game-winning goal with Edmonton captain Griffin Reinhart serving a tripping penalty during the extra session.

Chris Driedger finished the game with 26 saves in the Hitmen net and improved his record to 4-0-1. Meanwhile, Edmonton netminder Laurent Brossoit stopped 26-of-32 shots he faced.

The Hitmen went 1-for-7 with the man advantage, while the Oil Kings converted 2-of-3 power-play opportunities.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round