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Matej Stransky scores in overtime as Saskatoon Blades beat Tri-City Americans

Thursday, 10.18.2012 / 12:34 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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Matej Stransky scores in overtime as Saskatoon Blades beat Tri-City Americans

SASKATOON - Matej Stransky scored at 1:16 of overtime Wednesday as the Saskatoon Blades defeated the Tri-City Americans 3-2 in the Western Hockey League.

Josh Nicholls scored twice in regulation for Saskatoon (5-7-0), while Andrey Makarov made 26 saves. Stransky also had an assist.

Lucas Nickles and Connor Rankin each had a goal and an assist for Tri-City (7-3-2).

Eric Comrie made 31 saves in taking the loss.

The Blades finished the night 0-for-5 on the power play, while the Americans wound up scoreless on four chances.

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