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King scores OT winner as the Chiefs down the Pats

Saturday, 12.01.2012 / 11:44 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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King scores OT winner as the Chiefs down the Pats

REGINA - Tyler King scored 2:46 into overtime to give the visiting Spokane Chiefs a 6-5 win over the Regina Pats in Western Hockey League action on Saturday.

Spokane (19-7-1) also had a goal and an assist from both Dylan Walchuk and Mitch Holmberg and one goal each from Todd Fiddler, Reid Gow and Carter Proft.

Brenden Kichton, Riley Whittingham and Tyson Predinchuk all had two assists for the Chiefs.

Morgan Klimchuk had a big game for Regina (11-14-4) with two goals and three assists.

Klimchuk’s linemate Lane Scheidl also scored twice and set up a goal while Colten Mayor scored once to round out the Pats' offence.

Garret Hughson allowed five goals on 20 shots and was pulled midway through the second period for Spokane. Eric Williams took over and only had to make five saves to earn the win, while Teagan Sacher turned aside 54 shots in a losing cause for Regina.

The Chiefs went 1 for 4 on the power play while the Pats scored three times on seven chances with the man advantage.

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