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Lazar with three points as the Oil Kings down the Hurricanes 4-3

Sunday, 12.02.2012 / 9:04 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Lazar with three points as the Oil Kings down the Hurricanes 4-3

EDMONTON - Curtis Lazar scored twice and set up one more as the Edmonton Oil Kings downed the visiting Lethbridge Hurricanes 4-3 on Sunday in Western Hockey League action.

Dylan Wruck and Edgars Kulda also scored for the Oil Kings (18-5-5), who blew a 3-0 lead before Lazar scored the winner at 16:26 of the second period.

Jaimen Yakubowski had a power-play goal and a second goal on a penalty shot, while shorthanded, for the Hurricanes (14-14-4) and Graham Hood scored the other.

Tristan Jarry made 18 saves for the win as Ty Rimmer turned aside 31 shots in a losing cause.

Both clubs went 2 for 5 on the power play.

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