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St. Croix scores four times as the Oil Kings crush the Pats

Sunday, 12.16.2012 / 8:54 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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St. Croix scores four times as the Oil Kings crush the Pats

EDMONTON - Michael St. Croix scored four times as the Edmonton Oil Kings downed the visiting Regina Pats 8-1 on Sunday in Western Hockey League action.

T.J. Foster had two goals and two assists for the Oil Kings (22-7-5), who extended their winning streak to four games, while Klarc Wilson had a goal and an assist.

Brandon Baddock added a single goal and Dylan Wruck had four assists to round out Edmonton's offence.

Stephen Hak had the lone goal for the Pats (12-20-4).

Laurent Brossoit stopped 20 shots for the win as Matt Hewitt turned aside 30-of-38 shots in defeat.

Edmonton was successful with its power play as it scored five times on seven opportunities while Regina failed to score on four chances with the man advantage.

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