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Brossoit stops 34 shots as the Oil Kings down the Blades

Saturday, 01.12.2013 / 11:44 PM / News

The Canadian Press

SASKATOON - Laurent Brossoit stopped 34 shots as the Edmonton Oil Kings hung on to defeat the host Saskatoon Blades 2-1 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.

Brandon Baddock and Keegan Lowe both scored in the second period to put the Oil Kings (29-9-5) up 2-0.

Josh Nicholls responded for the Blades (21-20-1) midway though the third period, however that was all Brossoit would let by as his club held on to a one-goal lead for the final 10:04 of the game.

Andrey Makarov turned away 30-of-32 shots in a losing cause.

Edmonton went 0 for 3 on the power play while Saskatoon scored once on three chances with the man advantage.

Playing for my favorite team growing up, I've probably scored that goal a million times in my driveway. It feels good to actually do it in real life.

— Dale Weise, who grew up a Canadiens fan, on scoring the overtime winner in Montreal's 5-4 victory against Tampa Bay in Game 1