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Walters scores SO winner, Boes 43 saves as Wheat Kings down Blades

Saturday, 01.19.2013 / 11:34 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Walters scores SO winner, Boes 43 saves as Wheat Kings down Blades

SASKATOON - Nick Walters scored the winner in the 12th round of the shootout and Corbin Boes stopped 43-of-45 shots as the Brandon Wheat Kings edged the host Saskatoon Blades 3-2 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.

Colton Waltz and Tim McGauley scored in regulation time for the Wheat Kings (17-26-4).

Lukas Sutter and Collin Valcourt scored for the Blades (22-20-3) as Andrey Makarov turned away 31 shots in a losing cause.

Neither club could produce with the power play as Brandon went 0 for 3 and Saskatoon 0 for 4.

Note to readers: Corrected first paragraph from 13th round to 12th round

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