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Pearce with a goal and an assist as Tigers edge Americans

Saturday, 01.26.2013 / 1:34 AM / Nouvelles

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Pearce with a goal and an assist as Tigers edge Americans

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Elgin Pearce had a goal and an assist as the Medicine Hat Tigers edged the host Tri-City Americans 6-5 on Friday in Western Hockey League action.

Curtis Valk, Logan McVeigh, Boston Leier, Chad Labelle and Trevor Cox also scored for the Tigers (24-23-3) while Cole Sanford, Ty Stanton and Chad Butcher chipped in with two assists each.

Jesse Mychan had two goals and an assist for the Americans (28-18-3) and Justin Feser scored once and added two assists.

Lucas Nickles and Mitch Topping rounded out the scoring for Tri-City.

Marek Langhamer made 27 saves for the win as Luke Lee-Knight stopped 30 shots in a losing cause.

Medicine Hat went 1 for 3 on the power play while Tri-City scored once on four chances with the man advantage.

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That's the biggest goal I've ever scored. It's a great feeling any time you do that, especially at home. We're one game away from a Stanley Cup berth. It was a huge goal and it felt unbelievable.

— Anaheim forward Matt Beleskey on scoring the overtime winner Monday to give the Ducks a 3-2 series lead against the Blackhawks