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Brossoit stops 23 shots as the Oil Kings blank the Tigers

Sunday, 02.03.2013 / 12:24 AM / News

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Brossoit stops 23 shots as the Oil Kings blank the Tigers

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Laurent Brossoit stopped 23 shots as the Edmonton Oil Kings blanked the host Medicine Hat Tigers 6-0 on Saturday in Western Hockey League play.

T.J. Foster and Michael St. Croix each had a goal and an assist for the Oil Kings (38-11-5), who extended their win streak to eight games, while Ashton Sautner, Henrik Samuelsson, Curtis Lazar and Trevor Cheek added single goals.

Martin Gernat chipped in three assists for Edmonton.

Cam Lanigan turned aside 36-of-42 shots in a losing cause for the Tigers (25-26-3), who are winless in three games.

Edmonton went 2 for 4 on the power play while Medicine Hat failed to score on five chances with the man advantage.

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