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Brenden Walker scores 2 as Saskatoon beats Moose Jaw 5-1 for 13 straight win

Wednesday, 02.20.2013 / 11:34 PM / News

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Brenden Walker scores 2 as Saskatoon beats Moose Jaw 5-1 for 13 straight win

SASKATOON - Brenden Walker scored twice as the Saskatoon Blades stomped the Moose Jaw Warriors 5-1 for their 13th straight Western Hockey League victory Wednesday.

Erik Benoit, Matej Stransky and Josh Nicholls also scored for the surging Blades (36-21-3).

Tanner Eberle opened the scoring at 17:51 in the first period, but that proved to be the first and last goal for Moose Jaw (20-31-9).

Andrey Makarov made 35 saves for Saskatoon, while at the other end of the ice Justin Paulic stopped 30 shots.

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