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Brycen Martin scores in OT as Broncos beat struggling Wheat Kings 3-2

Wednesday, 02.27.2013 / 10:54 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Brycen Martin scores in OT as Broncos beat struggling Wheat Kings 3-2

BRANDON, Man. - Rookie defenceman Brycen Martin scored his second goal of the season at 1:05 into overtime as the Swift Current Broncos edged the Brandon Wheat Kings 3-2 Wednesday in Western Hockey League action.

It's the Wheat Kings (21-37-6) fifth loss in a row.

Richard Nedomlel and Ryon Moser scored in the first period to give the Broncos (30-27-7) a 2-0 lead.

Quintin Lisoway scored for Brandon in the second period, and Taylor Cooper tied it on the power play at 14:26 of the third period.

Corbin Boes stopped 31 shots for the Wheat Kings, while Swift Current goalie Eetu Laurikainen made 20 saves.

The Broncos were 0 for 3 on the power play, while Brandon was 1 for 4.

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That was something I've been dreaming of, something I've told myself before the third period I was going to do ... It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe. I didn't believe it went in at first but when I saw all the reaction and all the fans going crazy and my teammates going crazy, it's just an unbelievable feeling. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know whether to jump or just skate and do a Theo Fleury. I don't think I'm the same caliber player he is so I couldn't do it.

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