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Rangers earn third win in a row after downing Attack in shootout

Saturday, 03.02.2013 / 8:24 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Rangers earn third win in a row after downing Attack in shootout

OWEN SOUND, Ont. - Radek Faksa and Tobias Rieder scored in the shootout as the Kitchener Rangers edged the host Owen Sound Attack 2-1 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action.

The victory moves Kitchener one point behind Owen Sound for third place in the Western Conference standings.

Jared Gilbert scored his first-career OHL goal at 4:38 of the second period for the Rangers (36-17-8), who have won three games in a row, while Joel Vienneau stopped 37 shots for the victory.

Cameron Brace responded for the Attack (38-18-5) with a power-play goal at 14:57 of the third period to force extra time.

Jordan Binnington earned the game's first star after turning away 40-of-41 shots in defeat.

Kitchener went 0 for 3 on the power play while Owen Sound scored once on four chances with the man advantage.

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