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Shinkaruk scores winner as the Tigers edge the Raiders

Saturday, 03.09.2013 / 11:04 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Shinkaruk scores winner as the Tigers edge the Raiders

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Hunter Shinkaruk scored with 23 seconds remaining in overtime as the Medicine Hat Tigers edged the host Prince Albert Raiders 2-1 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.

Marek Langhamer stopped 37-of-38 shots for the Tigers (35-31-3) while Elgin Pearce scored in regulation.

Jonas Knutsen scored the lone goal for the Raiders (35-27-7), who are winless in five games, and Luke Siemens made 28 saves in defeat.

Both clubs went 0 for 3 on the power play.

The victory moves Medicine Hat to within four points of Prince Albert for the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference. Both clubs have seven regular-season games remaining.

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It's always a little bit weird, but it moves on. They've got a good team, and they played well tonight. I think that's just part of it.

— Peter Laviolette on facing his former team (Flyers) for the first time since his departure