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Dumba scores in OT as Rebels beat Hitmen 2-1, cuts Calgary series lead to 2-1

Tuesday, 04.09.2013 / 12:24 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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Dumba scores in OT as Rebels beat Hitmen 2-1, cuts Calgary series lead to 2-1

RED DEER, Alta. - Mathew Dumba scored a power-play goal at 6:33 of overtime to lift the Red Deer Rebels over the Calgary Hitmen 2-1 in WHL playoff action Monday.

The win reduced Calgary’s lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal to 2-1. Game 3 is Tuesday in Red Deer.

Peter Kosterman opened the scoring for the visitors seven minutes into the game and Brooks Maxwell pulled Red Deer even with a short-handed goal at 14:30 of the first period.

Patrik Bartosak turned aside 38 shots for the Rebels. Hitmen goalie Chris Driedger made 42 saves.

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