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Tierney scores in OT as Knights take 3-1 series lead against Rangers

Wednesday, 04.10.2013 / 10:24 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Tierney scores in OT as Knights take 3-1 series lead against Rangers

KITCHENER, Ont. - Chris Tierney scored the winner at 13:24 of overtime as the London Knights edged the host Kitchener Rangers 4-3 on Wednesday in Ontario Hockey League playoff action.

The Rangers now find themselves down 3-1 in the best-of-seven second round matchup, despite goaltender John Gibson turning away a career-high 58 shots in defeat.

Seth Griffith had a goal and an assist for the Knights while Matt Rupert and Nikita Zadorov added single goals.

Tierney chipped in an assist for a two-point night and has three goals and 11 points in eight post-season games.

Anthony Stolarz stopped 42-of-45 shots for the victory.

Tobias Rieder had a goal and an assist for the Rangers and Ben Fanelli and Justin Bailey scored a goal apiece.

London went 1 for 2 on the power play while Kitchener scored once on five chances with the man advantage.

The Knights can wrap up the series on Friday when they host the Rangers for Game 5 at Budweiser Gardens.

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