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Zach Pochiro ties game, scores in shootout as Cougars stun Raiders 6-5

Monday, 01.27.2014 / 10:54 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Zach Pochiro ties game, scores in shootout as Cougars stun Raiders 6-5

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Zach Pochiro scored in regulation and again in the shootout as the Prince George Cougars edged the Prince Albert Raiders 6-5 in the lone Western Hockey League game Monday.

Pochiro forced extra time with the tying goal at 19:44 in the third period before scoring the only goal of the shootout.

Todd Fiddler had a pair of goals for the Cougars (19-26-7), with Marc McNulty and Troy Bourke adding singles.

Josh Morrissey, Dakota Conroy, Jayden Hart, Chance Braid and Darcy Zaharichuk had a goal apiece for the Raiders (23-23-3).

Prince George goaltender Ty Edmonds turned aside 30 shots, while at the other end of the ice Nick McBride did what he could with 42 saves.

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I've never seen anything like that. The great thing is I don't know how many times guys bailed me out where they had to score to keep it alive and they did every time. It was amazing. It's not the way we draw it up, to go 20 rounds here, but obviously it's a big win.

— Florida goalie Roberto Luongo after the Panthers defeated the Capitals in the longest shootout in NHL history on Tuesday
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