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WHL Roundup: Lazar scores 2, Oil Kings take 2-0 lead over Tigers in East final

Sunday, 04.20.2014 / 9:04 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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WHL Roundup: Lazar scores 2, Oil Kings take 2-0 lead over Tigers in East final

EDMONTON - Curtis Lazar scored twice and Tristan Jarry made 32 saves as the Edmonton Oil Kings edged the Medicine Hat Tigers 3-1 on Sunday for a 2-0 lead in the Western Hockey League's Eastern Conference final.

Edgars Kulda scored a goal and assisted on another for the Oil Kings.

Chad Butcher responded with the Tigers' lone goal, on the power play halfway through the second period.

Medicine Hat goaltender Marek Langhamer stopped 43 shots in defeat.

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