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Beskorowany makes 42 saves, Frontenacs even OHL series with Battalion

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BRAMPTON, Ont. - Tyler Beskorowany made 42 saves and the Kingston Frontenacs scored three times in the first five minutes and cruised to a 7-4 win over the Brampton Battalion in Ontario Hockey League playoff action Thursday.

The Frontenacs tied the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final series at two games apiece.

Brampton, who won the first two games of the series, now travel to Kingston for a pivotal Game 5 on Friday. They could not take a 3-1 series lead despite outshooting the Frontenacs 46-24.

Ethan Werek, Alex Quine and Kaine Geldart scored before the game was five minutes old to give Kingston an 3-0 lead.

The Battalion roared back in the second period with Matt Clark, Michael Santini and Thomas Stajan scoring in a span of 5:08 to tie the game.

Kingston went back in front just 56 seconds after Stajan's game-tying goal,on a goal by Zach Harnden.

Corey Durocher gave the visitors a two-goal lead 2:02 into the third period. Sean Jones brought the Battalion back to within one with a power-play goal at 4:36.

That's as close as Brampton would get, as Michael Farrell provided an insurance marker at 10:04 and Michael Fine added an empty netter in the final minute.

Patrick Killeen struggled in the Brampton net, allowing six goals on 23 shots.

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