SASKATOON - Laurent Brossoit stopped 34 shots as the Edmonton Oil Kings hung on to defeat the host Saskatoon Blades 2-1 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.
Brandon Baddock and Keegan Lowe both scored in the second period to put the Oil Kings (29-9-5) up 2-0.
Josh Nicholls responded for the Blades (21-20-1) midway though the third period, however that was all Brossoit would let by as his club held on to a one-goal lead for the final 10:04 of the game.
Andrey Makarov turned away 30-of-32 shots in a losing cause.
Edmonton went 0 for 3 on the power play while Saskatoon scored once on three chances with the man advantage.