EDMONTON - T.J. Foster's goal midway through the third period helped the Edmonton Oil Kings end their struggles against Medicine Hat, beating the Tigers 3-2 in WHL action Tuesday night.
Foster tapped in Jeff Lee's wraparound attempt past Medicine Hat goalie Ryan Holfeld as the Oil Kings (18-20-2-4) earned their first win in 14 games all-time against the Tigers.
Edmonton opened the scoring at 9:41 of the first, Clayton Cumiskey finishing off a two-on-one with Shayne Neigum.
Medicine Hat (22-14-3-3) evened the score with 3:02 to go in the period, Mark Isherwood crashing the net and banging one home on the power play past Oil King goalie Torrie Jung.
Jung turned aside Canadian junior gold medallist Tyler Ennis late in the period as the forward skated across the net on a partial breakaway but was denied on a backhand attempt.
McCallum restored Edmonton's lead with 2:36 left in the second, wristing a shot above the left pad of Holfeld.
Just 21 seconds after Foster's goal, Taylor Gal responded with a forehand-backhand deke on Jung to make it 3-2. Jung recorded the save of the night later in the period, stacking the pads and getting his left toe on a Bretton Cameron shot.