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Matt Calvert scores two goals as Wheat Kings defeat Broncos 4-2

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SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - Matt Calvert scored a pair of goals as the Brandon Wheat Kings reached the 40-win plateau on with a 4-2 victory over the host Swift Current Broncos in Western Hockey League action Tuesday.

Brayden Schenn and Jordan Hale also scored for Brandon. Michael Stickland, with his 21st of the season, and Geordie Wudrick, with his 27th, replied for Swift Current.

Brandon goaltender James Priestner turned aside 23 shots to improve to 15-6-2-1.

Swift Current netminder Travis Yonkman made 23 saves on 27 shots to drop to 20-14-0-1.

The Wheat Kings have outscored the Broncos 23-11 in six wins over the Swift Current this season.

Brandon improved to 40-16-3-1 and remained third in the Eastern Conference. The Wheat Kings have won six of their past seven games and 23 of 28 since Dec. 12, 2008.

Swift Current dropped to 33-26-1-1 and remained fifth in the Eastern Conference.

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