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Moose Jaw uses second period explosion to beat Calgary 4-2 to even series

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CALGARY - The Moose Jaw Warriors scored four goals in the second period en route to a 4-2 win over the Calgary Hitmen in Western Hockey League playoff action Sunday afternoon.

With the win, the Warriors tied up the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final series at one game apiece, with the second and third games slated for Tuesday and Wednesday nights in Moose Jaw.

Defenceman Chad Suer started the rally with a power-play goal at 6:55 of the second and also added an assist. Terrance Delaronde, Neal Prokop and Jason Bast also scored, while Ty Wishart had a pair of assists.

The Hitmen opened up a 2-0 lead in the first period on goals by Brandon Kozun and Brock Nixon before the Warriors rallied to take the lead in the second.

Moose Jaw netminder Joey Perricone stopped 28 of 30 shots, while his Calgary counterpart Dan Spence made 23 saves at the other end.

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