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Red Deer squanders lead, comes back to earn 4-3 shootout win over Edmonton @NHL

RED DEER, Alta. - The Red Deer Rebels blew a two-goal lead but rebounded to post a 4-3 shootout win over the expansion Edmonton Oil Kings in WHL action Tuesday.

Goals by Joel Kot, Tomas Polak and Brennen Wray staked the Rebels to a 3-1 advantage after 40 minutes, but Edmonton forward Brent Raedeke scored a power-play goal at 13:53 of the third period and teammate Cameron Cepek connected with 70 seconds remaining to force a scoreless overtime period.

Brett Breitkreuz also scored for Edmonton (2-0-0-1).

Landon Ferraro and Dallas Jackson scored shootout goals for Red Deer (1-2-0-0), while Rebels netminder Morgan Clark stopped attempts by Craig McCallum and Raedeke.

Clark made 29 saves in regulation time. Dalyn Flette stopped 31 shots for the Oil Kings.

(Red Deer Advocate)

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