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Saskatoon scores three goals on first four shots to edge Wheat Kings 4-3

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BRANDON, Man. - The Saskatoon Blades scored three goals on their first four shots on their way to a 4-3 win over the Brandon Wheat Kings in the Western Hockey League on Friday night.

Stefan Elliott, Jyri Niemi and Walker Wintoneak gave the Blades a 3-0 lead by the 11:50 mark of the first period, despite being outshot 9-4 at the time. Derek Hulak also scored for Saskatoon (17-3-3). Elliott finished with a goal and two assists.

Colby Robak, Matt Calvert and Scott Glennie replied for the Wheat Kings (12-9-2).

Steven Stanford stopped 44 shots for Saskatoon, while Brandon netminder Andrew Hayes made 25 saves.

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