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Swift Current regains second place in the East with 4-1 victory over Brandon

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SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - The Swift Current Broncos regained second place in the East Division standings with a 4-1 win over the visiting Brandon Wheat Kings.

Swift Current's 13th win of the season moved them a point past Brandon with the Broncos holding a game in hand over the Wheat Kings.

Swift Current import forward David Stieler and defenceman Eric Doyle scored goals 5:56 apart in the middle period to help the Broncos post a 2-1 lead after 40 minutes.

Matt Tassone increased the Broncos lead to 3-1 with a goal 4:51 into the third, and Dale Weise added an empty net goal in the final seconds.

Brandon import forward Daniel Bartek had the lone Wheat Kings goal.

Broncos netminder Travis Yonkman posted his tenth win of the season with a 27-save performance.

Wheat Kings goaltender Joe Caligiuri falls to 11-8 on the season after yielding three goals on 21 shots.

Swift Current improved their record to 13-6-0-4, while Brandon is a point back with a 14-9-0-1 mark.

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