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Uher scores winner in third period to give Chiefs 4-3 victory over Wheat Kings

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Dominik Uher scored his first goal of the season at 16:18 of the third period to give the Chiefs a 4-3 come from behind victory over the Brandon Wheat Kings in WHL action Wednesday.

The Chiefs also remained unbeaten at home this season and moved to 3-2-1 on the year.

Spokane came from a 3-1 deficit to earn the win in their only meeting with Brandon this year.

The Wheat Kings struck early and scored at 1:09 of the first on a Mark Stone shot from the left face-off circle.

Brenden Kichton answered quickly for the Chiefs slipping behind the Wheat Kings defence to put a Mike Aviani pass into the net on the power play at 2:37.

Brandon quickly regained the lead scoring on the power play off a Jason Swyripa shot at 7:44.

Brendan Walker extended the Wheat Kings lead scoring on the power play at the 6:15 mark of the second period to give the Wheat Kings a 3-1 lead.

Spokane answered on the power play with a spectacular tip by Anthony Bardaro off a Davis Vandane shot from the point at 13:22 of the second period. It was Bardaro's eighth goal of the season.

Darren Kramer tied the game at three as he took advantage of a bad pass behind the Wheat Kings net, catching goaltender Corbin Boes behind the cage and scored on a wraparound at 18:33 of the second period to pull the Chiefs even headed into the intermission.

Neither team was able to find the back of the net in the third period until Uher's goal at 16:18 off a Steven Kuhn assist.

Spokane was 2-5 on the power play, while the visiting Wheat Kings were 2-3.

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