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Seattle Thunderbirds capture WHL Championship with a 4-3 overtime victory

by Paul Gazzola /

Oilers prospect Ethan Bear and his Seattle Thunderbirds are WHL champions. 

The T-Birds defeated the Regina Pats 4-3 in overtime of Game 6 to take the series 4-2.

Bear produced two assists in the third period to overturn a 3-1 deficit and ended the night plus-two.

Tweet from @SeattleTbirds: Bear showing trophy to family and friends #WinTheCup

The defenceman registered six goals and 20 assists in 17 games played, good for fourth League-wide in post-season scoring. 

Alexander True scored the game winner at 12:36 of the extra frame.

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