BRANDON, Man. - Jayce Hawryluk scored the winner at 6:56 of overtime on Saturday as the Brandon Wheat Kings edged the Seattle Thunderbirds 3-2 in Game 2 of their Western Hockey League final to take a 2-0 series lead.
Tyler Coulter tied the game at 2-2 in the third for the Wheat Kings, who travel to Kent, Wash., for Game 3 on Tuesday. Nolan Patrick also scored.
Donovan Neuls and Ethan Bear found the back of the net for the Thunderbirds, who got 36 saves from Landon Bow.
Jordan Papirny kicked out 37-of-39 shots for the win in net.
Brandon was scoreless on five power plays while Seattle went 1 for 5.
(The Canadian Press)