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Wednesday, May 11, 2016


Regina's Jon Ryan drops the puck/
KENT, WA - The Brandon Wheat Kings defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 3-2 in overtime Tuesday night at ShoWare Center in Game 3 of the WHL Championship.

Reid Duke scored the game-winning goal in overtime with a wrist shot from the slot 2:59 into the extra period. Mitch Wheaton had the only assist on the goal.

The Wheat Kings now have a 3-0 series lead. Brandon won both Game 1 and Game 2 in overtime by the score of 3-2.

Game 4 of the WHL Championship will be a White Out Wednesday game on May 11. The first 5,000 fans at Game 4 will receive a special, limited edition FREE T-Birds white t-shirt. The puck drops at 7:05pm at ShoWare Center for Game 4.

Brandon outshot Seattle 35-24 in the game.

Seattle goalie Landon Bow made 32 saves on 35 shots.  Brandon's Jordan Papirny stopped 22 of 24 shots.

Shots on goal - Seattle 8-10-5-1 24, Brandon 9-12-11-3 35. Goalies - Seattle, Bow 35 shots-32 saves (12-4); Brandon, Papirny 24-22 (15-4). Power plays - Seattle 2-5; Brandon 0-3. A - 6,152. Referees - Derek Zalaski, Chris Crich. Linesmen - Bevan Mills, Mike Roberts.