WHL Roundup: Sunday, March 31, 2019
CALGARY – Taylor Ross scored 3:57 into overtime as the Lethbridge Hurricanes forced a seventh game in their Western Hockey League playoff series with a 7-6 win over the Calgary Hitmen on Sunday.
Calen Addison tied the game for Lethbridge with 32 seconds left in the third period, less than two minutes after Mark Kastelic put the Hitmen in front 6-5.
Jake Leschyshyn, Nick Henry, Jordy Bellerive, Dylan Cozens and Zachary Cox also scored for the Hurricanes, who host Game 7 of the first-round series on Tuesday.
Leschyshyn and Addison also added three assists for four-point nights.
Kaden Elser, Cael Zimmerman, Devan Klassen, Ryder Korczak and James Malm supplied the rest of the offence for Calgary.
Lethbridge’s Cale Tetachuk stopped 27 shots. Hitmen goaltender Jack McNaughton made 34 saves.
OIL KINGS 4 TIGERS 3 (OT)
MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Vince Loschiavo capped an Oil Kings rally with a goal 2:43 into overtime, and Edmonton edged the Tigers in Game 6 to advance to the second round of the WHL playoffs.
Trey Fix-Wolansky, Wyatt McLeod and Conner McDonald also scored for the Oil Kings, who erased an early 3-1 deficit to win the first-round series 4-2.
James Hamblin scored twice for Medicine Hat and Corson Hopwo rounded out the offence.
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