Warriors top Wheat Kings 4-3 behind Firkus’s OT winner in WHL action
MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Jagger Firkus scored the game-winning goal 1:32 into overtime and the Moose Jaw Warriors edged the Brandon Wheat Kings 4-3 on Thursday night in Western Hockey League action.
Atley Calvert, with two goals, and Lynden Lakovic provided the rest of the offence for Moose Jaw (11-8-0).
Jackson Unger made 27 saves.
Carter Klippenstein, Brett Hyland and Nolan Flamand replied for Brandon (7-7-4-1), which had its losing streak extended to three games.
Carson Bjarnason stopped 37-of-41 shots.
Down 3-2 entering the third period, Flamand netted his fifth of the season at 2:43 to tie the score and eventually send the game to overtime before Firkus’s 18th of the year sealed the Warriors victory.
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This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 9, 2023.
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