WHL Roundup: Koep scores OT winner for Oil Kings

EDMONTON — Andrew Koep scored his eighth goal of the season 2:28 into overtime as the Edmonton Oil Kings rallied to beat the Brandon Wheat Kings 4-3 on Friday in Western Hockey League play.

Brett Pollock forced overtime with a goal at 18:53 of the third period for Edmonton (16-19-4). Lane Bauer and Colton Kehler also chipped in with Payton Lee making 21 saves in net.

Nolan Patrick, James Shearer and Tim McGauley scored in regulation for the Wheat Kings (23-11-4), who had a two game winning streak snapped. Jordan Papirny turned away 39 shots in defeat.

The Oil Kings converted once on two power plays while Brandon was scoreless on two opportunities with the man advantage.


SASKATOON — Ryan Graham had two goals and an assist as the Blades routed Prince Albert.

Bryton Sayers struck twice in a four-goal third period for Saskatoon (14-20-3). Cameron Hebig and Wyatt Sloboshan rounded out the attack.

Matteo Gennaro scored a power-play goal 29 seconds into the second period for the Raiders (22-12-4).


KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Ryan Rehill and Jermaine Loewen both scored their fifth goals of the season as the Blazers toppled Victoria.

Collin Shirley and Matt Revel, into an empty net, provided the rest of the offence for Kamloops (18-14-4), which snapped a three-game skid.

Jack Walker had a goal late in the first period for the Royals (23-13-3).


EVERETT, Wash. — Graham Millar and Brycen Martin had power-play goals as the Silvertips downed Kelowna.

Remi Laurencelle opened the scoring for Everett (21-12-2) early in the first period.

Joe Gatenby responded for the Rockets (27-10-2).


REGINA — Adam Brooks scored 4:59 into overtime to lift the Pats over Swift Current.

Brooks added two assists in regulation for Regina (17-16-6), Sam Steel had a goal and a helper and Adam Berg and Austin Wagner supplied the rest of the offence.

Jon Matin led Swift Current (12-21-5) with a goal and an assist. Lane Pederson and Scott Feser also scored.

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