WHL Roundup: Shirley leads Blazers past Oil Kings

EDMONTON — Collin Shirley scored the winner at 16:24 of the third period as the Kamloops Blazers edged the host Edmonton Oil Kings 2-1 on Sunday in Western Hockey League action.

Matthew Campese opened the scoring for the Blazers (22-15-7) midway through the first period.

Kole Gable responded at 16:58 of the first for the Oil Kings (17-22-7), who are on a five-game slide.

Kamloops goaltender Connor Ingram made 34 saves for the win as Payton Lee turned away 26-of-28 shots for Edmonton.

The Blazers went 0 for 1 on the power play while the Oil Kings failed to score on two chances with the man advantage.

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