WHL Roundup: Warriors force Game 7 against Broncos with triple-OT thriller

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Jayden Halbgewachs scored 1:14 into the third overtime period and Brody Willms stopped 58 shots as the Moose Jaw Warriors rallied for a 3-2 win over the Swift Current Broncos on Saturday, forcing a Game 7 in their Western Hockey League second-round series.

Jett Woo and Brett Howden had third-period goals for the Warriors, who were down 2-0 after the first two frames. Brayden Burke and Kale Clague had two assists apiece.

Moose Jaw opened the game trailing 3-2 in the best-of-seven series.

Swift Current’s Matteo Gennaro scored the game’s first goal on a power play 13:43 into the second period and Tyler Steenbergen added his ninth of the playoffs early in the third.

Broncos goaltender Stuart Skinner made 35 saves.

The Warriors host Game 7 Monday night.

The winner of the series will play the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the league semifinals. Lethbridge advanced by beating the Brandon Wheat Kings in five games earlier this week.

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