Spokane takes 3-0 lead in WHL final with win
Published: Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Tyler Johnson knocked home a loose puck at 6:20 of the first overtime to give the visiting Spokane Chiefs a 2-1 comeback win over the Lethbridge Hurricanes Tuesday night.
The Chiefs now have a 3-0 stanglehold on the Western Hockey League championship series.
Captain Chris Bruton scored in regulation for the Chiefs while Dwight King tallied for the Hurricanes.
Game 4 will be played tonight in Lethbridge.
In the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League final, the Gatineau Olympiques used home ice to their advantage Tuesday night, scoring five times in the first period en route to beating the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 10-4 and taking a 2-1 series lead.
In Ontario, the Belleville Bulls overcame a three-goal deficit on Tuesday to beat the Kitchener Rangers 5-4 in overtime in Game 4 of the Ontario Hockey League final.
The Bulls trail the best-of-seven championship series 3-1.
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