Edmonton Oil Kings’ comeback bid falls short in 3-2 loss to Seattle Thunderbirds in Game 5 – Edmonton
The Seattle Thunderbirds no stranger to mass deficit erasure in Western Hockey League playoffs this year. And they are trying their best to make Edmonton Oil Kings nerve.
The Oil Kings took a 3-1 series lead in Game 5 of the WHL Championship on Saturday and got off to a quick start, but the T-Birds came back with a three-goal streak and went on to win 3-2, give a chance for Game 6 on Monday at Rogers Place in Edmonton.
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Conner Roulette, Matthew Rempe and Lucas Ciona scored for Seattle, while Josh Williams and Carson Golder scored for Edmonton. Oil Kings led 1-0 after the first half but led 2-1 in the final.
Seattle overtakes Edmonton 35-30 in the Alberta capital.
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The winner of this series will represent the WHL in the 102nd Memorial Cup taking place June 20-29 in Saint John, NB
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