KENT, Wash. — Gannon Laroque scored 3:05 into overtime to lead the Victoria Royals past the Seattle Thunderbirds 5-4 on Friday in Western Hockey League action.
Evan Patrician's goal 11:04 into the third period tied the game and forced extra time for Victoria (5-11-3). Carter Briltz, Bailey Peach and Keanu Derungs rounded out the attack.
Tyler Palmer made 34 saves for the win.
Jared Davidson scored and added two assists for Seattle (13-6-2), while Sawyer Mynio, Samuel Knazko and Eric Van Impe chipped in as well.
Connor Martin stopped 25 shots in net for the Thunderbirds.
The Royals went 1 for 2 on the power play and Seattle was 0 for 3 with the man advantage.
Elsewhere in the WHL, Everett routed Tri-City 8-2, Prince George doubled Spokane 4-2, Vancouver snuffed Kamloops 3-1, Edmonton bested Medicine Hat 8-2, Brandon topped Lethbridge 4-2, Prince Albert defeated Regina 5-2, Moose Jaw blanked Red Deer 4-0, and Winnipeg eked out a 4-3 win over Saskatoon.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 3, 2021.
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