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Edmonton Oil Kings’ comeback bid falls brief in 3-2 loss to Seattle Thunderbirds in Recreation 5 – Edmonton

The Seattle Thunderbirds are not any strangers to erasing collection deficits within the Western Hockey League playoffs this 12 months. And so they’re doing their finest to make the Edmonton Oil Kings nervous.

The Oil Kings took a 3-1 collection lead into Recreation 5 of the WHL Championship on Saturday and acquired off to a fast begin, however the T-Birds roared again with three unanswered targets and held on to win 3-2, setting the stage for a Recreation 6 on Monday at Rogers Place in Edmonton.

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Conner Roulette, Matthew Rempe and Lucas Ciona scored for Seattle, whereas Josh Williams and Carson Golder scored for Edmonton. The Oil Kings led 1-0 after the primary interval however trailed 2-1 heading into the ultimate body.

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Seattle outshot Edmonton 35-30 within the Alberta capital.

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The winner of this collection will signify the WHL within the 102nd Memorial Cup which works June 20-29 in Saint John, N.B.

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