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Schneider’s Late Goal Lifts Wheat Kings Past Winnipeg Ice 4-3

December 18, 2019 9:00 AM | The Canadian Press


By The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Ice - WHL

WINNIPEG — Braden Schneider scored the winner with just 1:49 remaining, as the Brandon Wheat Kings completed a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the Winnipeg Ice in Western Hockey League action on Tuesday.

Brandon’s Cole Reinhardt recorded his 22nd goal of the season at 14:51 of the third period to level the score. Marcus Sekundiak and Ben McCartney were the other goal scorers for the Wheat Kings (15-15-3).

Connor McClennon scored twice, while Owen Pederson added a goal for the Ice (19-13-1).

Jiri Patera stood tall for the Wheat Kings — making 32 saves.

Liam Hughes turned aside 19-of-23 shots in defeat.

Winnipeg converted on one of four power-play opportunities, while Brandon went 1 for 6 with the man advantage.

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