Game Over

SCOTT FISHER -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 7:24 AM ET

SUN THREE STARS:

1. Tim Konsorada, Wheat Kings; Potted a pair, including the overtime winner.

2. Justin Pogge, Hitmen; Kept home side in it for two periods.

3. Ryan White, Hitmen; Rookie made the most of his increased ice time.

TURNING POINT:

After a turnover at the Wheat Kings blueline, Eric Fehr pushed the puck ahead to linemate Tim Konsorada, who walked in and ripped a shot over Justin Pogge's shoulder with just 3.8 seconds to go in OT.

SAVE OF THE GAME:

Justin Pogge, making his 10th consecutive start between the pipes for Calgary, came up with a pair of beauties late in the second period to keep it a 2-2 game. He turned away Eric Fehr, the WHL's leading goal scorer, on a shorthanded breakaway. The rebound came out to Tim Konsorada but Pogge robbed him with the glove as well.

HIT OF THE GAME:

Hitmen blueliner Jeff Schultz blasted Lance Monych (slightly from behind) into the boards late in the middle frame. The Wheaties winger crumpled to the ice.

HARDEST WORKER:

Despite having his goal-scoring drought extended to 13 games, RW Steve Covington was a blur of motion throughout.

SCRATCHES:

HITMEN -- C Ryan Getzlaf (concussion, day to day), D Darryl Yacboski (shoulder, week to week), D Brett Carson (concussion, day to day) and D Tyler Harder (eye, day to day).

WHEAT KINGS -- D Riley Day (kidney, indefinite), D Jonathan Webb, LW Tyler Strautman, D Mark Louis.

WHAT IT MEANS:

The Hitmen (26-17-6-3) move one point clear of the Red Deer Rebels, who have a game in hand, in the battle for third spot in the Central Division.

UP NEXT:

The Hitmen hook up with the Wheaties again Wednesday in Winnipeg (6 p.m., The Fan 960).


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