Wheat Kings never had a doubt

SCOTT FISHER, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:01 AM ET

Confidence can turn a game around in a hurry.

That, and an embarrassment of offensive riches.

Trailing 3-1 with just over a half period left in regulation time, there was no sense of panic in the Brandon Wheat Kings' game.

Urgency, yes. But no panic.

The Wheaties, who pack more firepower than any team in the league, fully believed their offence would kick in at some point.

And it did. In a big way.

"When we're down, our team works that much harder to get back in the game," said hero Scott Glennie, who singlehandedly erased the two-goal deficit with a pair of unassisted markers 41 seconds apart.

"We were down all night, but we played a great third period. It was a gutty win for our team."

The Wheat Kings sensed blood in the water after Glennie's game-changing shift, and scored twice more against the reeling Calgary Hitmen before Matt Calvert iced it into an empty net in the final minute.

Calvert said Glennie, a Dallas Stars first-round pick, has taken his game to a different level in the past 10 days.

"I don't think he had the start of the year he wanted to, but he's been amazing for us lately," Calvert said.

"He's won us games and he's gotten us those big goals.

"It helps when you've got a guy who can score goals like that."


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