(ISN) – The Moose Jaw Warriors and Edmonton Oil Kings will advance to the WHL Eastern Conference final aftier their respective wins over Brandon and Medicine Hat Wednesday night.
The Warriors defeated Medicine Hat 4-3 in OT with Brayden Point playing the hero and scoring at 8:50 on the powerplay, just 11 seconds after the Tiger’s Cole Grbavac was called for interference.
edmonton had no trouble closing out Brandon, as they took a 4-0 forst period lead and rode that to a 6-0 win. The Oil Kings peppered 36 shots at the Wheat King net in the first two periods and ended up with 46 total in what was clearly a one sided affair.
Dates for the Eastern Conference Final series have been set for:
#1 – Moose Jaw @ Edmonton; Friday, April 20 (7:00pm)
#2 – Moose Jaw @ Edmonton; Sunday, April 22 (5:00pm)
#3 – Edmonton @ Moose Jaw; Tuesday, April 24 (7:00pm)
#4 – Edmonton @ Moose Jaw; Wednesday, April 25 (7:00pm)
#5 – Moose Jaw @ Edmonton; Friday, April 27 (7:00pm)**
#6 – Edmonton @ Moose Jaw; Sunday, April 29 (6:00pm)**
#7 – Moose Jaw @ Edmonton; Tuesday, May 1 (7:00pm)**
** – if necessary