Carson Whyte (Regina, SK) got the game-winner in shootout as the Spruce Grove Saints took down the Sherwood Park Crusaders by a final score of 4-3.
Just over halfway through the first period, Whyte scored his first of the night to put the Saints up 1-0. Soon after Whyte’s goal, Logan Hauer put one home for the Crusaders to tie the game at one-a-piece.
Five minutes into the middle frame, Ethan Kronewitt (Stony Plain, AB) scored a short-handed goal to take back the lead for the Saints! Then, with five minutes left in the period, Zac Maxwell netted one home to tie things up at two.
Halfway through the third period, Brophy Dunne (Prince George, BC) scored to again take the lead for the Saints! Two minutes later, Noah Wills got the rebound to tie the game at 3-3.
Overtime left the game undecided, so the shootout was the final decider! In an eleven-round shootout, Whyte got the game-winner to defeat the Crusaders by a conclusion of 4-3!