Peter Kung

Keegan Durrance scored the tiebreaking goal on a power play at 9:20 of the third period to lift the Westshore Wolves to a 3-2 come from behind win over the Victoria Cougars on Saturday night.

In the penalty box at the time of the goal was Landon Kitchen.

Westshore scored three unanswered third-period goals to avoid going down 3-0 in the series.

Establishing position in front, Durrance deflected a Calijah Phillip point shot past Patrick Ostermann who was making his eighth straight start.

Jaden McNulty and Sean Patten gave Victoria a 2-0 lead before third-period goals from Brandon Tutte and Benjamin Duffin tied the game.

The Cougars failed to pounce on a depleted Westshore lineup.  Cameron Coutre, who won the Brian Harrison Trophy as Top Forward in the VIJHL, was in plain clothes due to a one-game suspension he received in Game 2.

Tutte opened the floodgates at 4:27 of the third period.

Prior to, Ostermann had not allowed a goal in 112 minutes and 40 seconds.

Both teams finished 1-for-6 on the power play.

Jordan Spandli stopped 20 shots.

Game 4 goes Sunday, February 25.  Game time at Archie Browning Sports Centre, located at 1151 Esquimalt Road, is 3:30 p.m.

 

BAYVIEW PLACE STARS OF THE GAME:

Victoria:  Patrick Ostermann (Saves:  27, Save Percentage:  .900)

Westshore:  Brandon Tutte (Goals:  1, Assists:  1)

 

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