Kings Outrun Sharks in High Scoring OT Win

After falling behind 6-3 heading into the third period, the Dresden Kings stormed back and were able to outrun the Wheatley Sharks in a high scoring 7-6 OT win.

In the opening period, Riley Babkirk struck first for the Wheatley Sharks, before Macks Holmes answered back with a powerplay marker for the Kings.

The second period started with the two teams trading goals again. New Dresden Kings acquisition Mike Myers scored on the powerplay to start things off, before Austin Fontaine tied the game at two. Jeff Vanrabaeys then again put Dresden ahead. Kyle Quick answered back scoring the fourth powerplay goal of the second period to knot the action at three.

Wheatley would pull ahead in the second, scoring three more goals before the buzzer, with Mike Reid and Luke Gagnon scoring, and Quick picking up his second of the period.

In the third, Dresden’s veterans took the game over as Josh Beatty scored twice, and Cody McPhail scored to help the Kings claw back into the game and send it to overtime tied 6-6.

At 3:37 of the extra frame, the Kings completed their comeback with Dylan Mertz scoring the game winner.

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