Defenceman Jason Fram scored in the sixth round of the shootout lifting the Spokane Chiefs to a 3-2 win over the Calgary Hitmen.
Fram's goal was the only marker in the shootout after the Hitmen hit four posts and the Chiefs one.
After a scoreless first period, Calgary scored the only two goals of the second period as both Greg Chase and Zane Jones found the back of the net.
In the third period, Spokane out shot Calgary 14-6 and got goals from Cole Wedman and the WHL's top scorer Mitch Holmberg to force overtime.
Photo Credit: Brad Watson - Calgary Hitmen
Spokane Chiefs 3 (SO) at Calgary Hitmen 2
Sunday, October 13, 2013 - Scotiabank Saddledome - Calgary,
Spokane 0 0 2 0 - 3
Calgary 0 2 0 0 - 2
Penalties-Padakin Cal (hooking), 2:06; Thomas Cal (interference), 12:26;
Brooks Cal (hooking), 16:57; Wedman Spo (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 20:00; Brassart
Cal (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 20:00.
1, Calgary, Chase 9
(Virtanen, Helgesen), 8:28.
2, Calgary, Jones 3 (Rissling, Clayton), 17:45.
Penalties-Playfair Spo (interference), 4:01; McIntosh Spo (elbowing),
3, Spokane, Wedman 1 (Holmberg), 1:02.
Holmberg 12 (Gow, Bechtold), 8:55.
Penalties-Holmberg Spo (unsportsmanlike
cnd.), 2:10; Chase Cal (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 2:10; Bobyk Spo (holding), 2:18;
Helgesen Cal (hooking), 6:13; Peterson Cal (inter. on goaltender),
Spokane 1 (Holmberg NG, Yamamoto NG, Aviani NG, Sozanski NG, Chartier NG, Fram
G), Calgary 0 (Fazleev NG, Chase NG, Brassart NG, Brooks NG, Virtanen NG, Thomas
Shots on Goal
Spokane 8-7-14-1-1-31. Calgary 8-13-6-1-0-28.
Spokane 0 / 5; Calgary 0 / 3.
8-1-0-0 (28 shots-26 saves). Calgary, Driedger 2-3-0-1 (30 shots-28
Referees-Jon Stephenson (38), Kevin Webinger
Linesmen-Chris Carlson (92), Michael Roberts (87).