Logan McVeigh scored 27 seconds into overtime lifting the Medicine Hat Tigers to a 1-0 win over the Calgary Hitmen Tuesday night at The Arena.
Daniel Wapple made 39 saves for the Tigers to record his second shutout of the season in a first star performance.
Hitmen goaltender Chris Driedger was named second star after making 33 saves.
Both teams hit two goal posts each with Medicine Hat going 0-2 with the extra attack on the games only two powerplay chances.
The loss snaps Calgary’s season high five game winning streak dropping their record to 18-7-2-3.
At 41 points, the Hitmen now sit in a four-way tie for top spot in the WHL’s Eastern Conference with Medicine Hat, Edmonton and Swift Current.
Photo Credit: Eugene Erick
Calgary Hitmen 0 at Medicine Hat Tigers 1 (OT)
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - Medicine Hat Arena
Calgary 0 0 0 0 -
Medicine Hat 0 0 0 1 - 1
Cal (tripping), 9:34; Brooks Cal (inter. on goaltender), 14:21.
No Scoring.Penalties-No Penalties
1, Medicine Hat, McVeigh 5
(Valk, Bredo), 0:27. Penalties-No Penalties
Shots on Goal
17-8-14-0-39. Medicine Hat 15-10-8-1-34.
Power Play Opportunities
Calgary 0 /
0; Medicine Hat 0 / 2.
Calgary, Driedger 11-6-2-3 (34 shots-33
saves). Medicine Hat, Wapple 10-5-1-0 (39 shots-39
Referees-Jason Cramer (57), Fraser Lawrence
Linesmen-Darren Holeha (47), Matthew Sanders (70).