Saskatoon Blades down Moose Jaw Warriors 3-2, take 3-0 series lead

WATCH ABOVE: Game 3 highlights between the Saskatoon Blades and Moose Jaw Warriors.

Max Gerlach scored with 4:21 left in the third period as Saskatoon Blades edged the Moose Jaw Warriors 3-2 on Tuesday in Western Hockey League (WHL) playoff action.

Gerlach’s goal came with one second left on a 5-on-3 power play after the Warriors took back-to-back delay of game penalties.

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Kyle Crnkovic and Kirby Dach also scored for the Blades, who hold a commanding 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference quarter-final match-up.

Nolan Maier made 22 saves for the win.

Keenan Taphorn and Carson Denomie scored for the Warriors.

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Adam Evanoff had a busy night in net, stopping 37 of the 40 shots he faced.

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The Blades can wrap up the first-round series when the teams meet Wednesday in Moose Jaw.

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