Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Thomas Scores in Fourth Overtime, Huskies Edge Ravens in CIS Men's Hockey Opener

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Thomas Scores in Fourth Overtime, Huskies Edge Ravens in CIS Men's Hockey Opener

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Huskies edge Ravens 3-2 in quadruple overtime

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HALIFAX - Parker Thomas scored in the fourth overtime, and the No. 2 Saskatchewan Huskies avoided an upset at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport men's hockey tournament with a 3-2 win over No. 7 Carleton on Thursday.

Thomas picked up a rebound at the edge of the crease and put a backhand shot into an open net at 6:11 of the fourth extra period in what became the longest CIS championship game in history.

"I talked to my centre-man before the draw, and told him I was going to drive to the net," Thomas said. "I got stopped on the first one, but I was able to put the rebound home. I don't remember much after that."

Later Thursday, No. 3 St. Francis Xavier routed No. 6 Alberta 6-2.

Levi Cable, on a power play, and Kohl Bauml also scored for Saskatchewan. …

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