After missing most of the first and all of the second period to injury, Zach Kaiser returned with a full cage in the third period and scored his 12th goal of the year with less than three minutes to play as the Lloydminster Bobcats defeated the Okotoks Oilers 3-2 Friday night.
Jeremy Kelleway was outstanding with 37 saves on 39 shots on the night, while Scott Ivey and Zach Webb provided the other two goals offensively for the Cats.
The win puts the Bobcats three points back of the Drayton Valley Thunder with the final playoff spot, and the Cats will now head to Olds for a matchup with the Grizzlys tomorrow night at 7:00PM.
Full recap to follow.
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