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Vancouver defeats Spokane Chiefs in overtime in Western Hockey League preseason

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EVERETT – Brayden Watts scored his second goal of the game 1 minute, 42 seconds into overtime Saturday to give the Vancouver Giants a 3-2 win over the Spokane Chiefs in Western Hockey League preseason play at Angel of the Winds Arena.

The Chiefs broke a scoreless tie 5:09 into the second period when Carter Chorney scored his third goal of the preseason.

Late in the period, Jeff Faith assisted on Jaret Anderson-Dolan’s backhander for a 2-1 Chiefs lead.

Watts scored midway through the third period to tie the score.

Chiefs goaltender Bailey Brkin recorded 17 of his 34 saves in the second period.

The Chiefs were 0 for 4 on power plays.

Spokane, which defeated Portland 7-1 in its preseason opener Friday, will remain in Everett and play the Seattle Thunderbirds on Sunday.

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