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A pair of Parkland hockey stars were crowned provincial champions on Tuesday night.

Capping off a perfect playoff run, the Brandon Wheat beat the Winnipeg Wild, 4-3, in overtime in game three of the Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey League's playoffs inside the J&G Homes Arena in Brandon. The Wheat Kings were a perfect 9-0 during their championship run, scoring 53 goals and giving up just 14.

Brady Turko of McCreary had a sensational playoff run for Brandon scoring nine times and posting 20 points while Easton Odut of Dauphin finished with two goals and 12 points. Jaxon Jacobson led all playoff scorers with 23 points. Brandon has still not lost a game in regulation after they went 43-0-1 in the regular season and paired with their perfect playoff run, the team's record is now 52-0-1. 

With their championship, the Wheat Kings now advance to the Telus Cup West Regionals which will be played at the Hockey for All Centre in Winnipeg from April 4 to 7. Brandon will be joined by the Winnipeg Wild, Saskatoon Blazers, and Thunder Bay Kings in the four-team event. The champion will earn their berth in the Telus Cup from April 22 to 28 in Membertou, Nova Scotia. 

Stay tuned to hear from Easton and Brady ahead of the regional championships next month.