Tanner Butler was the overtime hero for the RDC Kings as they clinched third place in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Men’s Hockey standings.
Butler notched a marker with just 15 seconds left in double overtime to help the Kings earn the 3-2 victory over the NAIT Ooks.
Chase Thudium opened the scored in the first for RDC, but Issac Farrah tied in early in the second for the Ooks.
Late in the second Butler scored on the power play, before NAIT tied the game early in the third and sent it to overtime.
The win helped RDC move into third in the ACAC and they’ll host Concordia University of Edmonton in the first round of the playoffs next week.
RDC Queens Hockey
The Queens will play a third and deciding game in their Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Women’s Hockey playoff series with NAIT.
The Ooks shutout the Queens 3-0 at the Collicutt Saturday.
Hannah Fouillard, Brittney Savard and Verca Kuzelova scored for NAIT in the win.
Queens goalie Tracie Kikuchi made 27 saves in the loss.
RDC will head to Edmonton on Sunday for Game 3.