Oil Kings even WHL final with Portland

Rhett Rachinski scored his second goal of the game in overtime as the Edmonton Oil Kings evened the Western Hockey League final at two games apiece with a 4-3 win over the Portland Winterhawks on Tuesday.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Rhett Rachinski scored his second goal of the game in overtime as the Edmonton Oil Kings evened the Western Hockey League final at two games apiece with a 4-3 win over the Portland Winterhawks on Tuesday.

The Oil Kings came back after blowing a 3-1 lead in the third period. Game 5 is Thursday in Edmonton.

Tyler Maxwell and Stephane Legault also scored for the Oil Kings.

Sven Bartschi scored his 12th and 13th goals of the post-season for Portland. Marcel Noebels added a goal and an assist.

Laurent Brossoit made 39 saves for the Oil Kings. Mac Carruth stopped 38 shots for the Winterhawks.

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