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Bulldogs beat Oil Kings 4-2 to reach Memorial Cup semifinal


SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick (AP) — Marco Costantini made 40 saves, Mason McTavish scored the deciding goal and the Hamilton Bulldogs beat the Edmonton Oil Kings 4-2 on Friday night to advance to the Memorial Cup semifinal game. Shawinigan will face host Saint John on Saturday in the round-robin finale, with the winner advancing to the final and the loser to the semifinal. McTavish gave Ontario Hockey League champion Hamilton a 3-1 lead with 6:34 left. He also had an empty-net goal with a second left. Avery Hayes and Ryan Winterton had power-play goals for the Bulldogs in the first period. Jalen Luypen and Jake Neighbours scored in third for Western Hockey League champion Edmonton. Hamilton finished 1-2 in round-robin play.

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