Heat upend Comets in overtime

Ben Street played the hero in overtime as the Heat down the Comets 2-1

Friday, 03.28.2014 / 7:52 PM MT / Future Watch
By Torie Peterson  - CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)
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Heat upend Comets in overtime

CALGARY, AB -- Abbotsford Heat forward Ben Street played the hero for his club in Utica, notching the game-winner at the 2:19 mark of overtime to push his club to a 2-1 victory.

Joni Ortio, who was the game's first star, made 43 saves in his second start since being reassigned to the Heat earlier this month.

The Comets struck first on Friday night, with Alex Friesen scoring short-handed at 8:14 of the first frame. Sven Baertschi responded for Abbotsford in the second stanza with his 10th goal of the year, with Street and Derek Smith collecting the assists.

Baertschi now has nine points in his last eight games.

The two teams will meet again on Saturday to finish off the season series.

THREE STARS

1) Joni Ortio

2) Ben Street

3) Alex Friesen

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