The Brandon Wheat Kings have advanced to the WHL Eastern Conference Final after a 7-3 win over Moose Jaw.
The Wheaties jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first 6:24 and didn’t look back, wrapping up the East Semifinal in five games.
Tim McGauley had a hat trick while Tyler Coulter had a goal and two assists.
After losing the first two games of the playoffs at home to the Edmonton Oil Kings, Brandon has won eight of their last nine games to advance to the conference finals for the second straight year.
The next round begins in Brandon April 22 against either Red Deer or Regina.