OIL KINGS NOTES: Carson Golder does it all at Memorial Cup

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Golder started the game on the left-wing of the top line for the Oil Kings and finished it on the blue line in a 4-3 overtime victory against the Saint John Sea Dogs

Jaxsen Wiebe (43) of the Edmonton Oil Kings celebrates with teammates after scoring the winning goal in overtime at the 2022 Memorial Cup on June 22, 2022, at the Harbour Station in Saint John, NB. Photo by Vincent Ethier /CHL Article content

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Carson Golder showcased his versatility for the Edmonton Oil Kings at the 2022 Memorial Cup on Wednesday.

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Golder started the game on left-wing on the top line for the Oil Kings and finished it on the blue line in a 4-3 overtime victory against the Saint John Sea Dogs at Harbour Station arena.

Jaxsen Wiebe scored the overtime winner, completed his first junior hockey hat-trick.

“The guys in the room call me a Swiss Army knife,” Golder said. “I’ll play wherever the team needs me. I think it was a situation thing, I got the call and I had to go back on defence.”

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Golder helped spell off Edmonton’s top four defencemen, Kaiden Guhle, Luke Prokop, Simon Kubicek and Logan Dowhaniuk.

The Oil Kings play predominately with four defencemen, but in the second game of a back-to-back, needed…

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