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The Red Deer Rebels have taken a 3-0 game lead in their best-of-seven WHL Eastern Conference Semifinal with the Saskatoon Blades.

Tuesday night they beat the Blades 3-1 in front of over 4,600 fans at The Peavey Mart Centrium.

There was no scoring in the game until the second period when Saskatoon would sneak one past Rebels goalie Kyle Kelsey.

After that it was all Red Deer. Frantisek Formanek and Dwayne Jean Jr. would score two Rebels goals in the second and then an empty net third period goal by Kalan Lind would secure the win for the home team. Final score, 3-1.

Kyle Kelsey would stop 22 of 23 shots. Both teams were 0-for on the power play.

With a win tonight, The Rebels can finish off this series and advance to the conference final against either Moose Jaw or Winnipeg. 

Game time is 7:00 pm at The Peavey Mart Centrium.