Wolves burn Heat 3-2 on Leivo's late heroics, lead AHL series 2-0

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CHICAGO — Josh Leivo's goal with 18 seconds left in the game snapped a 2-2 deadlock Monday and lifted the Chicago Wolves to a 3-2 win over the Stockton Heat in Game 2 of the AHL's Western Conference final series.

Chicago won the series opener 5-4 in overtime on Friday.

Jack Drury and Noel Gunler also scored for Chicago, while Eetu Tuulola and Justin Kirland scored for Stockton, who outshot Chicago 35-21.

Game 3 is Wednesday in Stockton, Calif.

Laval Rocket and Springfield Thunderbirds are tied 1-1 in the AHL's Eastern Conference final. Game 3 is Wednesday in Laval, Quebec.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 6, 2022

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