Lucas Froese opened the scoring for Melville 4:01 in on a powerplay, and the two teams traded goals back and forth. Kelly Leismeister tied it for Yorkton, Michael Sagen gave Melville the lead back, and Nathan Murray answered again. That started the Terrier rally, as Tyler Giebel potted his 4th of the playoffs late in the first, and Brady Norrish made it 4-2 Terriers just 30 seconds into the 2nd.
Alex Elliott scored a big goal late in the third to cut it to 4-3, and Colin Mospanchuk tied it quickly into the 3rd... and it stayed 4-4 until Bradshaw's late winner.
Shots were 49-32 for Yorkton.
Game 4 goes Wednesday in Melville(7:00 / 7:30 on GX94).
The Swan Valley Stampeders suffered their first loss of the playoffs, falling 4-2 in OCN, and have their series lead trimmed to 2-1.
Despite giving up the game's first goal 1:29 in, they probably had their best first period of the series so far. They scored two quick powerplay goals from Tony Partridge and Kyle Smart to lead 2-1 after the first and had a solid 2nd to keep it that way through two.
But in the third, the Blizzard scored three unanswered to win 4-2 and get right back in the series, heading into Game 4 Wednesday in Swan.
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