Saturday, November 3, 2012
HITMEN 4 PATS 1 & DUB ROUND-UP
Before a crowd of 4360, the Hitmen led 1-0 after the first period and 2-1 after two. Kade Pilton scored Regina's lone goal as Regina dropped to 6-11-1. Calgary's Brooks Macek iced the game with a pair of third period goals. With the victory, the Hitmen improved to 9-4-1-2.
NOTES: Matt Hewitt made 28 saves in the Regina goal, taking the loss .. Chris Driedger made 30 saves for the Hitmen to net the win ... Regina was 0/4 on the powerplay and 0/1 on the penalty kill ... Calgary outshot the Pats 32-31 ... Regina hosts the CHL's 10th-ranked Prince Albert Raiders Saturday night at 7:00 pm on 620 CKRM (Press Box Sports Bar Pregame Show at 6:35).
The Tri-City Americans can depend on a visit from their state rivals to break out of a slump. Malte Stromwall scored the game-winning goal in the third period, as the Americans beat the Everett Silvertips 3-2 to snap a three-game slide Friday night in Western Hockey League action.
Wheat Kings 3, Warriors 2
At Brandon, Man., Nick Buonassisi scored late to help the Wheat Kings (8-6-3) slip past Moose Jaw (7-7-3).
Blades 3, Ice 2 (OT)
At Cranbrook, B.C., Shane McColgan scored in overtime as Saskatoon (7-9-0) edged Kootenay (4-8-1).
Hurricanes 5, Tigers 2
At Lethbridge, Alta., Jay Merkley scored twice to lift the Hurricanes (9-7-2) past Medicine Hat (9-9-1).
Raiders 3, Oil Kings 2
At Prince Albert, Sask., the Raiders (11-4-2) scored three unanswered goals to edge Edmonton (9-4-3).
Broncos 4, Thunderbirds 3
At Swift Current, Sask., Graham Black's two goals helped the Broncos (7-7-5) blow past Seattle (7-7-1).
Blazers 2, Cougars 1 (SO)
At Kamloops, B.C., Brendan Ranford and Cole Ully scored in the shootout to help the Blazers (17-1-1) beat Prince George (7-8-1).
Winterhawks 6, Royals 2
At Portland, Ore., Nicolas Petan's two goals lead the Winterhawks (11-3-1) past Victoria (9-7-0).
Rebels 3, Chiefs 1
At Spokane, Wash., the Rebels (9-8-2) had three unanswered goals to cruise past the Chiefs (11-6-0).
(With files from the Canadian Press)