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Stanley Cup Final

Bostjan Golicic's hat trick leads Calgary past Medicine Hat 8-4

Friday, 02.06.2009 / 1:35 AM / News

The Canadian Press

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Bostjan Golicic had a hat trick and an assist to pace the Calgary Hitmen to an 8-4 win over the Medicine Hat Tigers in Western Hockey League action Thursday.

Keith Seabrook and Brett Sonne added a pair goals each for Calgary (45-7-3-1), while Brandon Kozun added three assists.

Paul Postma added the other for the Hitmen and Martin Jones 21 saves to pick up the win.

Tyler Ennis, Brennan Bosch, Sean Ringrose and Bo Montgomery replied for the Tigers (28-21-3-3).

Bretton Cameron added two assists and Ryan Holfeld - who was pulled midway through the second period after Calgary's fifth goal - made just 15 saves in taking the loss.

Tyler Bunz finished the game for Medicine Hat, surrendering three goals on 23 shots.

Calgary finished 5-for-9 on the power play, while Medicine Hat was 0-for-4.

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