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Stanley Cup Final

Chris Driedger stops 42 as Calgary Hitmen edges Lethbridge Hurricanes 3-2

Wednesday, 11.21.2012 / 12:24 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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Chris Driedger stops 42 as Calgary Hitmen edges Lethbridge Hurricanes 3-2

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Chris Driedger made 42 saves as the Calgary Hitmen edged the Lethbridge Hurricanes 3-2 in Western Hockey League play Tuesday.

Greg Chase, Alex Roach and Carson Samoridny each scored for Calgary (15-5-3), which stayed atop the Central Division.

Ryan Pilon and Jay Merkley replied for Lethbridge (13-11-2), which capitalized on just one of eight power-play opportunities.

Hurricanes goaltender Ty Rimmer meanwhile finished the night with 17 saves.

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It's not always going to be pretty, especially against a great goalie [Lundqvist] like that. My goals are never how you draw them up. It's just a matter of grinding it out and trying to create havoc in front and good things happen.

— Capitals forward Jay Beagle on scoring in their Game 3 victory against the Rangers on Monday