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Driedger makes 28 saves as the Hitmen down the Hurricanes

Sunday, 12.30.2012 / 12:04 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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Driedger makes 28 saves as the Hitmen down the Hurricanes

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Chris Driedger stopped 28 shots as the Calgary Hitmen downed the host Lethbridge Hurricanes 4-1 on Saturday in Western Hockey League play.

Zane Jones had a goal and an assist for the Hitmen (24-9-4), who won for the first time in three outings, while Greg Chase, Brady Brassart and Jaynen Rissling each scored once.

Graham Hood scored the lone goal for the Hurricanes (18-17-5) as Ty Rimmer turned away 35 shots in a losing cause.

Calgary went 0 for 2 on the power play while Lethbridge failed to score on six chances with the man advantage.

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