CALGARY - Mack Shields stopped 16 shots as the Calgary Hitmen blanked the visiting Brandon Wheat Kings 5-0 on Sunday in Western Hockey League action.
Brady Brassart and Jake Virtanen each had a goal and an assist for the Hitmen (32-13-4), who won for the first time in three outings, while Chase Lang, Brooks Macek and Zane Jones scored a goal apiece.
Curtis Honey turned away 43-of-48 shots for the Wheat Kings (18-29-4), who have dropped back-to-back games and sit last in the Eastern Conference.
Calgary went 2 for 4 on the power play while Brandon failed to score on six chances with the man advantage.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings