SASKATOON - Brady Brassart had two goals and three assists to lead the Calgary Hitmen in a wild 9-5 victory over the Saskatoon Blades on Tuesday in the WHL.
Cody Sylvester had a goal and five assists for the Hitmen, who jumped out to 5-2 lead after just 20 minutes. Greg Chase and Jake Virtanen each scored twice for Calgary (42-20-5), while Jaynen Rissling and Pavlo Padakin added singles.
It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy. Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.
— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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