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.
This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.
— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday