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Macek three goals, Dreidger 22 saves as the Hitmen blank the Hurricanes

Sunday, 03.10.2013 / 12:14 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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Macek three goals, Dreidger 22 saves as the Hitmen blank the Hurricanes

CALGARY - Brooks Macek scored three times and Chris Driedger made 22 saves as the Calgary Hitmen blanked the visiting Lethbridge Hurricanes 9-0 on Saturday in Western Hockey League play.

Cody Sylvester scored two goals for the Hitmen (43-20-5), who have won three games in a row, while Jake Virtanen and Victor Rask had a goal and two assists apiece.

Brady Brassart and Pavlo Padakin each had a goal and an assist to round out Calgary's offence.

Ty Rimmer made 33 saves in a losing cause for the Hurricanes (26-32-10).

Calgary went 3 for 4 on the power play while Lethbridge failed to score on six chances with the man advantage.

Quote of the Day

He scores 50 goals, they go in, they go in, and they go in. And I think, 'Why can't I do that?'

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on teammate Alex Ovechkin, who scored his 50th goal of the season Tuesday in a 4-2 win vs. the Hurricanes