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Dan Spence stops 25 shots as Calgary beats Edmonton 4-1 @NHL

CALGARY - Dan Spence stopped 25 shots to record his club-record 75th win as the Calgary Hitmen downed the Edmonton Oil Kings 4-1 in Western Hockey League action Wednesday night.

Bostjan Golicic and Brett Sonne scored in the first period for the Hitmen (2-0-1) as Spence made nine saves, including three on Edmonton forward Robin Soudek, to keep the Oil Kings (1-2-0) off the scoresheet.

Brett Breitkreuz finally got one past Spence in the second period when his one-timer of a pass from Brenden Dowd found the back of the net.

Brandon Kozun then converted a pass from Sonne for an insurance marker in the third period for the Hitmen, who avenged a 4-3 loss they suffered in Edmonton to the Oil Kings last Saturday night.

Ian Schultz added an empty-net goal, while Keith Seabrook and Chase Schaber each had a pair of assists for Calgary.

Edmonton goalie Dalyn Flette stopped 31 of 35 shots in a losing cause.

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