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Duval's three-point outing leads Hitmen to 6-2 win over Cougars

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CALGARY - Ian Duval scored twice and added an assist to lead the Calgary Hitmen to a 6-2 win over the Prince George Cougars in Western Hockey League action Sunday afternoon.

Kyle Bortis also had two goals for the Hitmen (20-8-1-2), who have compiled an 8-0-1-1 record in their past 10 games. Bostjan Golicic and Ryan White added singles, while Karl Alzner, Michael Stone and Brandon Kozun chipped in with two assists each.

Greg Gardner and Corey Tyrell scored for the Cougars (11-20-0-0), who have lost two straight games.

Calgary took a 1-0 lead at 4:52 of the first when Duval banked a shot off Cougar defenceman Ty Wishart's skate into the net past Prince George goalie Real Cyr. The power-play goal prompted the 17,341 fans in attendance to litter the ice with an unofficial Canadian Hockey League record of 26,919 stuffed toys as part of the Hitmen's 13th annual Petro-Canada Teddy Bear Toss game.

Calgary goalie Dan Spence made 17 saves to improve his record to 11-4-3, while Cyr stopped 27 of the 33 shots he faced in a losing cause.

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