LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Jay Merkley had two goals and an assist and Brody Sutter also scored twice Friday as the Lethbridge Hurricanes defeated the Calgary Hitmen 6-5 in the Western Hockey League.
Cam Braes, with a goal and an assist, and Juraj Bezuch also scored for the Hurricanes (2-1-0).
Macoy Erkamps and Matt Marantz added two assists, while Brandon Anderson made 42 saves.
Justin Kirsch scored twice for Calgary (0-2-0), while Victor Rask added a goal and an assist. Jimmy Bubnick and Alex Gogolev had the other goals.
Mike Snider finished with 31 saves in defeat.