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Trott has two goals, Carruth turned aside 36 shots as Winterhawks rout Hitmen

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CALGARY - Jason Trott had two goals and an assist and Mac Carruth turned aside 36 shots as the Portland Winterhawks won 7-1 over the Calgary Hitmen in Western Hockey League action Tuesday night.

Seth Swenson and William Wrenn each added a goal and an assist, while Taylor Leier, Brendan Leipsic and Brad Ross added singles for the Winterhawks (7-5-2), who snapped a personal six-game losing streak to the Hitmen.

Portland led 5-0 before Victor Rask scored the lone goal for Calgary (4-6-1) on the power play midway through the third period.

Calgary netminder Chris Driedger was chased from the game after a pair of goals just 19 seconds apart to start the third period. He stopped 22-of-26 shots before giving way to Brandon Glover, who stopped seven shots in relief.

It was Carruth's sixth victory of the season.

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