Moose Jaw, SK – Cody Sylvester scored twice and set up another leading the Calgary Hitmen to a 5-2 win over the Moose Jaw Warriors Wednesday night at Mosaic Place.
Victor Rask, Danny Gayle and Alex Gogolev also scored for the Hitmen who built period leads of 1-0 and 4-0.
Quinton Howden and Justin Kirsch scored back-to-back goals for Moose Jaw in the opening 11 minutes of the third period to pull the Warriors within a pair of goals, but any thoughts of a comeback were wiped out when Sylvester scored into an empty net.
Brandon Glover had another strong performance in the Hitmen goal, extending his personal winning streak to five games making 30 saves against his former team.
Calgary, 6-2-1-0 in their last nine games is now 12-10-1-1 on the season
The Hitmen will use tomorrow as a travel day before visiting Saskatoon Friday and Prince Albert Saturday.
Calgary returns to Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday, December 2, when they host the Spokane Chiefs.
Puck drop is 7:00 p.m. for the Canada Safeway Ltd. Movember game.
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POST GAME NOTES: Warriors defenceman Dylan Mcllrath was given a major penalty for a check to the head on Hitmen Trevor Cheek. Cheek did not return....Warriors defenceman Dallas Ehrhardt hit a second period post and crossbar.
Calgary Hitmen 5 at Moose Jaw Warriors 2
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - Mosaic Place - Moose Jaw, SK
Calgary 1 3 1 - 5
Moose Jaw 0 0 2 - 2
1, Calgary, Rask 13 (Brassart, Cheek), 12:52.
Penalties-Edmundson M.j (checking to the head), 0:26; Rissling Cal (major-fighting), 7:14; Edmundson M.j (major-fighting), 7:14; White M.j (tripping), 10:48; Chase Cal (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 13:34; Johnson M.j (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 13:34; Humphries Cal (interference), 16:08; Beach M.j (embellishment, 10-minute misconduct), 16:08; Kornelsen Cal (roughing), 18:42; McFaull M.j (roughing), 18:42.
2, Calgary, Gayle 6 4:42 (SH).
3, Calgary, Sylvester 10 (Cheek, Bubnick), 6:54.
4, Calgary, Gogolev 10 (Bubnick, Sylvester), 16:33 (PP).
Penalties-Sutherland Cal (tripping), 1:19; Brooks Cal (holding), 3:59; Kosterman Cal (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 9:01; McIlrath M.j (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 9:01; Roach Cal (interference), 11:35; McIlrath M.j (major - checking to the head, game misconduct), 16:10; Gayle Cal (roughing), 17:22.
5, Moose Jaw, Howden 9 2:36 (SH).
6, Moose Jaw, Kirsch 11 (Beach, Howden), 10:32 (PP).
7, Calgary, Sylvester 11 18:34 (EN).
Penalties-Bowman Cal (roughing), 0:22; Bubnick Cal (major-fighting), 0:22; Edmundson M.j (roughing), 0:22; Fioretti M.j (checking from behind), 0:22; McFaull M.j (major-fighting), 0:22; Wyton M.j (slashing), 1:28; Roach Cal (slashing), 6:51; Glover Cal (delay of game), 9:03; Humphries Cal (hooking), 9:54; Brassart Cal (slashing), 12:21; Ehrhardt M.j (roughing), 12:21; Lyon M.j (roughing), 12:21; Gogolev Cal (slashing), 12:26; Clayton Cal (roughing), 19:42; Hansen M.j (roughing), 19:42; Johnson M.j (roughing), 19:42.
Shots on Goal-Calgary 14-6-12-32. Moose Jaw 8-8-16-32.
Power Play Opportunities-Calgary 1 / 7; Moose Jaw 1 / 7.
Goalies-Calgary, Glover 6-4-0-0 (32 shots-30 saves). Moose Jaw, Siemens 11-6-2-1 (20 shots-16 saves); Tremblay 1-1-0-0 (11 shots-11 saves).
Referees-Cole Hamm (51), Curtis Howe (27).
Linesmen-Todd Doepker (65), Shane Smith (123).