Edmonton, AB – The Edmonton Oil Kings scored twice in each period en-route to a 6-1 win over the Calgary Hitmen Thursday night at Rexall Place.
The win extends the Oil Kings home ice winning streak to nine games while snapping Calgary’s five game road win streak.
Tyler Maxwell scored twice for Edmonton. Jordan Peddle, Kristians Pelss, Rhett Rachinski and T.J. Foster added singles.
Cody Sylvester had the lone goal for Calgary who was outshot 27-21.
Trevor Cheek and Greg Chase drew assists on the Sylvester marker to extend their personal point scoring streaks. Cheek now has points in seven straight games (3g 7a) while Chase (1g 3a) has points in three consecutive outings.
Calgary, 14-11-1-1 on the season, returns to Scotiabank Saddledome for a pair of games hosting Spokane tomorrow in the Canada Safeway Ltd. Movember game. Sunday they welcome the Medicine Hat Tigers in the 17th annual Petro-Canada Teddy Bear Toss. Game time Friday is 7:00 p.m. with a 4:00 p.m. puck drop Sunday.
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Calgary Hitmen 1 at Edmonton Oil Kings 6
Thursday, December 1, 2011 - Rexall Place - Edmonton, AB
Calgary 0 0 1 - 1
Edmonton 2 2 2 - 6
1, Edmonton, Peddle 3 (Wilson, Pysyk), 1:53.
2, Edmonton, Maxwell 14 (Gernat, Wruck), 16:56.
Penalties-Humphries Cal (roughing), 18:19; Peddle Edm (interference), 18:19; Sylvester Cal (checking to the head), 19:28.
3, Edmonton, Pelss 12 (Corbett, Gernat), 16:04.
4, Edmonton, Maxwell 15 (Corbett, Wruck), 18:20.
Penalties-Lazar Edm (high sticking), 2:34; Gayle Cal (hooking), 15:38; St. Croix Edm (holding opp. stick), 15:38; Bowman Cal (interference), 19:46.
5, Edmonton, Rachinski 7 (Pysyk, St. Croix), 0:46 (PP).
6, Calgary, Sylvester 12 (Chase, Cheek), 9:03.
7, Edmonton, Foster 10 (Pysyk), 10:12.
Penalties-Moroz Edm (interference), 1:27; Gernat Edm (checking from behind), 5:08; Trzonkowski Cal (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 18:14; Moroz Edm (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 18:14; Gernat Edm (clipping), 18:45.
Shots on Goal-Calgary 7-9-5-21. Edmonton 6-13-8-27.
Power Play Opportunities-Calgary 0 / 4; Edmonton 1 / 2.
Goalies-Calgary, Glover 7-5-0-0 (19 shots-15 saves); Driedger 7-5-1-1 (8 shots-6 saves). Edmonton, Brossoit 15-7-1-1 (21 shots-20 saves).
Referees-Fraser Lawrence (10), Pat Smith (12).
Linesmen-Scott Fulmer (32), Darren Spurgeon (131).