Jimmy Bubnick scored two goals in a first star performance as the Calgary Hitmen edged the Eastern Conference leading Edmonton Oil Kings 4-3 Sunday afternoon at Scotiabank Saddledome.
The win extended Calgary's season high winning streak to seven games.
Cody Sylvester (1g, 2a), who broke a 3-3 third period tie scoring the game winner with 8:33 remaining, led the Hitmen with three points while Calder Brooks also scored in the win.
Spencer Humphries chipped in a pair of assists in his first game back off injury.
Trevor Cheek, Alex Gogolev and Jaynen Rissling, who has points in his last four consecutive games, each picked up one helper for Calgary.
Photo Credit: Allana Minchau
Brandon Glover made 24 saves in the Hitmen net to record his 13th win of the season and fifth win in his last five starts.
Calgary out shot the Oil Kings 39-27, including 18-11 in the second period.
The Hitmen, now 24-16-2-1 on the season, sit seventh in the WHL Eastern Conference with 51 points, just three points back of Medicine Hat and Regina for fifth.
Edmonton Oil Kings 3 at Calgary Hitmen 4
Sunday, January 15, 2012 - Scotiabank Saddledome - Calgary, AB
Edmonton 1 1 1 - 3
Calgary 0 3 1 - 4
1, Edmonton, Maxwell 24 (Gernat), 14:30.
Penalties-Geertsen Edm (holding), 14:40; Rissling Cal (tripping), 16:54.
2, Calgary, Bubnick 18 (Sylvester, Humphries), 2:51.
3, Calgary, Brooks 4 (Cheek, Humphries), 4:58 (PP).
4, Calgary, Bubnick 19 (Sylvester) 8:47.
5, Edmonton, Moroz 10 (Legault), 11:03.
Penalties-Samuelsson Edm (major-charging, 10-minute misconduct), 2:51; Pysyk Edm (cross checking), 6:27; Sautner Edm (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 13:17; Bubnick Cal (roughing), 13:17; Sylvester Cal (inter. on goaltender), 18:10.
6, Edmonton, Lazar 12 (Moroz, Foster), 4:00 (PP).
7, Calgary, Sylvester 17 (Rissling, Gogolev), 11:27.
Penalties-Cheek Cal (boarding), 2:23; Brooks Cal (hooking), 2:49.
Shots on Goal-Edmonton 5-11-11-27. Calgary 9-18-12-39.
Power Play Opportunities-Edmonton 1 / 4; Calgary 1 / 3.
Goalies-Edmonton, Jarry 4-2-0-0 (39 shots-35 saves). Calgary, Glover 13-8-0-0 (27 shots-24 saves).
Referees-Tyler Adair (58), Adam Byblow (23).
Linesmen-Michael Roberts (87), Justin Slimm (105).