The Calgary Hitmen extended their home ice winning streak to seven games with a 5-2 win over the Regina Pats Sunday afternoon at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Zane Jones broke a nine game goal scoring drought by scoring twice while Brady Brassart, Pavlo Padakin and Colten Mayor added singles. For Mayor it was his first goal in 15 games as a member of the Hitmen while Brassart tied his career high of 25 goals set last season.
Victor Rask chipped in three assists to extend his point scoring streak to five games. Brooks Macek also joined the five game point streak club by picking up an assist.
Morgan Klimchuk and Lane Schiedl scored for Regina who trailed 2-0 after the first period and 3-0 after 40 minutes.
Mack Shields made 13 saves to pick up the win in goal, his fifth in his last six starts.
Calgary improves to 39-17-1-3 while the Pats drop to 20-33-3-3.
The Hitmen will now enjoy a full four day break before hosting Prince Albert on Friday night. Game time is 7:00 p.m. at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Regina Pats 2 at Calgary Hitmen 5
Sunday, February 17, 2013 - Scotiabank Saddledome - Calgary, AB
Regina 0 0 2 - 2
Calgary 2 1 2 - 5
1, Calgary, Jones 19 (Chase), 1:31.
2, Calgary, Brassart 25 (Macek, Rask), 16:56 (PP).
Penalties-Lang Cal (cross checking), 2:26; Thrower Cal (kneeing), 11:11; McCoy Reg (holding opp. stick), 16:24; Stevenson Reg (major-fighting), 17:16; Helgesen Cal (major-fighting), 17:16; Virtanen Cal (high sticking), 19:52.
3, Calgary, Padakin 17 17:10.
Penalties-Padakin Cal (slashing), 8:29; Ouellette Reg (roughing), 14:25; Mayor Cal (roughing), 14:25; Christoffer Reg (slashing), 17:37.
4, Calgary, Jones 20 (Virtanen, Rask), 2:24 (PP).
5, Regina, Klimchuk 29 (Stevenson, Stephenson), 6:23 (PP).
6, Regina, Scheidl 29 (Stephenson, Burroughs), 12:06.
7, Calgary, Mayor 13 (Rask), 12:23.
Penalties-Williams Reg (high sticking), 1:21; Henry Reg (interference), 2:59; Virtanen Cal (interference), 6:01; Sylvegard Reg (interference), 7:44.
Shots on Goal-Regina 5-8-2-15. Calgary 8-8-12-28.
Power Play Opportunities-Regina 1 / 5; Calgary 2 / 5.
Goalies-Regina, Sacher 7-11-1-0 (28 shots-23 saves). Calgary, Shields 10-4-0-1 (15 shots-13 saves).
Referees-Colin Watt (72), Devin Klein (9).
Linesmen-Greg Chornohus (127), Michael Roberts (87).