Joanna French

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Hitmen scored four unanswered goals, including two second period markers 29 seconds apart, en route to a 4-1 win over the Tri-City Americans Sunday afternoon at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

Alex Gogolev, Brady Brassart, Danny Gayle and Chase Clayton each scored for Calgary while Collin Bowman led the Hitmen with three points (3a).

Chris Driedger made 16 saves against his former team to record his sixth win in as many starts for a season total of 15.

The Hitmen, now 31-17-2-1 on the season, have won six straight and 14 of their last 15 games. At 65 points, Calgary moves into third in the Eastern Conference, one point ahead of fourth place Medicine Hat and three points behind second place Moose Jaw.

The Hitmen begin a three-game road trip on Friday, February 3 when they visit the Kootenay Ice, followed by stops in Red Deer and Medicine Hat. Calgary returns to the Scotiabank Saddledome on Wednesday, February 8 when they host the Eastern Conference leading Edmonton Oil Kings.

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