Hitmen Extend Winning Streak Over Pats

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January 12, 2013, Regina, SK (ISN) – Brady Brassart and Jake Virtanen both scored twice as the Calgary Hitmen extended their winning streak to a season high six games with a 6-1 victory over the Regina Pats Friday night at Brandt Centre.

Brooks Macek set the tone opening the scoring just 13 seconds into the first period as Calgary jumped out to a 1-0 lead.

Brendan Hurley also scored for the Hitmen, to celebrate his 200th career game in the Western Hockey League

Morgan Klimchuk had the lone marker for Regina who trailed 3-0 after the first period and 4-1 after 40 minutes.

Cody Sylvester had a pair of assists for Calgary to extend his career high point scoring streak to eight games while Chris Driedger made 32 saves to pick up the win.

The Eastern Conference leading Hitmen are now 30-10-1-3 and will wrap up their four game road trip tomorrow in Swift Current.

Next Calgary home game is Friday, January 18th against the Prince George Cougars. Game time is 7:00 p.m. Scotiabank Saddledome.

Tickets for upcoming Hitmen games are available at all Ticketmaster locations as well as the Scotiabank Saddledome box office. Order online at www.ticketmaster.ca or by phone at 1-855-985-5000. For more information on tickets, including the Sunday Ticket Pack and Name Your Game Flex Package, visit www.hitmenhockey.com or contact customer service at 403-777-4646.