Hitmen no match for Blades

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February, 2, 2013, Saskatoon, SK (ISN) – Andrey Makarov made 42 saves to set a franchise record with his eighth career shutout as the Saskatoon Blades blanked the Calgary Hitmen 6-0 Friday night at Credit Union Centre.

Nathan Burns and Brenden Walker both scored twice for Saskatoon while Josh Nicholls and Matej Stransky added singles.

The Blades who led 1-0 after the first period extended the lead to 3-0 after 40 minutes.

Calgary Flames prospect Michael Ferland chipped in a pair of assists as did Erik Benoit, Shane McColgan and Darren Deitz.

The loss drops the Hitmen to 1-2 on their season high nine game road trip.

Calgary, now 33-15-1-3, returns to action tonight in Prince Albert against the Raiders.

Internet Broadcast on www.sportsnet.ca/960 starts at 6:00 p.m.

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