Hitmen beat the Everett SilvertipsOctober 29, 2011 - Western Hockey League (WHL) Calgary Hitmen
Captain Cody Sylvester put the Hitmen on the board late in the first period followed by goals from Trevor Cheek in the second and Jimmy Bubnick in the third. Cheek recorded his second game winning goal of the season and first shorthanded point in the victory.
Jari Erricson was the lone Silvertip to put one past goaltender Chris Driedger who made 15 saves for Calgary while the Hitmen pumped 42 shots at Everett goalie Kent Simpson.
Tonight's win improves Calgary's record to 5-6-0-1.
The Hitmen will now head out on a season-long six-game road trip starting in Prince Albert on Tuesday, November 1, followed by stops in Saskatoon, Brandon, Regina, Moose Jaw and Swift Current. Calgary returns to Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday, November 11 when they host the Seattle Thunderbirds. Puck drop is 7:00 p.m. for the Remembrance Day game.
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Western Hockey League Stories from October 29, 2011
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- T-Birds Overthrow Royals in Shootout - Seattle Thunderbirds
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- 'Tips Ride Simpson to Comeback Win - Everett Silvertips
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