Jessiman Records Hat Trick as Admirals Defeat Flames

January 20, 2009 - American Hockey League (AHL)
Abbotsford Heat News Release

The Admirals avenged Sunday's loss to the Flames by securing a 4-0 win vs. Quad City on Tuesday. Hugh Jessiman recorded a hat trick in the win while Drew MacIntyre stopped 32 shots to record his third shutout of the year.

The Admirals took a 1-0 lead when they scored the only goal of the opening frame during a power play. Hugh Jessiman took a shot from high in the slot that snuck through traffic and into the Quad City net. The tally was Jessiman's seventh of the year and was assisted by Cody Franson and Cal O'Reilly.

After a scoreless middle frame, the Admirals recorded three goals in the third period to secure the win. Ryan Jones tipped home a centering feed from Patric Hornqvist to give the Admirals a two-goal cushion. Jones later assisted on Hugh Jessiman's second goal of the evening when he hit the Admirals forward on the goal-mouth. Jessiman swatted home the pass to give Milwaukee a three-goal edge. Jessiman capped his hat trick moments later when he scored into an empty net to set the final at 4-0.

The Flames visit Grand Rapids on Friday for a 6:00 p.m. (central time) game vs. the Griffins. The game can be heard on 93.9 FM WYEC and beginning at 5:35 p.m. with The Hayman's Ace Hardware Pre-Game Show. Fans can also watch the game for just $6.00 via

The Flames return home on Saturday, January 31st to face the Milwaukee Admirals. Game time is 7:05 p.m. The first 4,000 fans in attendance will receive a poster featuring 2009 AHL All-Star Brett Palin. Tickets are available now at the i wireless Center Box Office, via phone at (563) 326-1111 or on-line at Group rates and ticket packages are available through the Flames Ticket Office at (309) 764-7825. For more information on all Flames event, visit

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