Game over

SCOTT FISHER -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 12:23 PM ET

SUN THREE STARS: 1. Paul Gentile, Blazers -- Caused havoc against his former team.

2. Andrew Ladd, Hitmen -- Physically dominant and a decisive win in a second-period fight.

3. Brett O'Malley, Hitmen -- Overager has picked up his play of late.

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TURNING POINT:

Blazers LW Kris Hogg corralled a bouncing puck and batted it under Justin Pogge's pad for the game winner with under five minutes remaining in regulation.

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SAVE OF THE GAME:

Ex-Hitmen Paul Gentile had a great opportunity to burn his old club when he skated in on a partial breakaway midway through the third period. But Justin Pogge got his right shoulder on the shot that was labelled for the top corner.

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FIGHT CARD:

Dylan Yeo, Cgy/Kris Hogg, Kam (first period, draw); Andrew Ladd, Cgy/Ryan Bender, Kam (second period, Ladd by KO).

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HIT OF THE GAME:

Blazers D Ryan Bender crushed Konstantin Pushkarev just inside the Kamloops blueline but paid a horrible price as Andrew Ladd laid down the law in the ensuing fight.

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HARDEST WORKER:

C Riley Merkley was key in Calgary's ability to kill off a half-dozen penalties over the first two periods.

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SCRATCHES:

o HITMEN -- C Ryan Getzlaf (concussion, day to day), D Brett Carson (concussion, day to day), C Shaun Landolt (personal).

o BLAZERS -- C Aaron Richards (concussion, indefinite), LW Richard Jasovsky (concussion, indefinite), C Reid Jorgensen (suspension), D Benn Olsen.

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UP NEXT:

Hitmen at Moose Jaw Tuesday night.


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