Game Over

CAMERON MAXWELL -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 8:18 AM ET

CALGARY HITMEN 2 MEDICINE HAT TIGERS 1

SUN THREE STARS:

1. Konstantin Pushkarev, Hitmen -- Scored the game winner on a brilliant breakaway at 7:52 of the third.

2. Justin Pogge, Hitmen -- Turned aside 27 shots as the Hitmen beat the Tigers for the first time this season.

3. Matt Keetley -- A solid night between the pipes for the Tigers backup netminder, who has played well against Calgary this season.

HARDEST WORKER:

Ryan Getzlaf, Hitmen -- Getzlaf had a great night at both ends of the ice and was a force on just about every shift.

TURNING POINT:

Hitmen rookie Konstantin Pushkarev took a breakaway feed from Brett Carson, deked forehand then scored the game winner on a one-handed backhand.

HIT OF THE GAME:

Calgary's Tyrel Lucas drilled Daine Todd, who had his head down, just inside the Hitmen blueline late in the third. The monster hit could be heard around the 'Dome.

HIT OF THE GAME:

Tigers sniper Clarke MacArthur picked up a loose puck in front of the Hitmen net, unleashed a low snap shot that was denied on a great left pad save by Hitmen netminder Justin Pogge.

SCRATCHES:

* Hitmen: D Darryl Yacboski (shoulder), F Keegan Dansereau (illness), F Roman Tomanek (shoulder).

* Tigers: D Jordan Bendfeld (healthy), F Roman Psurny (healthy), D David Schlemko (healthy).


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