CALGARY HITMEN 3 LETHBRIDGE HURRICANES 2 (2OT)
1. Andrew Ladd, Hitmen: Buried the double overtime winner at 4:32.
2. Brent Seabrook, Hurricanes: Had seven shots on goal in the second period and seemed to never leave the ice over the entire contest.
3. Ryan Getzlaf, Hitmen: Picked up three assists and was phenomenal killing penalties.
D Dylan Yeo, who threw his weight around, blocked shots and jumped up on several rushes.
Andrew Ladd's game-winning goal in the second overtime frame.
WHAT IT MEANS:
The Hitmen have a 3-1 stranglehold and are just one win away from the second round of the playoffs.
HIT OF THE GAME:
Calgary D Dylan Yeo sent Hurricanes RW Jonathan Filewich flying into the boards in the 'Canes zone with a big shoulder, then got back into the Hitmen zone and blocked a shot.
SAVE OF THE GAME:
Hurricanes G Aaron Sorochan robbed C Shaun Landolt seven minutes into the first overtime, coming across his crease and getting his right pad on Landolt's low shot.
The first scrap of the series featured Calgary C Ryan White and Lethbridge D Michal Gulasi, who went at it in the second period. The Hitmen rookie got the better of the deal and knocked Gulasi down.
* HITMEN: D Darryl Yacboski (shoulder, out for the playoffs), LW Roman Tomanek (healthy), D Justin Falk (healthy), RW Isaac Reid (healthy), C Brett Sonne (healthy).
* HURRICANES: C Kyle Pess, C Mike Ullrich, C Martin Ruzicka, D Lenny Thunderchild.
The series resumes tomorrow night for Game 5 in Lethbridge at the Enmax Centre (7 p.m., FAN 960).