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Hitmen stalking Chiefs

The Spokane Chiefs are about to tackle defending Western Hockey League champion Calgary at the Arena. The Hitmen played at Tri-City on Tuesday, losing 3-1, but Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur came away impressed, saying Calgary was the better team. The complete box is posted  below. We’ll keep you posted on scoring tonight through Twitter, SRtrim.

Hitmen 1 at Americans 3
First Period
No scoring.
Penalties ‹ TC bench (too mnay men, served by Moline) 8:08, Yuen TC
(high-sticking) 8:57, MacKenzie Cal (cross-checking) 18:21.
Second Period
1. TC, Hughesman 8 (Macek, Yuen) 12:33.
Penalties ‹ Berg Cal (boarding) 8:12, MacKenzie Cal (holding) 10:05, Schmidt
TC (roughing) 10:05, Rissling Cal (holding) 14:39.
Third Period
2. TC, Macek 2 (Feser, Holland) 6:32.
3. Cal, Kirsch 5 (Clayton, Reinbolt) 8:03.
4. TC, Holland 7, 8:21.
Penalties ‹ Moline TC (hooking) 12:02, Beach Cal (roughing) 18:47, Schmidt
TC (closing hand on puck) 18:47, Trzonkowski Cal (roughing) 20:00,
Sutherland TC (roughing) 20:00.
Shots on goal by
Calgary 13 11 11 ‹ 35
Tri-City 13 10 6 ‹ 29
Goal ‹ Calgary: Holly (1-3); Tri-City: Owlsey (6-3).
Power plays (goals-chances) ‹ Calgary: 0-3; Tri-City: 0-3.
Referee ‹ Trevor Hanson. Linesmen ‹ Jeremi Del Campo and Chris Carlson.
Attendance ‹ 3,630.

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