Calgary Herald article (Game Story)May 11 2009 at 7:20 AM
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By John Down, Calgary Herald
May 10, 2009
Kelowna 3 Calgary 2 (OT)
1. Calgary, G Martin Jones the only reason the Hitmen were still in the game after two periods.
2. Kelowna, Colin Long the rockets captain picked a fine time to break loose with a goal and assist.
3. Kelowna, Mikael Backlund Constant offensive threat, took a big lick and kept on ticking.
Kelowna, owly after a thundering hit by Michael Stone on Mikael Backlund early in the second period, mounted a fierce hitting game that penned the Hitmen for much of the second period and led to two quick goals to wipe out a 1-0 first period deficit. they launched the offensive shorthanded and then four-on-four when a four-minute penalty to Jamie Benn was nullified after 37 seconds.
there were a mess of them but nothing topped the flashy glove save Martin Jones made against a one-time, snap shot from the low slot by Mikael Backlund early in the first period.
F Mikael Backlund was steaming out of the Kelowna end and just as he was about to head up ice after taking a pass at the Kelowna blueline, Calgary d Michael Stone met him head on with a thunderous check that appeared to leave both players stunned from the impact.
Calgary scratches: d austin Madaisky, F Tyler Fiddler (upper body), F Chase Schaber (upper body), F Mackenzie royer. Kelowna scratches: d aaron Borejko, F Shane McColgan, F Spencer Main.
1. Calgary, Golicic 4 (Bortis) 7: 45 (sh).
Penalties -- Backlund Kel (inter. on goaltender) 2:23; Schultz Cal (high-sticking, roughing) 5:37; Almond Kel (roughing) 5:37; Seabrook Cal (interference) 7:23; Bloodoff Kel (roughing) 12:14; Backlund Kel (delay of game) 19:19.
2. Kelowna, Long 4 (Barrie, Backlund) 11: 43 (pp).
3. Kelowna, Bloodoff 5 (Benn, Long) 13:33. Penalties -- Benn Kel (roughing, roughing) 1:32; McMillan Cal (hooking) 1:59; Postma Cal (holding, roughing) 7:09; Gogol Kel (roughing) 7:09; Schultz Cal (interference) 11:37; Plante Cal (boarding) 18:46; Almond Kel (roughing) 20:00.
4. Calgary, Broda 11 (Sonne) 12: 57 (pp).
Penalties -- McMillan Cal (slashing) 3:36; Bloodoff Kel (slashing) 12:09.
5. Kelowna, Barrie 4 (Benn, Backlund) 8: 13 (pp). Penalties -- Plante Cal (hooking) 8:00. shots on Goal
calgary 10 8 7 1 --26 Kelowna 14 17 13 6 --50 Power-play: Calgary: 1 -7; Kelowna: 2 -8. Goalies: Calgary -Jones 14-4 (50-47, L). Kelowna -Guggenberger 16-6 (26-24,W).
referees: Chris Savage, Devin Klein.
Linesmen: Trevor Boudreau, Chris Carlson.
The Lethbridge Hurricanes have dismissed Michael Dyck as head coach. dyck directed his crew to the wHl championship last season.
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